Graduate or Registered Nurse

Graduate or Registered Nurse in Amarillo, TX

Shift: 1st - Day
Hours: 7:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.
Schedule: Full Time

Unit Summary:

The Orthopedic/Neurology unit is a 35-bed unit with an average patient mix of 75% Orthopedic/Neurology patients and 25% medical surgical overflow. The routine patient to nurse ratio fluctuates with patient census; unit goal is 5 to 1 ratio.  The unit is supported by a team consisting of the Unit Secretary, Patient Care Assistants, Transporters, Nutrition Ambassadors, RN’s, RN Shift Supervisor’s, a Clinical Educator, the Nurse Manager and Director along with a strong Physical and Occupational Therapy presence working as a cohesive team to ensure excellent patient care.

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse is accountable for the health status and health needs of their patients based upon interpretation of health data and preventative health practices in collaboration with the patients and the interdisciplinary healthcare team members.

Education/Licensures/Certifications:

Current Texas RN license

CPR certified from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

      Previous acute care medical surgical staff nursing experience

      Experience with equipment specific to orthopedics:  Traction, CPM, CBC II

      Assess, plan, evaluates, documents total nursing process

      Organized, self-motivated with exceptional follow-through skills

      Computer skills necessary; EMR and Soarian documentation

      Multi-task constantly and tolerate multiple interruptions

      Clear and effective communication with patients, families, and other healthcare professionals

      Compassionate customer service skills

      Committed to patient and family satisfaction

Schedule Details:

Status: Full Time

Shift: 1st Shift - Days

Hours: 7:00 A.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Days: Varied rotating days of weekdays, weekends and holiday rotation

Work Schedule: 12.00