Seasonal RN Nursery in Weslaco, TX at Knapp Medical Center

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Seasonal/Temp
  • Location:
    1401 East 8th Street
    Weslaco, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/9/2019

Job Description



Overview

Knapp Medical Center is a Recognized Leader

Throughout recent years, Knapp has been recognized as one of the best healthcare facilities in the United States in the various areas we serve.


  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award

  • Labor & Delivery Excellence Award

  • Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology Excellence Award

  • One of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care

  • Recipient of Healthgrades General Surgery Excellence Award for 2 years in a row

  • Certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center

  • Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment for 6 years in a row

  • Recipient of a Maternity Care Excellence Award and Ranked among the Top 5% in the Nation for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row

  • Five Star Rated for Maternity Care for 4 years in a row

  • Recipient of Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ and Ranked among the Top 10% in the Nation for Joint Replacement

  • Five Star Rated for Joint Replacement and Total Knee Replacement for 3 years in a row

  • Five-Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures

  • Five-Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 4 years in a row

  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pancreatits

  • Five-Star Recipient for Appendectomy

  • Training Center for American Heart Association’s Certification Programs: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).



Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in the Med/Surg/Telemetry Unit. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients. He / She communicates with physician about changes in the patient’s clinical condition including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING 1. Current and valid state RN License.2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.3. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.4. Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred.5. Ventilator Management experience preferred.6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

 

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