St. Luke's Episcopal Healthcare Staff RN OB/GYN (PRN) in United States

Position Summary:

Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focusedmanner. Collects pertinentsocial, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient, significant others and other health care team members.

  2. Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the interventions.

  3. Consistently documentsin the patient and unit records according to written healthsystem standards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient care requirements.

  4. Provides appropriate teaching and information to patients and families includinginformation on Pain Management, Nutrition, Skin Integrity, fall prevention, Diabetes,Disease Process, SmokingCessation, and Discharge instructions.

  5. Demonstrates commitment to the goalsand values of the patient,Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethicaldecision –making, and ensuring patientsafety.

  6. Uses interventions substantiated by researchas appropriate in the patientpopulation, participates in research activities, identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomesmanagers and department.

  7. Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the qualityand the effectiveness of nursingpractice. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality care.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education Level

  • Associates Degree in Nursing or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Licensure/Certification

  • Texas Registered Nurse License

  • BLS

  • ACLS and NRP within 18 months of hire/transfer

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Effective Communication

  • Knowledge of the principles and skills needed for practical nursing to provide patient care and treatment.

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills both written and verbal

  • Basic Computer skills – familiarity with Windows based software programs

Experience

  • Does not require prior experience

Job: *Nursing

Title: Staff RN OB/GYN (PRN)

Location: Lufkin

Requisition ID: 1698810