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Med Surg, Registered Nurse (Greater Heights)

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Sugar Land
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

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 SummaryCollaborates with interdisciplinary 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+).Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital is now among an elite group of facilities nationwide that has received Magnet - recognition for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program -. The designation is one of the highest levels of recognition a hospital can receive and recognizes healthcare organizations for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovation in professional nursing practice. A 260-bed facility, Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital, located adjacent to The Houston Heights, has provided award-winning care to families in the community for over 50 years.Job DescriptionSign On Bonus $10K Days & $15k NightsMemorial Hermann Greater Heights tied at No. 6 in the Top 10 statewide hospital rankings.Hiring for the following Med Surg Units:Med Surg Neuro5 North (5N) is a Med Surg-Neuro Unit. The Unit consists of 25 beds, all private rooms. 5N provides acute care to all stroke, seizures, chest pain, CHF, end-stage renal disease and ETOH withdrawal. 5N also has remote telemetry monitoring capabilities that can accommodate patients requiring cardiac monitoring. Our patient population is high-acuity with complex co-morbidities. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:4-5, with a vast amount of support resourcesCardiac TeleThe unit consists of 12 beds, all private. IMU is a fast paced transitional care unit for critical care patients who do not meet criteria for ICU. Patient population consists of DKA, Uncontrolled hypertension, hemodynamically unstable patients, COPD exacerbations, COVID and various other pulmonary diseases. Nurse to patient ratio is 1:3. Unit thrives on team work and communication. We recently scored in Tier 1 - Team Index 1 for employee engagement, a highly distinguished accomplishment and indicative of our employees career satisfaction.Cardiac RehabThe Cardiac Rehab Unit at Greater Heights consists of inpatient and outpatient care. The goal of this unit is to advise patients on preventative measures for strokes and heart attacks. Cardiac Rehab classes are available from 7:30AM to 4PM Monday through Friday and provides heart monitoring for patients.6 North Medical6 North (6N) is General Med Surg/Tele Unit. The unit consists of 38 beds, both private and semi-private rooms. 6N provides acute care to general med surg patients, with diagnoses consisting of diabetes, diabetic associated ulcers, hypertension, COPD, pneumonia, sepsis pancreatitis, end-stage renal disease, ETOH withdrawal, cancer and other general med surg diagnosis. Our patients requiring cardiac monitoring are remotely monitored via a Central Telemetry Unit. The patient population ranges from early adult to geriatric and 6N has a high-acuity patient population with complex co-morbidities. The nurse to patient ratio is 1:5, with a vast amount of support resources.Med Surg Oncology/TraumaMemorial Hermann Greater Heights is a Magnet facility with:260 beds; 40 Private Beds; 1:4-5 Patient RatioFast paced unit, team work-oriented culture, leadership supportMinimum QualificationsEducation: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferredLicenses/Certifications:Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursingCertified in Basic Life SupportAdditional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirementsExperience / Knowledge / Skills:RN I RN II = 1-3 yearsRN III = 3-10 yearsRN IV = 10+ yearsDemonstrates 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 AccountabilitiesDelivers 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.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.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Sugar Land , Med Surg, Registered Nurse (Greater Heights), Healthcare , Sugar Land, Texas

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