HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Observation Unit (1 South) in Webster, Texas

_Clear Lake Regional Medical Center – Webster, TX_ __ _Registered Nurse (RN) – 1 South Observation Unit_ ** _*Shift: PRN (7A-7P) _*

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, a 610-bed facility in the heart of Bay Area Houston, was founded in 1972. We are committed to the care and improvement of human life. From fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, we ensure Bay Area residents receive the best available healthcare in their own community.

Clear Lake Regional Medical Centeris looking for aRegistered Nurse (RN) – 1 South Observation.

_Responsibilities:_ * Responsible for assessing, planning and implementing the admission process. * Responsible for coordinating care and collaborating with other departments to ensure positive patient outcomes and that all of the needs of the patients and significant others are met. * Maintains competency in performing skills as outlined in the Competency Assessment checklist (as appropriate). * Actively participates in quality improvement activities on a daily basis to promote positive patient outcomes. Identifies trends, single significant events and opportunities to improve care, as well as assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of action plans. Works collaboratively with other staff, physicians, and Charge Nurse to constantly improve the quality of care. * Responsible for the administration of medications, knowledge of actions, indications, adverse reactions, dosage, and route. Also, must reassess patients for effectiveness of medication and document appropriately. * Coordinates discharge planning/case management services from the Observation Unit. * Expedites diagnostic work-up. Advises on appropriate level of care. Understands EMTALA. * Obtains handles and documents various specimens appropriately according to policies and procedures. * Maintains clear and respectful communication with patient, family, physician, and other healthcare providers. Practices excellent customer service at all times.

_Qualifications:_ * At least one (1) year of recent/current Med/Surg experience in hospital setting. * Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners as an RN. * Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association required.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Observation Unit (1 South)

Location: Texas-Webster-Clear Lake Regional Medical Center- Webster

Requisition ID: 01533-75355