RN Circulator, OR, Jacksonville, PRN, Days
Company: UT Health East Texas
Posted on: June 24, 2022
The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivery of patient care
through the nursing process of assessment, planning,
implementation, and evaluation. This position is responsible for
the following: Directing and coordinating all nursing care for
patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards.
Collaborating with other professional disciplines to ensure
effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement
of desired patient outcomes. Contributing to the provision of
quality nursing care through performance improvement techniques
that demonstrate positive outcomes in patient care. What You Will
Be Doing: 1. Deliver individualized, goal-directed nursing care
using a systematic approach and according to standards of care,
facility's code of conduct compliance, and policy in collaboration
with patients and interdisciplinary healthcare team members:
Collect patient's health data. Analyze assessment data in
determining patient problems. Identify expected outcomes
individualized to the patient. Develop a comprehensive plan of care
that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
Implement interventions identified in the plan of care. Evaluate
patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes. Assist with the
plan of care, evaluate, modify and coordinate care and communicate
well with other disciplines. Serve as a resource for learning needs
of patients, significant others, and families. Provide for the care
of multiple patients and/or delegation of care to other members of
the healthcare team. Supervise nursing care provided by others for
whom the RN is administratively or professionally responsible.
Delegate tasks to unlicensed personnel in compliance with the Board
of Nursing. Document relevant data according to hospital standards.
Conduct discharge planning, assisting the patient/significant
others to obtain knowledge about illness, injury prevention, and
teaching. Maintain confidentiality with all information. 2.
Systematically evaluate quality and factors relating to safety,
effectiveness, and cost in planning and delivering patient care:
Participate in quality of care activities such as the
implementation of a continuous quality improvement plan and the
hospital wide performance improvement process, as appropriate to
position, education and practice environment. Utilize results of
quality of care activities to initiate changes in practice. 3.
Implement Infection Control, Safety and Risk Management Programs in
all nursing practices. 4. Demonstrate ability to adapt to varied
age-specific patient populations. 5. Acquire and maintain current
knowledge in nursing practice, for example: Complete mandatory
annual Learning Management System modules in a timely manner.
Attend departmental meetings per policy. 6. Contribute to
professional development of peers, colleagues and others, for
example. Recognize own learning needs and those of peers and
assists in meeting those needs to maximize professional development
and optimal medical/surgical nursing practice. 7. Assume all other
duties and responsibilities as necessary: Identify and/or assume
activities related to developmental needs of unit and/or nursing
department. Demonstrate dependability/flexibility in meeting
scheduling needs of unit and/or hospital. Accept assignment as
preceptor for new staff. Assure supplies and equipment necessary
for the care of patients is readily available and in working order.
Responsibilities QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS: Requires Call 10
days per month average. Must live within 30 minutes of facility.
Education: Associates Degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) or Bachelor of
Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) from an accredited school. Experience:
Prefer 2 years of nursing experience in an acute care setting.
Position requires fluency in English language to function in job
environment appropriately. Good interpersonal, communication,
team-work, and customer service skills. Good organizational,
problem-solving and follow-through skills. Ability to multi-task
constantly, react to changes quickly/productively, and tolerate
interruptions. Ability to perform work when no directions are
given, and give directions to others. Remain flexible, organized,
professional and able to analyze, make sound decisions under
stressful or crisis situations. Demonstrate knowledge of current
computer systems, equipment or programs used in the organization.
Demonstrate maturity and accountability. Certification and
Licensure: Completion of education to obtain Licensure as a
Registered Nurse (RN). ACLS certification preferred. BLS required
PALS Certification (preferred but not required). Compliance
Requirements Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and
policies Qualifications BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Service Patient
Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people. Cultivate a
compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together
Quality Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to
be the best. Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of
the whole. People Promote a collaborative environment: Build
effective working relationships with others. Identify and Develop
Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence. Financial Business
Acumen: Know, own and drive our business. Continually Simplify and
Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible. Growth
Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions. Set Clear
Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and
why. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit/stand for long periods
of time while completing work on a computer Ability to lift 10 or
more pounds Ability to move throughout the workplace Now that you
have read about what you will be doing and the experience we seek,
it is time to apply and make a difference in the lives of our
patients. UT Health East Texas is an equal opportunity employer
(including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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