Registered Nurse II (RN) Med Surg - Gyn/Onc and Urology -$10,000 Sign - On and Referral Bonus
Houston Methodist Hospital
Sign-on Bonus: $10,000 for candidates who meet eligibility requirements
At Houston Methodist, the Registered Nurse (RN) II position is a licensed staff nurse, an experienced clinician, and functions at the Competent to Proficient stage of Benner’s model of clinical practice. The RN II provides professional nursing care to a diverse patient population, conducts nursing assessments, assists with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records. The RN II provides direct patient care effectively and efficiently, which may include patients with varied and complex needs. This position communicates and collaborates with the physicians and inter-professional health care team to facilitate, coordinate and maintain compassionate, efficient, quality care and achievement of desired treatment outcomes. The RN II demonstrates clinical competence when providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies, acting as a patient and family advocate in order to monitor and maintain patient rights. This position assumes leadership roles with progressive responsibility including but not limited to participating in or leading unit and shared governance initiatives, serving as charge nurse or preceptor to students or new employees, and possibly contributing to service line or hospital-wide initiatives in partnership with management.
Bachelor of Science or higher from an accredited School of Nursing
18 months of registered nurse experience in a health care environment
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)
American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC)-recognized certification in applicable specialty area preferred
Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language
Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles
Strong assessment, organizational and problem solving skills as evidenced by capacity to prioritize multiple tasks and role components
Uses critical thinking skills and clinical judgment to work autonomously as defined by the Nurse Practice Act
Demonstrates proficient time management skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft products including Outlook
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