Registered Nurse (RN)

Full Time
Killeen, TX
Posted 4 days ago

Position: Registered Nurse

Type: Full Time

Hours: Monday-Friday (no weekends)

The RN manages all necessary care inside the surgery center, assisting the team in maintaining and creating a comfortable and safe environment. Collaboratively working with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Job Duties:

  • Plans, implements, and evaluates patient care plans based on patient assessment to optimize outcomes and maximize available resources. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Asses the status of patients’ health in pre-op and ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure that operative and informed consents are in order.
  • Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for a surgical procedure.
  • Initiate IV’s and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure and attending medical staff.
  • Assess patient’s condition after surgery has been performed.
  • Ensure that all vitals are within normal range.
  • Provides patients with explanations and verbal reassurance as necessary.
  • Develop individualized care plans based on each patient’s condition.
  • Ensure that all nursing activities are carried out following the individual patient care plan.
  • Performs pre/post op calls with patients in time efficient manner when patient volume slows.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments for the benefit of the patient.

Documentation:

  • Charting is accurate, legible, dated, and timed.
  • Documentation reflects nursing process and interventions and evaluations taken.
  • Utilizes computer systems effectively and efficiently for optimal patient care

Patient Care:

  • Maintains and protects patient confidentiality.
  • Ensures clean, orderly, and functional work environment.
  • Treats all families of patients and patients with courtesy, respect, kindness and compassion.
  • Provides an optimal patient care experience by actively listening to the needs of patients and family members and taking responsibility for meeting those identified needs.
  • Gives patients information in a way they can understand and ensures comprehension.
  • Provides a patient care experience that exceeds patients expectations.

-New Graduates Welcomed!!

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (Preferred but not required)
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Current BLCS certification
  • Current ACLS certification

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Registered Nurse: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • BLS, ACLS (Preferred)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) (Preferred)

Completed license needed:

  • Upon starting work

PRN:

  • No

Shift Length:

  • 8 hours

Work from Home:

  • No

Relocation Assistance Provided:

  • No

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