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Graduate Nurse

Company: Confidential
Location: Killeen
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Overview

The graduate nurse program is designed to be a component of the new graduate nurse s formal orientation at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights. The clinical, leadership and socialization aspects of the program complement one another and provide the opportunity for a well-balanced orientation to the role of registered nurse. This position is responsible for planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care, developing nursing care plan in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary and communicating changes in patient s clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate.

New graduate nurses will initiate professional nursing practice careers in a supportive environment committed to mentoring, coaching and learning. They will build confidence through a structured, professional transition-into-practice experience that consists of clinical nursing orientation that is customized to individual developmental needs. They also will develop leadership skills that will positively impact the clinical practice environment and patient outcomes.


Responsibilities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process of Assessment, Planning, Intervention, and Evaluation.
  • Develop nursing care plans in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary.
  • Communicate changes in patient s clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate.
  • Participate in discharge planning process.
  • Collaborate with physicians, other services, patients and patients families to plan patient care and evaluate outcomes
  • Improve practice by integrating results and theories of research studies and actively participate in data collection for current studies
  • Demonstrate clinical competency and compassion in providing care, using technology, administering medications, performing procedures and managing emergencies
  • Ensure integration of safety and quality standards into practice and delivery of team care
  • Document patient care according to established standards
  • Act as a patient and family advocate in order to uphold patient rights
  • Organize and prioritize the work of the patient care team Target Start Date: February 6th, 2023
    Qualifications

  • Education/Skills/Experience:
    • Applicants must have graduated from an accredited school of professional nursing.
    • Completion of education to obtain Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Licenses/Registrations/Certifications:
      • Registered Nurse (RN) with Texas Board of Nursing OR graduate with a Texas Graduate Nurse permit.
      • BLS through American Heart Association required within 10 days of hire

Keywords: Confidential, Killeen , Graduate Nurse, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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