Nurse Clinician IV - ED Galveston - 7p - 7a

  • University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Galveston, TX, USA
  • May 18, 2021

Job Description

Min Qualifications REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: RN with Bachelors in Nursing, four years of clinical RN experience and approved specialty certification. Must possess and maintain a current RN license or valid temporary permit to practice in Texas. Current BLS required. JOB SUMMARY: Proficient Clinician. Possesses knowledge and skill to meet standards for competent professional nursing practice as specified in the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Practice is characterized by a balance of interdependent/independent decision-making and a consistent holistic approach to patient care. Proficiently functions with the interdisciplinary team; initiates team action to address patient care problems. Serves as a strong clinical leader on the unit. Directs others in responding to emergent or unusual situations. Takes the lead in developing, implementing and evaluating evidence-based standards of practice for specialty area. Provides patient care through nursing practices based upon the American Nurses Association Standards of Professional Practice and Professional Performance. Values specialty unit, nursing, and institutional strategic initiatives and health system goals. Specific Job Related Duties Competently and independently assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents the daily care of assigned patients Competently identifies patient care needs, formulates appropriate nursing diagnoses, develops and individualizes care plan, and revises plan of care as needed Competently executes physician's orders for all assigned patients. Administers medications and treatments and delivers culturally congruent and specialty appropriate competent nursing care in accordance with UTMB's policies, procedures, and standards in a caring and compassionate manner Competently and independently performs routine and complex technical procedures/skills in assigned specialty area Competently and independently plans, coordinates, and prioritizes patient care activities according to skill level and work complexity Preferred Work Experience 2 yrs of RN ER experoence is preffered Closing Statement #ed #nurse Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Req id: 69121