CMC Registered Nurse (25190)
Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Posted on: December 5, 2019
Job SummaryTo provide competent age and specialty appropriate
nursing care to assigned patients and to ensure the safety and
comfort of patients/families according to legal, ethical,
institutional, and professional standards in correctional
facilities.Major Duties/Critical Tasks Competently and accurately
assesses patients and identifies nursing diagnosis/patient care
needs. Competently plans and prioritizes age and specialty
appropriate care of each patient assigned. Includes patient/family
education in daily plan. Communicates relevant information to
appropriate health care professionals. Ensures planned
interventions are consistent with the overall plan(s) of care.
Adheres to identified discharge plan. Is familiar with the
standards of care applicable to assigned area. Safely and properly
delivers age & specialty appropriate nursing care to assigned
patients. Executes physicians' orders for all assigned patients;
administers medications and treatments, and delivers appropriate
competent nursing care in accordance with UTMB's policies,
procedures and standards Encourages patient/family participation in
care and provides emotional support and comfort measures to them.
Competently performs routine technical procedures/skills in
specialty area assigned. Provides patient/family instruction and
healthcare teaching. Practices and promotes proper aseptic
technique, infection control measures, and body mechanics.
Evaluates the patient/family response to, and outcome(s) of,
implemented care and modifies the plan of care accordingly.
Competently and consistently completed accurate, concise, and
legible documentation on all patient, unit, and hospital records.
Respects and supports patient rights. Practices principles of
patient and employee confidentiality. Recognizes ethical dilemmas,
utilizes available resources and seeks assistance in dealing with
them. Practices positive guest and patient relations. Consistently
communicates in a professional and courteous manner. Reports and
seeks assistance in dealing with guest complaints/concerns.
Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with patient/family.
Utilizes research-based nursing interventions and supports the
unit-based quality improvement activities. Practices cost
containment for patients and the unit. Competently prioritizes and
organizes work so that required assignments are completed within a
specified time frame. Effectively and efficiently uses time,
equipment, and supplies. Functions as in interdependent and
supportive team member. Assists in maintaining a positive learning
environment. Exchanges constructive feedback with peers. Assumes
responsibility for remaining current on job-related knowledge and
skills and ongoing
requirements. Perform related duties as required.Required
Education/Experience RN with current license or valid permit to
practice professional nursing in Texas. Three (3) years full time
clinical RN experience with at least two (2) years in specialty
area assigned (or similar experience). Must have current BCLS
certification obtained through American Heart Association
(AHA)Equipment Able to use equipment and related supplies for a
selected patient population. Able to use mechanical devices, such
as those used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation, oxygen
administration, and intravenous therapy. Able to use related
computer equipmentWork Environments Work environment is located in
a comfortable indoor area. Conditions such as noise, odors, cramped
work space and/or fumes could sometimes cause discomfort. Moderate
to extreme physical effort may be required, such as walking,
standing, performing CPR, and lifting materials, equipment,
objects, and/or patients. Occasional lifting may be very heavy and
awkward, over 50 lbs. Vision, hearing, talking, and sense of touch
abilities must be adequate to enable one to quickly and accurately
perform tasks such as reading small print, reading from monitoring
equipment, defining details, sending and receiving clear and
accurate oral communication. Shift work is required at least 3 days
per month. Alertness and careful attention to detail will be
required to avoid injury. May be exposed to such occupational
hazards as communicable diseases, radiation, chemotherapeutic
agents, and disoriented or combative patients.
Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Beaumont , CMC Registered Nurse (25190), Other , Beaumont, Texas
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