Pool Registered Nurse (Perinatal -ORMC)
Under the general supervision of the Practice Administrator and the direction of the clinic Manager and Physician, the RN renders professional nursing care in accordance with physician's treatment plans and standards of evidence based practice/care. In doing so, assesses patient's condition, plans patient care, administers prescribed drugs, provides treatments, provides appropriate patient education, and evaluates patient's progress, records pertinent observations and report responses to drugs and treatments. Assists with examinations and prepares instruments and equipment. Advocates for patient in order to achieve the best possible outcome.
Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Consistently supports and maintains the Mission, Core Values and expected customer service behaviors of ORMC Hospital & the Physician Group.
2. Follows the guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI)
3. Promotes a culture of safety for patients and employees through proper identification, proper reporting, documentation and prevention of medical errors in a non-punitive environment.
4. Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends and developments in his/her related scope of practice by reading books, journals and other literature and attending related seminars, conferences and the like.
5. Participates in ongoing quality improvement activities.
6. Traiges patients in the physicans clinic. Provides and documents patient (family) education based on diagnosis, treatment plan or prescribed medical regimen in accordance with patient (family) readiness and ability to learn.
7. Uses professional judgment and critical thinking to prepare, prioritize and execute the patient's plan of care consistent with patient assessment data and physician's treatment plans and professional standards of evidence based practice/care. Incorporates the patient's physiological, psychological, cultural, developmental and spiritual needs into the plan of care. Consistently follows patient care and facility guidelines and procedures in performance of one's duties.
8. Directs and delegates support personnel in implementing patient's plan of care, provides supervision and guidance, and demonstrates methods, as necessary, to correct deviation from established standards.
9. Renders professional nursing care including administering medications, starting intravenous fluids and blood products. Performs both complex and routine treatments as prescribed by physicians. Nurse must perform cycle reviews and progesterone monitoring in the clinic.
10. Promotes good stewardship of clinic resources while ensuring quality patient care. Collaborates with physicians in order to resolve operational problems.
11. Implements measures to prevent exposure to infectious pathogens and communicable conditions.
12. Supportive of the compliance program set forth by ORMC and demonstrated by:
a. Upholds the Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance.
b. Adheres to and helps to enforce all compliance policies relevant to his/her area.
c. Assures timely compliance education as requested by the Compliance Officer and/or through corporate initiatives.
13. Sets an example to all staff in their daily activities.
14. Other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing program, a valid license to practice in the State of Texas and a minimum of one year clinical nursing experience in the area of expertise applied for or a valid permit to practice as a Graduate Nurse (GN).
- Experienced nurses are defined as having the knowledge and skills commensurate with peers with similar training, and experience functioning on the unit.
- This position is PRN.
- Work requires a general level of knowledge and clinical competencies as typically acquired through the completion of the education and training requirement below; and current RN permit or licensure issued by the Board of Nurse Examiners of the State of Texas to practice professional nursing.
- RNs are supported in obtaining certification in their specialty area.
- Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification required.
Education & Training:
- Work requires a general level of knowledge and clinical competencies as typically acquired through the completion of an accredited school of nursing program resulting in an Associate Degree, Diploma or Baccalaureate degree in nursing.
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 2680