Community Health Systems Graduate Nurse 4 East- PRN in Victoria, Texas

Description:

Works under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Provides direct patient care includingtreatments, activities, nourishment, drugs, and parenteral therapy in a safeand competent manner to the medical, cardiac or surgical patient. Carries out physician orders to insurepatient care is complete. Abides bypolicy and procedure of hospital and established routines to assure qualitycare is provided. Gives patientassignments and supervises care of others when in charge.

Qualifications

Education:

Completion of a college or hospital based school ofnursing as evidenced by temporary licensure by the state of Texas BON.

Orientation and training will be provided that isspecific to the unit until able to function independently and demonstratesproficiency in basic skills.

Licenses/Certificates:

Temporarycurrent Texas licensure to practice professional nursing.

CurrentBCLS certification or obtained during the first week of orientation.

Experience:

Knowledgeable in basic nursing skills.

Proficient in drug types, interactions and referencematerials.

Knowledgeable to give medications and perform duties of aRN.

Specific knowledge of medical terminology to be able tounderstand and carries out physician orders.

Specific knowledge of the basic principles of the nursingfield and their applications to be able to understand and carry out the dutiesof a staff nurse.

General knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar tobe able to do drug calculations and properly document patient care.

Specific knowledge of nursing principles and patient careprocedures in order to communicate properly with patients, staff, andphysicians.

General knowledge assures physician orders are carriedout effectively.

Job: Nursing Services

Organization: DeTar Healthcare System

Location: TX-Victoria

Requisition ID: 1847294

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.