Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Room (ER)
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
February 24, 2018
Reference:
00417-87372
West Houston Medical Center - Houston, TX
An HCA Affiliated Hospital


Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room (ER).

West Houston Medical Center has been offering exceptional care to the West Houston community for 30 years. With more than 1,200 members on our care team and 400 of the region's most talented doctors, we are able to provide nationally-recognized quality care.
Our hospital in Houston provides a wide range of services, several of which are nationally accredited or affiliated:
  • Bariatric/Weight Loss Surgery
  • Breast Center
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cardiovascular Center
  • Diabetes Management
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Neurosciences
  • Orthopedics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Senior Care
  • Sleep Disorder Center
  • Women's Services
  • Wound Healing

West Houston Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room (ER).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Accepts changes in responsibility in a positive and effective manner
  • Supports hospital mission, objectives, decisions, and policies
  • Always supports implementation of new processes in a positive manner
  • Monitors and maintains high standards regarding patient care and oversees compliance with core measures on applicable patients.
  • Facilitates communication with patients, physicians, guests, and co-workers as appropriate to position.
  • Protects confidentiality of patients/coworkers, respecting their dignity, privacy, and differences.
  • Consistently demonstrates behavior which reflects that working as a team is more important than self-interest.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal competencies such as problem-solving, negotiation, and conflict management to improve team work.
  • Consistently provides outstanding service to all patients, physicians, fellow employees, and guests as appropriate to position.
  • Displays initiative to see processes through to completion and offers assistance without being asked.
  • Consistently responds to requests in a timely manner.
  • Ensures that all required diagnostic and therapeutic interventions are completed in a timely manner and documented.
  • Formulates a plan of care for each patient based on nursing diagnoses/patient problems derived from patient assessments.
  • Delegates nursing care activities to members of the nursing team based on patient care needs and competencies of available nursing staff.
  • Actively participates in department committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input to improve the quality of services.
  • Completes other activities as assigned
  • Adheres to the Customer Service Principles of West Houston Medical Center.

Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Associates Degree in Nursing required, BSN preferred.
  • Prefer 2 years of ER experience.
  • Certification in Emergency Nursing (CEN) preferred.
  • Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
    • Current CPR, ACLS, PALS - American Heart Association required
    • Current Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC)
    • ENPC may be substituted for PALS
    • Current National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification (NIH) Stroke Scale
    • NIMs 100 and 700 training required or must obtain within 90 days of employment


We offer a generous compensation package including:
Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan.
Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts,
along with other voluntary benefit options and programs.

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A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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