Charge RN - Medical Telemetry/Stroke
Company: Valley Regional Medical Center
Posted on: December 4, 2019
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
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We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
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dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and
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Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX
Charge RN - Medical Telemetry/Stroke
Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional
Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding
communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best
health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.
Valley Regional Medical Center is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with
over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley
Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality
inpatient and outpatient programs and services.
What you will do in this role:
The Charge Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of
the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilizes therapeutic
communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe a therapeutic
environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the
individual needs of the patient. Plans individualized patient care
utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Participates in
performance improvement activities. Provides care and coordinates
participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission and
vision statement. Charge Nurses are responsible for day-to-day
activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a
therapeutic environment. Make staff assignments based on patient
need and the skill of the staff. Serve as role models and clinical
resource for the staff. Respond in a timely manner to requests for
information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues.
- Communication Skills: Verbal (with patients, families, grieving
persons)[Use of SBAR when dealing with physicians and their
offices, interdepartmental communication] Written (documentation of
patient care) Telephone (Pertaining to etiquette including HIPAA
- Physical Assessment of the Adult with acute and chronic
illness, Infection Control Issue/Safety.
- Proficiency in IV starts & ability to access implanted
- Administration of Medications - knowledge of commonly utilized
medications/proficiency with IV push medications, initiation and
management of PCA infusion.
- Aseptic Technique with regard to wounds, surgical sites, and
- Management of airways - oxygen set-up (nasal cannula,
ventimask, NRB, trach collar, BIPAP, Suctioning (oral, Nasal and
tracheal), and tracheotomy care.
- Management of the patient in cardiac and respiratory
- Management of the patient with decubitus: staging, selection of
surface, and encourages mobility.
- Management of drains (NG, OG, and PEG, chest tube,
- Obtains consents (surgical, chemotherapy etc), prepares
patients for procedures (including boarding pass, etc) such as
Endoscopy, Cardiac Catheterizations, Bronchoscopy, Thoracentesis
(Especially at bedside), MRI/MRA
- Management of blood transfusions - obtains consents, blood
justifications forms and refusal for blood transfusions. Monitors
for transfusion reactions.
- Management of the Peritoneal dialysis patient.
- Actively participates in solving problems on the unit to
improve process issues as well as patient flow.
- Supports departmental and hospital performance improvement
- Makes staff assignments based on patient acuity and staff skill
- Serves as a resource for the staff.
- Responds timely to requests for information or follow up with
physician, staff or patient issues.
- Assists as needed with department audit processes.
- Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
- BSN preferred What qualification you will need:
- Current TX RN licensure
- BCLS required
- 1 year of experience required HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's
list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA
ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named
HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to
join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply.
We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified
you will hear from one of our recruiters . We are actively
interviewing so apply today!
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