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Location: Conroe, TX
Would you like to work in a facility that will allow you to have work/life balance? Would you be interested in working at a small community hospital and have impact on outcomes and not be just an employee of a large system?
Would you want to live within an hour of Houston and have the access to a large city but live in an area that the hospital serves about 70K in the area?
If that sounds like the change you are looking for, please read on…
What they’re looking for:
•Graduate of a school of nursing with an Associates and Bachelors.
•One year of recent perioperative nursing experience required.
•Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas, or immediately eligible.
•Basic Life Support certification required within 30 days of employment. CNOR certification preferred.
Hours and compensation potential:
•The position is full time day shift. Will be required to be on call 8 days a month. Will need to be within 30 minute response time.
•Range is $40hr-$48hr depending on experience. Will receive on call pay and time and a half when called back in.
•A full benefits package including CME allowance as well as a sign-on bonus.
What you’ll be doing:
•The Perioperative Staff RN uses the nursing process, collaborates with the physician and healthcare team in the delivery of care to patients who are preparing for, have had a surgical or other invasive procedure.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patient populations served, as well as the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles.
•Assessment: Conducts an ongoing and systematic collection of data, guided by the application of knowledge of physiological and psychological principles and experience, and uses the data to establish a nursing diagnosis and predict outcomes.
•Nursing Diagnosis and Outcome Identification: Coordinates and analyzes the assessment data in determining diagnoses and establishes patient goals based on nursing diagnosis.
•Coordinates and plans delivery of nursing care with a multidisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care. Collaborates with the entire healthcare team to develop a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
•Delivers appropriate care to patients, at a competent level, according to the needs of the patient and population served. Implements the interventions identified in the Plan of Care.
•Evaluates the patient’s progress toward attainment of outcomes. Effectively communicates with physicians and other team members.
•Provides patient/family teaching based on the needs of each patient and plans ways to meet those needs.
•Administers and reconciles medications appropriately.
•Adheres to infection prevention protocols.
•Demonstrates an understanding of patient rights, including those pertaining to confidentiality, informed consent and privacy.
•Demonstrates adaptability, problem solving and professional behavior at all times.
•Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement, and desired client-centered outcomes.
•Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, competence validation; supports department-based goals which contributed to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
•Maintains patient confidentiality and appropriate handling of PHI.
•Actively participates in survey readiness activities and assures that department is compliant with all regulatory standards.
•Position is located an hour from Houston.
•There is 5 OR suites. Will work with a great group and report to the Director and OR Clinical Coordinator.
•Facility is about 120 beds, accredited, not-for-profit acute care community hospital along with the Rural Health Clinic.