Company: Methodist Hospitals Inc.
Posted on: January 25, 2023
All Hospital staff starting after March 15, 2022 will be required
to have received, one dose of a single-dose vaccine or at least the
first dose of a multiple-dose vaccine series, or have been granted
a qualifying exemption, or identified as having a temporary delay
as recommended by the CDC prior to providing any care, treatment or
other services for the Hospital and/or its patients. The vaccine
will be administered by the Hospital if the new staff member does
not provide a valid vaccination card.
Promotes and restores patients' health by completing the nursing
process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team
members; providing physical and psychological support to patients,
friends, and families; supervising assigned team members; and
utilizes evidence based practice. Maintains a cooperative
relationship among health care teams by communicating information;
responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team
problem-solving methods; establishes a compassionate environment by
providing emotional, psychological, and spiritual support in
accordance with our mission statement. Exemplifies the INURSE
values through integrity, nursing excellence, unity, respect,
scholar, and evidence based practice. Contributes to the operation
of the department by maintaining equipment; completing preventive
maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions;
troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining
equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques;
maintains nursing supplies inventory by anticipating needed
supplies and using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(*Essential Functions)
Administers medications within the scope of practice and the
hospital's policies and procedures. Assesses, evaluates, interprets
and documents the patients physical and mental status. Identifies
patient care requirements by establishing personal rapport with
patients and significant others in a position to understand care
requirements and works to resolve patient problems through the use
of multidisciplinary teams. Promotes patient's independence by
establishing patient care goals; teaching patient, and significant
others to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills;
answering questions. Assures quality of care by adhering to
therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient
care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary
adjustment; following hospital and nursing division's philosophies
and standards of care set by state board of nursing and other
governing agency regulations. Maintains safe and clean working
environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations;
calling for assistance from health care support personnel; protects
patient and employees by adhering to policies and protocols.
Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping
information confidential; maintains continuity through documenting
and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs in
the electronic medical record. Maintains professional and technical
knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing
professional publications; establishing personal networks;
participating in professional societies. Completes annual
competency and regulatory education. Contributes to team effort by
accomplishing related results measured by Press Ganey/HCAPS, AIDET,
and Model of Care and Conduct.
JOB SPECIFICATIONS(Minimum Requirements)KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND
* Thorough knowledge of a variety of medical equipment.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and critical
* Ability to administer medications per policy and procedure.
* Ability to follow the National Patient Safety Goals.
* Ability to interpret lab and diagnostic results as it relates to
* Ability to communicate with all disciplines using SBAR.
* Ability to multi-task.
* Demonstrates courteous, kind and a caring, compassionate,
positive attitude and support to the organization.
* Clinical skills, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Nursing
Skills, Physiological Knowledge, Administering Medication, Medical
Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health
Promotion and Maintenance.
* ED/ICU Requirement: ACLS MED SURG AREAS Requirement: BLS College
Diploma Nursing Required
* Bachelors Nursing Preferred
* College Diploma Nursing Required
* 0 years Required
* Licensed Registered Nurse
* Certified Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation
STANDARDS OF BEHAVIORMeets the Standards of Behavior as outlined in
Personnel Policy and Procedure #1, Employee Relations
knowledge of procedures for protecting and maintaining security,
confidentiality and integrity of employee, patient, family,
organizational and other medical information. Understands and
supports the commitment of Methodist Hospitals in adhering to
federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations governing
ethical business practices for healthcare providers.DISCLAIMER -
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature
and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
The statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
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