Community Health Systems Registered Nurse TICU- Full Time Night Shift in Victoria, Texas
Provides direct patient care including treatments, activities,nourishment, drugs, and parenteral therapy in a safe and competent manner tothe medical, cardiac or surgical patient. Carries out physician orders to ensure patient care is complete. Abides by policy and procedure of hospitaland established routines to assure quality care is provided. Gives patient assignments and supervises careof others when in charge.
Completion of a college or hospital based school of nursing asevidenced by licensure by the state of Texas BNE or compact agreement.
Orientation and training will be provided that is specific to theunit until able to function independently and demonstrates proficiency in basicskills.
Current Texas licensure to practice professional nursing.
Current BCLS certification or obtained during the first week oforientation.
Knowledgeable in basic nursing skills.
Proficient in drug types, interactions and reference materials.
Knowledgeable to give medications and perform duties of a RN.
Specific knowledge of medical terminology to be able to understandand carry out physician orders.
Specific knowledge of the basic principles of the nursing fieldand their applications to be able to understand and carry out the duties of astaff nurse.
General knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar to be ableto do drug calculations and properly document patient care.
Specific knowledge of nursing principles and patient careprocedures in order to communicate properly with patients, staff, andphysicians.
General knowledge assures physician orders are carried outeffectively.
Job: Step Down / Progressive Care
Organization: DeTar Healthcare System
Requisition ID: 1669979