Registered Nurse II - CATH LAB (Days) PRN
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: July 1, 2020
Experience and Education Graduate of NLN approved nursing
program and two years experience is required. BSN Preferred.
Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license, and current Basic
Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American
Heart Association (AHA) required.**
Job Duties 1. Performs and accurately documents physical,
psychosocial, and emotional assessments. All assessments take into
consideration age specific criteria (children, adolescents, adults
and elder adults).
2. Actively anticipates patient\'s and/or patient\'s family needs
and expectations and utilizes these in conjunction with the
assessment to develop an appropriate plan of care for the patient.
Utilizes critical thinking skills in planning and prioritizing
nursing care. Maintains and utilizes competencies per unit
3. Identifies and implements appropriate nursing interventions
based on the completed assessment. Completes accurate and timely
documentation of these interventions. Active coordinator of the
interdisciplinary plan of care. Confers with all members of the
health care team in a collaborative fashion. Shares information &
observations of the patient and/or patient\'s family in a manner
that advocates for optimal patient care.
4. Appropriately prioritizes nursing interventions based upon
completed assessment. Promptly identifies changes in condition as
evidenced by nursing assessment, labs, x-rays, etc. Reports
changes, takes follow-up action as appropriate. Actively involves
patient, family and/or care-giver informed.
5. Evaluates implemented interventions and modifies care according
to the evaluation. Documents interventions and modifications to the
plan of care in an accurate and timely manner.
6. Adheres to appropriate hospital and/or Department of Nursing
policies, procedures, clinical pathways and nationally accepted
standards of nursing practice. Incorporates ANA standards, into the
provision of safe, quality patient care, utilizing current
literature, and research. Practices in accordance with our
Professional Practice Model - Relationship Based Care & delivers
care using our Care Delivery System PACE - Patient Focused,
Accountable, Coordinated and Continuous and Evidence Based.
7. Provides appropriate & timely answers and/or education to
patients, patient\'s families, significant others and/or
caregivers. Completes accurate and timely documentation of all
education provided including discharge plan of care. Asseses
competence, obtains feedback/evaluation of understanding from
patient, family, significant others and/or /caregivers.
Demonstrates effective communication based on individual patient
needs and learning preferences.
8.Welcomes and orients patient, family, significant other and/or
caregiver to the unit. Encourages patient/family participation in
care. Reviews personalized patient plan of care with patient/family
every shift. Updates white boards accordingly and sets daily goals
with patient input. Explains special diets, tests, procedures and
medications in easily understood and appropriate language. Makes
hourly rounds on patients and communicates when they will
9. Advocate for resources and support that enhance patient safety
and unit/hospital based initiatives. Participates in evaluating
data to guide decisions regarding unit / department budget
formulation and implementation.
10. Performs Peer Evaluation to provide constructive feedback to
peers regarding performance. Holds co-workers accountable for their
behavior and compliance with policies and standards. Actively
intervenes when patient safety is at risk.
11. Performance Improvement: Accountable for patient care and
quality/ safety initiatives (EX: patient safety, patient
satisfaction, core measures, infection control). Supports efforts
to develop and maintain team environment. Participates in
multidisciplinary quality and practice improvement teams.
12. Shares professional and technical information with colleagues &
students. Offers self as a resource as needed to others (Ex:
preceptor, charge, mentor, unit expert, lends a hand when needed).
Participates in meetings & on committees & represents the dept. &
hospital in community outreach. Performs other duties as
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and
working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members
of the University community. In accordance with federal and state
law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including
harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national
origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic
information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In
addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination
on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender
expression. Security This position is security-sensitive and
subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT
Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Associated topics: care, care unit, domiciliary, hospice,
intensive, mhb, nurse, nurse clinical, surgery, surgical
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