Registered Nurse Med Surg in Ennis, TX at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/1/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ennis, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/1/2020

Job Description

Ennis Regional Medical Center

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
Understands and practices within RN scope of practice.

Job Requirements

Associate’s degree X Required
BSN Preferred

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Basic Life Support (BLS)
ACLS required within 6 months of hire
PALS preferred
Basic computer knowledge

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Exhibits knowledge of the proper use of the Language Line.

State of Texas Registered Nurse license or Graduate Nurse Permit
Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran