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Memorial Hermann Health System

RN, Occupational Medicine (Days)

Pasadena, Texas

JOB DESCRIPTION

Title RN, Occupational Medicine (Days) Location 111 Red Bluff, Pasadena, TX 77506 Category Nursing - Physician Practice Type Full time Requisition 100115561 Date posted 11/09/2021

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

Responsible for serving in a clinical expertise role and clinically proficient in the delivery and management of patient care, utilizing research as necessary; for competently caring for patients from multiple services/specialties, and for more complex diagnosis within a Physician Practice setting

Job Description

This clinic is seeking a RN to join their team, the position is located in Pasadena!  Must have BSN, ACLS, BLS and 5 or more years of RN experience.

Work Hours: Mon-Fri/7a-3:30p

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing required; Bachelors degree in nursing preferred

Licenses/Certifications:Current State of Texas license/permit to practice professional Nursing (RN); andCurrent American Heart Association BLS/CPR certification or within 30 days of hire

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Specialty clinic experience preferred
  • Demonstrates ability to maintain good communications; ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with employees, physicians, patients, families, and the public
  • Working knowledge of ICD9/10 and CPT coding and insurance procedures
  • Works primarily a pre-determined schedule but occasional requirements to work evenings or weekends depending on patient care needs may exist; ability to float to other clinic practices as needed is an expectation
  • 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 appropriate care to patients, at a proficient level; is cross-trained to competently care for patients from multiple services/specialties such as: CCC, Urgent Care, Urology, OBGYN, Mental Health, and other specialty clinics.
  • Coordinates the planning for the delivery of nursing care with a multidisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of care, utilizing existing resources and staff, and setting appropriate priorities; participates in the development of clinical pathways and monitoring of performance outcomes.
  • Directs the healthcare team in the attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence, and professional standards of care. 
  • Meets treatment goals; develops/ implements discharge and/or transfer plans; evaluates the quality of patient care and contributes to the revision of standards of care; assists manager with employee related issues such as performance and serves as preceptor and charge nurse on the unit, as assigned.
  • Reviews charts prior to patients scheduled appointment to assure that all requested lab work and diagnostic procedures have been completed and that reports have been returned and are accessible to the provider.
  • Reviews, obtains, and records patient vital signs, temperature, pulse, height, weight and blood pressure and reason for visit and uses the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) appropriately and follows guidelines.
  • Cross trains to perform patient access tasks, including:  take messages and assist providers with return phone calls to patients and pharmacies appropriately.
  • Direct patients to examination rooms; assists in preparing patients for examination. Notifies provider of patient’s arrival and readiness for their examination. Assists providers with patient examinations and procedures, including (but not limited to) surgical procedures, GYN exams, diagnostic studies, and treatments.
  • Operates and monitors functioning of equipment; hands instruments to the provider.
  • Conducts hearing, vision, breathing and EKG testing; records results in chart. Administers medications as directed using seven rights.
  • Performs venipuncture, collects urine specimens, and complete lab tests procedures according to policies and procedures. Handles all specimens using Universal Precautions.
  • Recognizes emergency situations, seeks assistance and intervenes appropriately.
  • Monitors patient during and following procedures; looks for reactions and other visible complications; reacts to emergency situations; notifies the appropriate person in the event of a medical emergency.
  • 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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