Registered Nurse- Full Time Nights - 7 Orange Med/Surg
Company: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Experience and Education
- Graduate of an approved/accredited nursing program either by a
governmental authority, nursing board, or a licensing authority
which has jurisdiction over approval/accreditation of nursing
programs (Texas BON 217.1).
- One (1) year of RN experience. Specialty areas may have increased
experience requirements as dictated by unit or standard of
- Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license, BSN preferred
- Professional certification in a nursing organization is
preferred. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course
accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA)
-Performs and accurately documents physical, psychosocial, and
-All assessments take into consideration age specific criteria
(children, adolescents, adults and elder adults).
-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
-Maintains and utilizes competencies per unit expectation.
-Identifies and implements appropriate nursing interventions based
on the completed assessment.
-Completes accurate and timely documentation of these
-Active coordinator of the interdisciplinary plan of care.
-Confers with all members of the health care team in a
-Shares information & observations of the patient and/or patient's
family in a manner that advocates for optimal patient care.
-Appropriately prioritizes nursing interventions based upon
-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.
-Evaluates implemented interventions and modifies care according to
-Documents interventions and modifications to the plan of care in
an accurate and timely manner.
-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.
-Provides appropriate & timely answers and/or education to
patients, patient's families, significant others and/or
-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.
**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
Associated topics: care unit, domiciliary, infusion, mhb, recovery,
surgery, surgical, tcu, transitional, unit
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