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Memorial Hermann Health System

RN - Heart Transplant IMU (TMC)

Houston, Texas

Overview

As a nurse, you’ll find a collaborative environment, and you’ll have the tools you need to rise to any challenge and an entire network of support. Here, you’ll find a range of nursing opportunities that stretch across specialties and locations along with support, training and the kind of growth opportunities you’d expect from a national leader in health care.

  • Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN
  • Job Level: Mid
  • Travel: No
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SUCCESS PROFILE

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  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Team Player
  • Flexible
  • Quick Thinker
  • Collaborative

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If I had to describe the work environment in one word, it would be “team-focused.” I have seen my unit come together during the most challenging times and I experienced the difference a unified team approach can make in patient care. My colleagues inspire me.

– Ingry U., Critical Care RN

TOTAL REWARDS

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Plan

  • Paid time off

  • Certification reimbursement

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title RN - Heart Transplant IMU (TMC) Location 6411 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030 Category Nursing Type Full time Requisition 100095664 Date posted 06/10/2021

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

The Heart Transplant Intermediate Unit cares for patients recovering from Chronic Heart Failure, TAVR, LVAD, and Heart/Lung Transplant procedures. All IMU nurses will have extensive device training opportunities. This unit is recognized with VAD and Transplant Accreditation and Stroke Certified.

The Transplant Unit is team-oriented across all disciplines and prioritizes family-centered physician support. We strive for excellent outcomes and have robust quality initiatives which awarded us the UHC Quality Leadership Award. With the support of this team, you will be challenged to think critically and learn something new every day.

Patient population: Critical care. STEMI/NSTEMI. CHF, TAVR, LVAD, Heart/ lung transplant.

Procedures: S/P PCI, ablation, mitral clip. Drips: Amiodarone, Heparin, Bumex, Lasix, Cardizem, Remodulin/Flolan, Milrinone.

Unit Accomplishments/Learning opportunities:

-             Magnet Accreditation

-             Zero CLABSIs FY 2020

-             40% Falls Reduction FY 2020

-             Unit Practice Council

-             CCTN, CCRN, CVRN certification pathway

-             CAVE Workshops 3 times a year / LVAD, TAH, CADD Pump Device training

Full Time Night shift opportunities available.

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
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • 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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, within scope of practice and clinical competency.
  • 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; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.
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