Emerus

  • Inpatient Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-TX-San Antonio
    Posted Date 3 months ago(8/17/2019 12:15 PM)
    ID
    2019-9352
    Facility
    San Antonio (Kelly)
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift Type
    Nights
  • About Us

    Baptist Emergency Hospital is an extension of Baptist Health System’s mission to meet the needs of the community by providing hospital-level care to the backyards of residents of the San Antonio area. Specializing in the delivery of compassionate care for emergency, inpatient and hospice medical needs, Baptist Emergency Hospital serves citizens of the Alamo City and surrounding areas 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with dedicated, experienced physicians, nursing and clinical staff who are ready to care for patients the way they would want their own family treated.

    Position Overview

    The purpose of this position is to perform the primary functions of a nurse in assessing, planning, directing, and evaluating patient care.  

    Essential Job Functions

    • Plan, prioritize, and provide proficient, age-specific and developmentally/specialty appropriate nursing care by applying advanced specialty clinical nursing knowledge and skills and for ensuring the comfort and safety of patients/families
    • Follow physician's orders in the delivery of nursing care
    • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
    • Adhere to required infection control, isolation procedures and aseptic techniques in the delivery of patient care
    • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
    • Perform admission, discharge and transfer procedures
    • Assemble equipment and supplies for various diagnostic or treatment procedures in the specialty service area; perform or assist others with procedures or treatments 
    • Handle care in accordance with legal, hospital/facility, departmental policies and procedures, and established standards of nursing care and practice, as defined by the Board of Nursing for that State.

    Other Job Functions

    • Perform all Quality Assessment activities assigned and document
    • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
    • Perform additional duties as assigned

    Basic Qualifications

    • Associate’s Degree, required; BSN, preferred
    • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse without sanctions, required
    • 2+ years full-time RN experience in Telemetry/ICU, or 2+ years combination experience in related healthcare positions, required
    • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS (or ENPC) certifications, required
    • Position requires fluency in English; written and oral communication

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