Registered Nurse II (RN) Emergency Room Days $10,000 Sign on and Refer
Company: Houston Methodist
Posted on: September 18, 2019
Work Shift: 7a-7p
Work Week: 12 hour shifts with rotating weekends and holidays
THIS JOB POSTING OFFERS A $10,000 SIGN ON BONUS!
At Houston Methodist, the Charge Nurse IIB position is a licensed
professional Registered Nurse (RN), who, as an experienced
clinician, functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of
Benner's model of clinical practice. This position creates an
environment for the management and delivery of safe patient care.
In addition to fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of a
clinical nurse, the Charge Nurse IIB position is a role model and
coach to department personnel and assists in developing their
skills and knowledge. This position provides nursing care to a
diverse patient population. Besides conducting nursing assessments,
assisting with exams and treatment and maintenance of medical
records, this position assists in coaching and mentoring department
staff in areas of clinical and professional practice. Role modeling
compassionate communication with physicians and the
interprofessional health care team, the Charge Nurse IIB assumes
leadership responsibilities with high level contributions at the
bedside, unit, service line, and across the institution.
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited
to leading unit and shared governance activities, assessing unit
needs related to practice and improvement opportunities, serving as
a clinical resource for both unit and hospital staff and
coordinating unit and hospital-wide education in partnership with
This job code is reserved for RNs who are dedicated to an ER or
Cardiac Cath Lab department.
PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVED
Refer to departmental "Scope of Service" and "Provision of Care"
plans, as applicable, for description of primary age groups and
populations served by this job for the respective HM entity.
HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
* Provide personalized care and service by consistently
demonstrating our I CARE values:* INTEGRITY: We are honest and
ethical in all we say and do.* COMPASSION: We embrace the whole
person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual
needs.* ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our
actions.* RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth,
dignity, and value.* EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what
we do and a model for others to emulate.
* Focuses on patient/customer safety* Delivers personalized service
using HM Service Standards* Provides for exceptional
patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice
of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)*
Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs
are being met* Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff
reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as
applicable to the given job
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are
essential functions of the job.
PEOPLE - 20%
* Fosters staff engagement by demonstrating active listening,
requesting and acknowledging feedback, making equitable decisions,
providing rationale when appropriate, and supporting organizational
goals. Anticipates the needs of the staff members and proactively
offers assistance. Role models interprofessional communication,
which includes active listening and teaching, and assists with
staff stress management as needed. Improves departmental scores for
turnover/retention on unit-based scorecard. (EF)* Role models fair
and consistent leadership skills for effective team dynamics and
teambuilding strategies through problem solving, coaching, and
developing staff. Coaches staff to use efficient and effective
communication to establish and maintain a team environment, and to
include the patient and family as a part of the team regarding
their plan of care. Provides input into staff performance reviews,
as appropriate. (EF)* Functions as a mentor and resource to unit
staff, provides oversight for students/new employee/preceptorships.
Identifies levels of organizational conflict and applies tools to
effectively resolve concerns, complaints or conflict with patients,
families, physicians and other interprofessional healthcare team
SERVICE - 20%
* Leads the patient and family-centered care standards, as outlined
in the Houston Methodist Professional Nursing Practice document.
Mentors others regarding specialty populations; audits plan of
care. Practices in a manner that is congruent with cultural
diversity and inclusion principles. (EF)* Maintains ongoing
interactions with patients, families, and staff on the improvement
of patient care through leader rounding. Ensures effective
collaboration with other departments regarding patient process
issues. (EF)* Drives department service standards and activities to
improve department score for patient satisfaction on unit-based
scorecard, through role modeling and fostering accountability.
QUALITY/SAFETY - 20%
* Models the standards of care related to the nursing process, as
outlined in the Houston Methodist Professional Nursing Practice
document, by actively participating in meeting and improving nurse
sensitive quality indicators and patient safety goals. Participates
in the creation of a continuous improvement environment by
promoting situational awareness, assisting with audits as needed,
and using teachable moments. (EF)* Coordinates nursing care
throughout the shift considering patient acuity, staff skill level
and safety to ensure that our duty to our patients can be met.
Models the standards related to regulatory requirements and
professional practice as outlined in the Houston Methodist
Professional Nursing Practice document. (EF)* Facilitates seamless
patient flow to/from/through the department, leading the delivery
of quality family-centered care throughout the continuum of care.
Ensures the patient plan of care is accurate and timely, coaching
staff if documentation deficiencies are identified. Works closely
with the OAs and bed management regarding timely patient placement.
Proactively recognizes, determines a plan of action, and responds
to situations, such as Rapid Response/CERTs, and emergency codes.
(EF)* Participates in initiatives to improve quality and safety
scores on the unit and hospital scorecards, through peer-to-peer
accountability, reporting near misses and identifying solutions by
collaborating with the interprofessional team. Role models
situational awareness, using teachable moments to improve safety.
Assists with audits as needed. (EF)
FINANCE - 25%
* Implements department strategies to achieve financial target on
unit-based scorecard and mentors others to do the same through
timely documentation of care, decreasing length of stay, optimizing
efficiency, minimizing incidental overtime, and other areas
according to departmental specifications. (EF)* Attends daily care
coordination rounds to facilitate patient progression. Ensures that
follow-up has been implemented on any concerns or issues identified
by the team. Manages productivity in accordance with staffing grid.
(EF)* Provides input into unit resource utilization including unit
capital and operational budget needs. Oversees shift by shift
resource utilization through the allocation of staff, supplies and
contributions to the patient throughput. (EF)
GROWTH/INNOVATION - 15%
* Fosters identification and implementation of innovative solutions
for practice changes to improve patient care or unit operations
such as reduction of hospital readmissions or other
department-specific measures by leading and/or participating in
unit projects and shared governance activities. Investigates and
incorporates evidence-based practices which are presented to shared
governance and leadership. Supports change initiatives and adapts
to unexpected changes. (EF)* Expands individual nursing knowledge
and coaches staff to grow in knowledge, abilities, skills, and
attitudes. Serves as clinical resource. Develops and disseminates,
as appropriate, informational/educational resources and programs
designed to improve quality and professional practice. (EF)
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the
employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job
duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise
job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
* Graduate of education program approved by the credentialing body
for the required credential(s) indicated below in the
Certifications, Licenses and Registrations section.
* Twenty four months of clinical nursing experience with
demonstration of progressive leadership skills
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
* Texas RN license or temporary TX RN license, should obtain
permanent license within 90 days. Compact license acceptable
according to current Board of Nursing requirements* American Heart
Association Basic Life Support (BLS)* Other credentials and
certifications as defined by unit/service line* American Nursing
Credentialing Center (ANCC)-recognized certification preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
* Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely
perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills,
competency assessments, and performance evaluations.* Sufficient
proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language
necessary to perform the essential functions of this job..... click
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