Job Description

Location: Scenic Mountain Medical Center
Posted Date: 7/19/2021

About SMMC:

Scenic Mountain Medical Center is a community health care provider serving patients in Howard County. An acute care hospital with 95 licensed beds, Scenic Mountain is Joint Commission accredited. Our specialized services include cardiology, orthopedics, maternity, diagnostic imaging, emergency care with a 24/7 level IV Trauma Center, wound care, and women's health and breast care services.

About the Shift:

RN - Registered Nurse - Days - 7p - 7a - Medical Surgical Unit - Med Surg

About the Position:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Additional functions applicable when acting as charge nurses: Authority to make patient care assignments based upon the skill, experience, and temperament of other nursing personnel and on the acuity of the patients, ensuring patient and staff safety, assist in evaluation of unit and agency staff. To responsibly direct and precept staff members as needed in all aspects of patient care and management. To participate in quality improvement during all phases from planning to implementing and sustaining efforts, including taking corrective action if other employees fail to carry out delegated duties.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in state of Texas.
  • BLS certification through the American Heart Association.
  • ACLS certification through the American Heart Association within 90 days of employment.

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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