Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgical Unit
Company: HCA Healthcare
Posted on: October 13, 2019
SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
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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
Registered Nurseto join our family. Come be a part of the
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
Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX
Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgical Unit
Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975,Valley Regional
Medical Centerproudly 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 Centeris 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 Registered 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
When acting in a nurse role, registered 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
- Management of tubes/drains: nasogastric tubes (Salem Sump,
Levine): insertion; management and removal of feeding tubes;
insertion, maintenance and removal of Jackson-Pratt drain, Hemovac
drain, and Doval Drain.
- Demonstrates ability to deliver appropriate wound/dressing
- Demonstrates proper blood/ blood product administration
including consent and product administration and discontinuation to
include packed cells, fresh frozen plasma, platelets, and albumin.
Demonstrates ability to identify and act following hospital policy
on transfusion reactions.
- Ability to place urinary catheters (single and Three way) using
sterile technique. Demonstrates ability to initiate and maintain
continuous bladder irrigation (CBI).
- Collects blood samples from central lines and implanted
- Intravenous Fluid Administration and Maintenance: Peripheral,
Central, TPN, and Lipids. Demonstrates ability to initiate
peripheral IVs: Butterfly and Angiocath.
- Knowledge and ability in the use of Medical Equipment: IV and
PCA pump, Enteral Feeding Pumps, CPM, SCDs.
- Airway Management: Demonstrates proper Oxygen set-up (nasal
canula, ventimask, NRB, trache collar), tracheotomy care, and
suctioning (Oral, nasal, and tracheal.)
- Delivers knowledgeable and appropriate nursing care to patients
with peritoneal dialysis.
- Demonstrates appropriate physical assessment of pre and post
- Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
- BSN preferredWhat qualifications you will need:
- Current TX RN licensure
- 1 year experience
- BCLS 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 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.
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