RN Med Surg Telemetry Nights

in Temple, TX

RN Med Surg Telemetry Nights Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    24006907

  • Job Location

    Temple, TX 76508, US

  • Job Category

    Nursing

  • Career Area

    Healthcare

  • Job Type

    Full Time

  • Schedule

    40 hours per week

  • Shift

    Night Job

About Us

At Baylor Scott & White Health, we promote well-being for everyone. It's the largest healthcare system in Texas that encourages healthy living.

Our Core Values are:

  • We Serve faithfully by doing what's right with a joyful heart.
  • We never settle by constantly striving for better.
  • We are in it together by supporting one another and those we serve.
  • We make an impact by taking initiative and delivering exceptional experience.

Benefits

Our competitive benefits package empowers you to live well and provides:

  • Eligibility on day 1 for all benefits
  • Dollar-for-dollar 401(k) match, up to 5%
  • Debt-free tuition assistance, offering access
    to many no-cost and low-cost degrees, certificates and more
  • Immediate access to time off benefits

At Baylor Scott & White Health, your well-being is our top priority. Visit BSWHealth.com/Benefits to learn about all of our programs that supports mind, body and spirit

Note: Benefits may vary based on position type and/or level

Job Summary

As a Registered Nurse, will oversee patient care provided by the healthcare team using a professional practice model. Your responsibilities include patient assessment, recognizing health issues, creating care plans, and assessing patient responses. 

What You'll Do

  • You, as an RN, will conduct detailed clinical assessments, prioritize patient and family needs, create, implement, and evaluate care plans. Adjust plans to reach desired outcomes.
  • Building relationships, managing discomfort, staying professional are vital in therapeutic connections with patients and families.
  • Creating care plans reflecting values aids in resolving issues.
  • You will help educate patients, families, nurses, and community members to empower them with knowledge for better healthcare choices. Assess and document learning needs regularly.
  • Work with colleagues and community to create a care plan. Delegate tasks carefully and follow up promptly.
  • You'll use different strategies for problem-solving with patients, families, and staff. Recognize limitations and prioritize safety, effectiveness, and efficiency in patient care planning and delivery.
  • Achieve goals through teamwork, recognize contributions, commit to growth. Contribute to peers' development, show community service commitment.

What Will Make You Successful In The Role

  • A deep understanding of nursing and patient care standards, as well as procedures.
  • Know nursing laws, rules, standards, and guidelines in your area. Understand hospital procedures and rules.
  • Proficiency in medical terms, focusing on health, disease prevention, management, common meds, and their side effects.
  • Respect for medical and professional nursing ethics and patient privacy rights.
  • Exceptional communication skills, allowing for clear expression of thoughts both verbally and in writing.
  • Positive social skills to facilitate interactions with a diverse range of parties.
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, driving effective critical thinking.
  • Basic computer skills, encompassing areas such as Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.

Unit Summary

This 36-bed telemetry monitored nursing unit provides the opportunity to work with a wide variety of patients ranging in age from Adults to Geriatrics. The conditions that are within the scope of service for STC-5 include but are not limited to the following:

·Wide variety of Medical Diagnosis, Most patients we see come from the ICU, especially the MICU

·Patients requiring medication regimens

·Patients with impaired respiratory status

·Patients requiring airborne, contact and/or droplet precautions

·Patients requiring nutritional support

·Patients requiring wound and skin care

·Diagnostic procedures including thoracentesis, lumbar punctures, central line placement, paracentesis, angio-cath insertion, pacemaker and collection of specimens

·Patients requiring N/G suction

·Patients requiring cardiac monitoring

·Patients with GI abnormalities

·Severe Sepsis

·Bi-Pap machines ( external vent)

·CHF

·Multi-Organ Failure points.

Belonging Statement

We think everyone should feel welcomed, valued, and supported. Our workforce should mirror the communities we serve.

Qualifications

  • Grad of an Accredited Program
  • Specialized field of study should be nursing.
  • A current and valid nursing license.
  • Must have BLS certification or get it within 30 days of starting in this role.

QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program

MAJOR - Nursing

CERTIFICATION/LICENSE/REGISTRATION - Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS): BLS or BLS within 30 days of hire or transfer.

Job Skills

  • nursing
  • registered nurse
  • patient care
  • patient assessment
  • skin care
  • basic life support
  • basic life support (bls
  • medical documentation
  • community service

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