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Memorial Hermann Health System

RN - Ortho/Rehab Med Surg, Nights (Greater Heights-TIRR)

Houston, Texas

Overview

Memorial Hermann offers a variety of opportunities for Medical Surgical RNs across our system. These range from providing patient care for Neuro specific patients, to assisting Surgical Trauma patients, to providing Adult Elderly Acute Care, to helping Medical Oncology patients. And those are just a few examples. Each unit offers an opportunity to earn acute care experience and advance your knowledge. Our higher patient ratio will also help you transition to a more fast-paced environment, learning skills you would not learn in a higher acuity department.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN
  • Job Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Empathetic
  • Personable
  • Quick-thinking

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I like that this unit is broad enough to give me a wide variety of experience. I have had the opportunity to grow my skills in so many ways because I have exposure to many specialties within one unit.

– Abigail B., Medicine Teaching RN

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid time off

  • Certification reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title RN - Ortho/Rehab Med Surg, Nights (Greater Heights-TIRR) Location 1635 North Loop West, Houston, TX 77008 Category Nursing Type Full time Requisition 100111159 Date posted 08/12/2021

At Memorial Hermann, we’re about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

Collaborates with the physician and healthcare team in the delivery of patient care, utilizing the nursing process. Provides professional nursing care to patients, including conducting nursing assessments, assisting with exams and treatment, patient education, and maintenance of medical records. MHHS hires RNs based on years of experience groupings (i.e. newly licensed RN [working under the supervision of RN clinical preceptor], less than 1 year, 1-3 years, 3 to 10 and 10+).

Job Description

Sign On Bonus $10K

Sign-On Bonus $10K

4 North (4N) is a TIRR Rehab/Total Joint Center/Med -Surg Unit. 4N consists of 27 beds - private rooms. Our TIRR inpatient rehab unit provides rehab services for adults with various types of injuries resulting from trauma, strokes, tumors and progressive diseases. The Ortho Joint Center provides care to patients following elective knee and hip surgeries. 4N also provides care to general med-surg patients with diagnoses consisting of diabetes, diabetic associated ulcers, hypertension, COPD, pneumonia, end-stage renal disease and other general med-surg diagnosis. Patients requiring cardiac monitoring are remotely monitored via a Central Telemetry Unit. 4N has a high-acuity patient population with complex co-morbidities which provides care to three specialties on one unit. Nurse to patient ratio is 1:5, with a vast amount of support resources.

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights tied at No. 6 in the Top 10 statewide hospital rankings.

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, located adjacent to The Houston Heights is a 260-bed facility that has received Magnet® recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.

https://memorialhermann.org/locations/greater-heights

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing
  • Certified in Basic Life Support
  • Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • RN I <1 year
  • RN II = 1-3 years
  • RN III = 3-10 years
  • RN IV = 10+ years
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Delivers safe and appropriate care to patients, according to the nursing skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served.
  • Coordinates the planning for the delivery of nursing care with an interdisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care.
  • Collaborates with, directs, and may delegate to the healthcare team in the attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence, and professional standards of care.
  • Coordinates treatment plans; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans.
  • Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired client-centered outcomes.
  • Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.
  • Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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