RN-Educator - CV Recovery/Critical Care (Days) Full Time
CHI St. Luke's Health System
February 12, 2018
RN-Educator - CV Recovery/Critical Care (Days) Full Time Schedule -Full-time Job -RN Daily Schedule-Days / Full Time Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-80 Weekends Required-Occasional Primary Location -TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER Baylor St. Luke's Medical CenterA quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas HeartÂ® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MDâ“consistently ranked as one of the nation's best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a MagnetÂ® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke's is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric careâ“treating more than 51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University. CV Recovery / CV Critical CareCVRR is a 45 bed unit that receives immediate post operative adolescent through geriatric patients who have undergone cardiothoracic/vascular surgery, organ transplantation; peripheral revascularization, cardiac assist device temporary/permanent implantation; and vascular access surgery.RN to Patient ratio is 2:1; 1:2 or 1:1 depending on patient requirements. Patient load will be adjusted based on patient acuity and needs Job ResponsibilitiesAs a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient's individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.
Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:
Monitoring patients' conditions and assessing their needs
Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
Administering patients' medications and providing treatments according to physicians' orders
Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
Job RequirementsWe are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.
Additional requirements for this role include:
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
Additional certification or licensure may be required for some specialty areas
Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.*HEC* #LI-ER2 We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Requisition Title -2017-R0141302 CHI St. Luke's Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center