Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she is responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness.
Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work.
Customer Focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards.
Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed.
Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed.
Decision Making – displays sound judgment; works with minimal supervision.
Initiative – seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter.
Adheres to Policy – follows CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital rules, policies, procedures and guidelines.
Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others.
Professionalism – represents CHI ST. Luke’s Memorial Hospital positively in actions and appearance.
Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner. Collects pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient, significant others and other health care team members.
Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the interventions.
Consistently documents in the patient and unit records according to written health system standards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient care requirements.
Provides appropriate teaching and information to patients and families including information on Pain Management, Nutrition, Skin Integrity, Fall Prevention, Diabetes, Disease Process, Smoking Cessation, and Discharge instructions.
Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision –making, and ensuring patient safety.
Uses interventions substantiated by research as appropriate in the patient population, participates in research activities, identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomes managers and department.
Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of nursing practice. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality care.
Associates Degree in Nursing for all transfers and new hires
· Texas Registered Nurse License
· ACLS within 6 months of hire
· NRP within 18 months of hire
· S.T.A.B.L.E. course completion within 18 months of hire
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
· Effective Communication
· Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.
· Critical thinking skills
· Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal
· Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software program.
Does not require prior experience
Additional Salary Information: Sign-on bonus
Generous tuition reimbursement plan
401K with company match
Internal Number: 158495
About CHI St. Luke's Health Memorial - Livingston
CHI St. Luke’s Health-Memorial Livingston
Located just off Highway 59 south, the 66-bed hospital in Livingston provides more than 60,000 patient services each year, with half of those services being offered in the Level 4 Trauma-Designated Emergency Department. Services offered include, Orthopedic care, Women’s Services, and a state-of-the-art Sleep Center. Imaging services include MRI, CT scan, nuclear medicine scans, 4D Ultrasound, cardiac echocardiograms, fluoroscopy, bone density scanning and 3D mammography.