Provides leadership in the provision and coordination of patient care on assigned unit. Formulates and guides the plan of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. Mentors Staff Nurse, Staff Nurse I and ancillary personnel; receives mentoring from Staff Nurse III & Patient Care Coordinator.
Must meet career ladder Staff Nurse II criteria for worked area. Two years or more nursing experience required. Verification of course completion in accordance with all American Heart Association Basic Cardiac Life Support and Health Care Provider guidelines is required. BSN highly preferred.
Must possess a current RN license from the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.