Responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsible for directing and coordinating all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes. Supports the organization’s vision and mission. Utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity in the provision of patient care. Contributes to the provision of quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. #CB
1. Possesses critical thinking and problem solving skills.
2. Possesses effective oral and written communication skills.
3. Possesses effective interpersonal relationship skills.
4. Ability to utilize computers for documentation purposes.
5. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
6. Ability to read and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow written and oral instructions and safety precautions.
A. Work Experience
One or more years of hospital based acute care experience.
1. Current Texas or compact RN license to practice in the State of Texas.
2. Current CPR and training program.
3. Current ACLS obtained within 6 months of being in the position.
4. Current PALS obtained within 6 months of being in the position for the following areas: Endoscopy, Emergency, Cath Lab/Interventional Radiology, Operating Room, Recovery and Ambulatory Surgical Unit.
5. TNCC or ATCN obtained within 1 year of being in the position.
6. ENPC obtained within 1 year of being in the position for Emergency department.
C. Education and Training
1. Bachelor degree in Nursing required.
2. Meets unit-specific education requirements.
3. Completion of the yearly Skin Inspector Training.
4. Completion of the on-line Preceptor Course
5. Completion of UMC’s Preceptor Course
6. Completion of Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) class for ICU and NSICU.
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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
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Intensive Care Unit