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Registered Nurse (RN) - Conscious Sedation OR

Company: Research Medical Center
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: February 15, 2020

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)SCHEDULE: Full-timeNortheastMethodist HospitalNortheast Methodist Hospital has played a major role in thephenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. It islicensed for 179 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog's HospitalSafety Grade A. We offer a full array of services including 24/7 emergencycare, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, inpatient rehabilitation,orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatientsurgeries and procedures. Northeast Methodist Hospital is an accredited Chest PainCenter and is a Certified Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. We arerecognized as an Accredited Heart Failure Center by the Healthcare Colloquiumand as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures-- by The Joint Commission. Ourhospital has received the Mission: Lifeline-- Bronze Receiving QualityAchievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measuresoutlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients whosuffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. Formore information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select NortheastMethodist Hospital under Locations.ICU Highlights:20 Bed UnitPatientpopulations commonly served:----General Medical:Asthma, COPD, DKA, ESRD, GI Bleed, MSOD, Pancreatitis, Sepsis,alcohol/substance withdrawal and Respiratory Failure, PE, ------ Prismaflex CRRTdelivery for AKI, seizure management.----Cardiovascular: ACS,Dysrhythmias, CABG surgery, valve replacements, wedge resections, VATS, CEA's,fem-pops, AAA Repair, Impella, IABP management----Neurosurgical:Stroke management, SAH, SDH, Transphenoidal pituitary and tumor resections,SIADH and DI management, EVD management, ICP monitoring, craniotomy-- management and lumbar drain management.----General Surgery:-- Multiple service lines--Shifts,Ratios and Scheduling: ----Modified self-scheduling of 12 hour shifts, to improvework-life balance----ICU maintains 1-3 RN to patient ration, based-- upon level of acuityWhat makescritical care special at NEMH?----Highlighted by HCA in 2019, for tripling CCRNcertifications in 12 months----Ideal work environment with team based approach to care----Active Professional Practice Council (shared governancemodel)----Supportive Leadership----Safe Staffing Ratios--HospitalAccolades:----Joint Commission Accreditation----Leap Frog "A" Status (4 consecutive years)----Joint Commission Sepsis Certification----Primary Stroke Center Certification----ANC Pathways Designation----Baldridge Award RecipientThe Registered Charge Nurse IV--has advanced leadership skills and is responsible for the coordination of unit operations during a particular shift. --In this leadership role, the RN Charge Nurse promotes collaboration among all members of the team. The Charge Nurse role models and promotes Methodist Excellence (ME) standards of behavior while providing optimal patient care. Makes appropriate patient care assignments and is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction; in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224). ----Essential Job Functions: Coordinates, directs, assesses, modifies, and formulates an appropriate staff assignment plan.Serves as the primary decision maker for clinical operations during a given shift and modifies staff assignment/mix according to the changes in patient acuity and/or volume. Role models professional standards of behavior of the nursing practice as evidenced by the nurse practice act. --Serves as primary resource for the unit, to other nursing personnel, physicians, and other members of the team. Ensures evidence-based care measures are followed and demonstrates effective clinical leadership skills. Demonstrates successful conflict resolution skills.Consistently demonstrates ME standards of behavior and holds staff accountable for the same. --Additional Job Functions: Supports the mission and vision of the Methodist Healthcare System. Must learn and comply with System and facility safety policies and rules Adheres to the MHS Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and the community. Serves as a mentor/preceptor for the unit and actively participates in unit based meetings. Participates in interviewing and recruiting new personnel. Cross trains for other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments. Facilitates the promotion of teamwork. Assists in monitoring productivity, and identifies areas for improvement. Completes other duties as assigned.Qualifications EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:Required: Graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program.Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)Note: Verification of high school graduation/GED is required for those who completed nursing diploma programs.LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: RN License to practice as a professional registered nurse in the state of Texas. (required)Certification in area of specialty (preferred)--EXPERIENCE:All of the following:1) One (1) year clinical experience as a licensed RN in the specialty area of hire.2) Approved for and maintains requirements of the MHS Nursing Clinical Excellence program RN level IV.Notice Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking--here.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

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