POSITION SUMMARY: The RN is responsible for managing patients admitted or being seen for medical conditions or surgical procedures; performs the primary function of a professional nurse leader in assessing, planning, guiding, and evaluating nursing care provided to patients. The RN provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Assessments related to specific conditions, therapies and interventions are required. The RN shall oversee and guide nursing employees that are under their supervision. Responsible for interaction with hospital staff and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns, and conflicts with identification and assistance in resolutions. May be occasions when it will be necessary to work weekends, holidays, evenings, nights, and/or on-call/call-back status. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times.
QUALIFICATIONS:1. A minimum of one year full time or three years part time experience in acute care setting.2. Must comply with the STHS Attendance and Punctuality Policy by not exceeding 3 occurrences in a 3 month period Exceeding the number may result in removal from Traveler Status.3. Must comply with STHS Licensure and Certification policy by not allowing any required licensure or certification to lapse requiring suspension from work. Failure to comply may result in removal from Traveler Status.4. Must comply with education and training requires by timely completion of all assigned e-learning modules and attendance at required training sessions. Failure to comply may result in removal from Traveler Status.5. May not receive any performance related corrective actions above a preventive counseling level. Any corrective actions issued above the preventive level may result in removal of Traveler Status.6. Any performance evaluation rating must be a minimum rating of successfully meets standards on all required duties and responsibilities. Performance ratings of below successfully meets standards may result in removal from Traveler Status.7. Any 3 OFIs in the areas of Chest Pain, Trauma, Sepsis, Stroke (metrics and documentation) may result in removal from Traveler Status and the inability to float to other STHS facilities.8. Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHSs Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.EDUCATION / LICENSURE:1. Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas, or part of a compact state license, or has a valid temporary RN license for the State of Texas while waiting to receive the permanent license. BSN preferred.2. Effective January 6, 2016, must possess an Associate Degree, Baccalaureate Degree or Diploma from a School of Nursing or University.3. Must have and maintain BLSMust have and maintain current certifications, according to unit specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Providers Program (for any and all certifications applicable through the AHA program)EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.