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Registered Nurse/ER Full Time Nights - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Lubbock Heart Hospital
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse/ER Full Time Nights

Are you looking to be one of the team? To be part of the family and not just another number? Are you looking for a positive work environment where teamwork and diversity are key?

We value your contributions. Every role in our hospital has an impact on each of our patients. We work hard to make sure our employees love their work here. Many have been with us from the very beginning. Because we're physician-owned, we understand the value of having a well-trained, well-resourced staff. When it comes to procedural healthcare, experience matters.

Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital is committed to providing better outcomes for our employees!

* Great Benefits - Medical, Vision, Dental, PTO & 401K
* Individually Tailored 6-12 Week Orientation
* Opportunities for Advancement
* Career Ladder for RNs, LVNs, & CSTs
* Consumer discounts through Perks
* Family Atmosphere
* Opportunity for Multi-Unit Training
* Free CEUs through Cornerstone, our online training system
* Eligible for up to $20,000.00 sign on stipend.

We are looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse like you to join our Lubbock Heart team.

What You Will do in this Role:

* Assess the physical, biophysical and health education needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric acute care patients.
* Gather pertinent patient care data using all available resources.
* Establish a nursing plan of care, including pertinent measurable short and long-term goals for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients.
* Prepare a plan for discharge and follow-up appropriate to both patient and family needs.
* Participate with the responsible supervisor to develop monthly staffing plan.
* Implement interventions appropriate to the age-specific needs of adolescent, adult and geriatric acute care patients.
* Safely and accurately administer medications commonly used in acute care nursing units.
* Provide patient and family education for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their family/caregivers.
* Provide appropriate and safe interventions in emergency situations commonly experienced by acute care patients.
* Perform basic patient care procedures for adolescents, adult and geriatric acute care patients, as required by the specific nursing unit.
* Communicate with members of the health care team and other appropriate parties as necessary in the delivery of care.
* Document nursing care to maintain an accurate and legal medical record.
* Operate specialized equipment included in the acute care unit equipment checklist.
* Assist in maintaining a safe environment for patients.
* Manage the care of patients undergoing procedures requiring analgesia, sedation and anesthesia.
* May participate on department and hospital committees; and provide in-service training to hospital staff.
* Attend meetings as required
* Utilize special knowledge of age-specific differences in acute care patients to recognize changes in patient status.
* Actively participates on appropriate committees and QA/PI activities.
* Follow OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens
* Serve as relief Charge Nurse as needed or instructed by Nursing Director

What Qualifications You Will Need:

* Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
* BSN preferred
* Currently licensed in the state of Texas.
* BCLS and ACLS required.
* 2-5 years' experience

Your Shift: Full Time Nights

LHSH Incentives

* Flexible Scheduling
* No mandatory overtime
* Career Ladder
* Sign on Bonus for qualified candidates

Eligible for up to $20,000.00 sign on stipend.

Lubbock Heart & Surgical Hospital specializes in the care of cardiac, orthopedic, nephrology, urology, and general medical patients. We are also a highly active inpatient center mainly centered on surgical procedures that include cardiothoracic, orthopedic, urology, and general surgery. We have a 24-hour Emergency Department with 5 fully equipped ED rooms, 4 fully operating OR rooms, 4 cardiac catherization labs with 1 electrophysiology room, 11-day surgery rooms, 58 acute care beds spread over three units, and 16 cardiac critical care rooms. We pride ourselves on giving the best overall care possible to our patients and on our family style atmosphere that includes everyone: patients and their families, physicians, and our employees.


Keywords: Lubbock Heart Hospital, Lubbock , Registered Nurse/ER Full Time Nights - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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