Registered Nurse Mobility: Operating Room
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Posted on: November 24, 2022
The Registered Nurse Mobility is a travel nurse position within
CHRISTUS Health. The nurse is expected to accept six (6) week
travel assignments to any CHRISTUS Health facility within the
United States. During the 6-week assignment the Nurse is
responsible for patient assessment, patient care planning, and
provision of quality nursing care to an assigned group of patients
for a defined work period. Provides direction and supervision to
LVN/LPNs, nursing assistants, unit secretaries and other
clinical/clerical associates. By assignment, may function as charge
nurse for the unit. Involves provision of patient care/service to
older adolescent, young adult, adult, and geriatric patients.
This position is for multiple locations within the CHRISTUS Health
system. It encompasses multiple departments including ICU, Med
Surg, Telemetry, Step down, Surgical, Labor and Delivery, and
Pediatrics. Mobility nurses will be placed based on experience and
specialty for their 6-week assignment. Assignment location will be
based upon business needs.
CHRISTUS Health can only employ travelers who have a permanent
residence in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico or Texas.
MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Patient Care Planning
Develops comprehensive nursing care plan which addresses all
significant needs and problems identified through nursing
Prepares nursing elements of the interdisciplinary care plan prior
to the initial team conference.
Reviews and updates nursing care plan and collaborates with team
members as changes occur.
Patient Care Provision
Implements patient care as planned in nursing care plan and
interdisciplinary care plan.
Sets priorities based on knowledge of patient acuity and patient
Provides safe and therapeutic care and seeks resources when
Safely performs and accurately documents procedures, consistent
with established nursing policy and procedure.
Patient Care Evaluation
Evaluates patient response to interventions and attainment of goals
in collaboration with interdisciplinary team.
Evaluates progress toward nursing goals and revises goals as needed
on a weekly basis.
Completes nursing progress note for assigned patients on a daily
Completes nursing flow sheets for assigned patients on a daily
Evaluates education needs of patient and significant others and
documents their response to teaching.
Utilizes, adapts, and revises teaching resources to meet patient
Explains procedures, tests, and disease process to patients and
families as needed.
Acts as role model for health care students and other team
Acts as preceptor to assigned orienteers.
Assists in orientation of new staff by sharing knowledge and
Patient Care Communication
Reports and documents accurately and concisely to appropriate
persons the patient's condition.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Applies basic verbal and nonverbal skills to maintain open,
effective communication among care team members, patients, and
Encourages direct discussion between staff members when differences
occur and seeks assistance to arbitrate differences as needed.
Gives and accepts constructive feedback appropriately.
Identifies actual and potentially unsafe patient care practices,
reports them in the designated manner, and suggests
Other duties as assigned
JOB STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS
Associate's Degree in Nursing
Minimum 2 years
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
RN License in state of employment or compact
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