UT Health Staff Nurse III (Mobile Stroke Unit) in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Staff Nurse III (Mobile Stroke Unit)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Nursing

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 180002BU

Position Summary:

The Staff Nurse III Provides direct professional care as needed, and provides a multidisciplinary assessment of each patient’s psychiatric, psycho-educational and psychotherapeutic milieu and directs the delivery of care by other members of the treatment team.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Assesses patient needs; plans and implements patient care activities and evaluates the patient’s response to treatment.

  • Assures compliance with regulatory and accrediting agency specifications to meet federal, state and local standards.

  • Assists medical and administrative staff in formulating goals and objectives to deliver the most accurate and timely care possible.

  • Instructs and counsels patients and families or treatment team concerning home care, potential problems, emotional concerns or utilization review status.

  • Participates in regularly scheduled team conferences, and collaborates with related health care providers in treatment discharge planning and provisions of care.

  • Serves in an information resources capacity for hospital nursing personnel, provides advice concerning procedures, care techniques, and other developments.

  • Functions as liaison between patients and physicians, other nursing personnel, and community agencies/resources.

  • Participates in the development of nursing policies. Develops and/or acquires instructional materials, supplies, and equipment necessary to conduct training sessions.

  • Prepares and maintains records and reports concerning operations. Remains abreast of developments in the field of nursing or utilization review by attending seminars and workshops, communicating with peers, and reading pertinent literature. Incorporates such advancements in continuing education and nursing practice.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

  • Current nursing licensure in the State of Texas.

  • Advanced interpersonal ability necessary to routinely interact with high-risk families.

  • High analytical ability to assess patient’s needs and exercise professional judgment in the establishing of a nursing plan.

  • CPR certified.

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing plus two year of nursing experience, OR, Associates degree in nursing from an accredited School of Nursing plus four (4) years of nursing experience, OR, Nursing diploma (three-year program) plus three years of nursing experience.

Minimum Experience:

  • Two (2) years of nursing experience with a BSN.

  • Three (3) years of nursing experience with a Nursing Diploma.

  • Four (4) years of nursing experience with an ADN.

Physical Requirements:

  • Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

  • This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Additional Information:

FLSA Status:FT- Exempt

Location: TMC 6410 Fannin Street.

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