Catholic Health Initiatives RN - Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Surgical Unit -(FLEX TEAM I) - PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

RN - Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Surgical Unit -(FLEX TEAM I) - PRN


Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

A quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a

world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962

by Denton A. Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in

Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery.

The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a

Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing

Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home

to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe, Pearland, and San

Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than 51,000 patients

annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of

Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at

Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist

University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Position Summary

Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care

through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals,

planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes.

With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for

participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations.

Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and

procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the

Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas


Minimum Requirements:

Education and Licensure:

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Nursing

  • Registered Nurse

  • BLS required (and ACLS, if applicable)

Physical Requirements:

  • Age Specific Competencies All Age Groups - Birth and above Sitting Up to 30% Standing Greater than 50% Walking Greater than 50% Pushing Greater than 50% Pulling Greater than 50% Twisting Greater than 50%

  • Climbing None

  • Balancing Up to 30% Kneeling Up to 30%

  • Crawling None Reaching Greater than 50% Grasping Greater than 50% Stooping Greater than 50%

  • Bending None

  • Driving None

  • Repetitive Movements None Lifting up to 10lbs Greater than 50% Lifting 11 - 20 lbs Up to 30%

  • Lifting 21 - 50lbs None Lifting 51 - 100lbs None Lifting greater than 100lbs 12

  • Carrying up to 10lbs Greater than 50% Carrying 11 - 20 lbs. Up to 30% Carrying 21 - 50lbs None Carrying 51 - 100lbs None

  • Carrying greater than 100lbs None

  • Exposure to dust, fumes, odors None

  • Exposure to extreme heat or cold None

  • Work near moving parts None Risk of electrical shock None

  • Uneven terrain None Heights None

  • Radiation None

  • Chemicals None Toxic Waste None

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner. Collects pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient, significant others and other health care team members.

  2. Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the interventions.

  3. Consistently documents in the patient and unit records according to written health system standards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient care requirements.

  4. Provides appropriate teaching and information to patients and families including information on Pain Management, Nutrition, Skin Integrity, Fall prevention, Diabetes, Disease Process, Smoking Cessation, and Discharge instructions

  5. Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision –making, and ensuring patient safety.

  6. Uses interventions substantiated by research as appropriate in the patient population, Participates in research activities, identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomes managers and department.

  7. Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of nursing practice. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality care.

Job RN


Daily Schedule PRN

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0154113