Charge RN - Medical Telemetry/Stroke
Company: Valley Regional Medical Center
Posted on: October 11, 2019
Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee?
Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and
inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what
it truly means to be a part of a team.--We value your
contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our
teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a--Charge RN--to
join our family. Come be a part of the change!------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 excellent work with us. Your
benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life,
disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program,
employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We
would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
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
- --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 information)
- 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
- Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
- BSN preferredWhat qualification you will need:
- Current TX RN licensure
- BCLS required
- 1 year of experience requiredHCA 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 you.--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!--We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at
our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion,
color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, veteran status, or disability status.
HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by
physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the
practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a
comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across
approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to
deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing
care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine.
We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on
the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million
patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve
the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but
everywhere. We---re committed to improving more lives in more ways,
and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of
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