RN

Huntsville, TX 77320
Contract

job closed

company

Texas Corrections

qualifications

required
  • Valid Registered Nurse (RN)
  • ANY of the following valid licenses/certifications:
    • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (AHA ACLS)
    • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS)
preferred
  • Do you have the following documents: Varicella, MMR, T-Dap, TB, HepB, Current Physical, Flu Covid-19 Vaccine? (yes)

overview

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for managing the individualized patient care by promoting and restoring patients' health through the nursing process; collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; providing physical and psychological support to patients, friends, and families; and supervising assigned team members. The RN is responsible to the Clinical Manager for the assigned Department. Qualifications * Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. * Current licensure in good standing in the state of practice, and all other states where license is held * Evidence of 1 year of nursing experience in specialty within the past two years * Evidence of BLS and all additional required credentials specific to nurse specialty and as designated by health care organization. Responsibilities * Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient's immediate condition or needs within timeframe specified by client facility's policies, procedures or protocols. * Conducts ongoing assessments as determined by patient's condition and/or the client facility's policies, procedures or protocols and reprioritizes care accordingly. * Develops plan of care that is individualized for the patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team. * Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner. * Performs therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the patient and his/her family. * Delivers care with appropriate age and cultural competence to specific patient populations according to individualized needs. * Provides individualized patient/family education customized to the patient and his/her family. * Documents patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution. * Initiates emergency resuscitative measures according to adult resuscitation and advanced life support protocols. * Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff. * Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient's and family's diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights. * Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift. * Maintains current competency in nursing specialty by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT THE UTMB CLEARANCE DOCUMENTS ARE HAND SIGNED Schedule: 2 RNs - 0545-1815 2 RNs - 1745-0615 Address: Estelle Unit, Byrd Unit, Ellis Unit, Ferguson Unit, Holliday Unit, Huntsville Unit, Wainwright Unit and the Wynne Unit