RN Surgery PRN Days - Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Killeen, TX at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/8/2018
  • Job ID:
    18012956
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Metroplex Hospital

Job Description


Description

Work Hours/Shifts

PRN / Days


Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas is a 25-bed, critical access hospital providing a variety of general and advanced health services.  The hospital operates on a strong relationship with the community it serves and is active in community projects and events.

Growth in the community and Rollins Brook’s commitment to provide quality healthcare services to this rural area, make for a positive partnership. Rollins Brook is dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the people it serves.


Services & Specialties  

  • 24-hour emergency services
  • Advanced diagnostic imaging capabilities, including diagnostic X-rays, CT scans, mammography, ultrasounds and echo-cardiograms for diagnosing problems of the heart
  • Full-service laboratory
  • General and same-day surgery
  • Cardio-pulmonary care
  • Bone Density Scanning (DEXA)
  • Sleep Disorders Lab 

Qualifications

What you will responsible for:

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Develop an individualized perioperative patient plan of care.
  • Implement the plan of care by
  • protecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources;
  • performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items;
  • performing interventions necessary to ensure that the patient’s procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level;
  • managing the patient’s specimens according to organizational policy and procedures;
  • communicating the patient’s current status to relevant parties throughout the continuum of care;
  • administering medications safely and correctly;
  • performing interventions to maintain the patient’s wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels;
  • performing interventions to maintain the status of the patient’s genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems and fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline levels;
  • performing interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative period;
  • performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection;
  • assessing the knowledge level of the patient or designated support person;
  • providing education regarding the expected psychosocial response, nutritional management, medication management, pain management, wound management, and expected responses to the operative or invasive procedure;
  • involving the patient or designated support person actively in decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan of care and the rehabilitation process;
  • protecting the patient’s rights, dignity, and privacy;
  • providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice; and
  • providing consistent and comparable care regardless of the setting.

 What you will need:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current state of Texas registered nurse licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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