Transplant Nurse

CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center
Published
April 4, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
Category
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Description

Overview:

CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke's Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke's also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

$5,000 Crisis Sign-on Bonus for RNs

*The Crisis Sign-on Bonus for Nurses is for nurses hired into positions providing direct, bedside care and who start employment between February 22 - June 26, 2021.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

* Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
* Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
* Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
* Flexible spending accounts
* Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
* Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
* Paid Time Off (PTO)
* Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
* Matching Retirement Programs
* Wellness Programs

Additional benefits we offer to support our caregivers (in effect until June 30, 2021):

* PTO/Vacation maximum accrual waived for employees who are providing direct patient care and may not be able to take time off because of the COVID-19 crisis.
* Coverage of health care benefit premiums for eligible employees whose income drops below 90% of their pay (based on their FTE) and PTO/Vacation bank drops below 60 hours.
* Paid administrative leave support for employees who experience a work-related exposure to COVID-19.
* Access to EIB/Sick bank(s) and/or employer-paid short-term disability benefits due to non-work-related COVID-19 exposure.
* Rapid assistance with unemployment compensation administrative support where needed.


Responsibilities

As a Registered Nurse on our in patient Heart and Lung Transplant Unit you will be 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.


Qualifications

Associates Degree in Nursing or Diploma
* Bachelors in Nursing Preferred*
* Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
* BLS with skills demonstration
* No certification required

Minimum Experience:

* At least one (1) year of RN experience
* Demonstrated competence in Registered Nurse I performance expectations or meets experience requirements upon hire

Skills:
Intensive Care Unit / High Acuity / Invasive Surgical Care / Trauma / Organ Failure / Planning / Monitoring / Central Line / Medication Management / Collaboration / Physician Relations / Compassion / Patient Education / Caregiver Education / Problem Solving / Fast Pace Environment / Assessment / Neuro / Vent Facilitation / Direct Patient Care / Medical Surgical / RN / Medical Telemetry /texas ms rn"

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