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Steward Health Care System Experienced RN, FT (4/10s), Operating Room-with $12,000 Sign-on Bonus in Houston, Texas

JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse -Operating Room

Currently Offer $12,000 sign-on bonus to an experienced Operating Room Nurses, with a minimum of 2 years current experience.

We believe our people are our strength and we take our employees’ health seriously. From medical coverage and life insurance to retirement plans, paid time off and much more, Steward Health Care provides you with a variety of benefits to address your unique needs.

Health & Wellness

  • Medical and Dental Insurance

  • Vision

  • Short Term and Long Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Retirement & Savings

  • 401K

Educational Assistance

  • Tuition Reimbursements

  • Loan Repayment

Work & Life Balance

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

Other Perks

  • Low Cost parking

  • Up to 20% employee discount-Gift shop, onsite Café and Cafeteria

Operating Room

Our Operative Services provides surgical intervention in specialty areas of General, Robotics, Orthopedics, Cardiovascular, Cardiothoracic, Spine, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Hysterectomy, Urology, Prostatectomy, Otolaryngology, Plastic and Reconstructive, Oncology, Podiatry, Pediatric, Laser, Gynecologic, Obstetric surgery and weight loss surgery. The services provided are for both outpatient and inpatient populations. We have 16 Operating Rooms, and 1 Cysto Room.

Summary

Accountable for the observation, assessment, intervention, evaluation, rehabilitation, or health teachings of a person who is ill, injured, infirm, or experiencing a change in normal health processes; the maintenance of health or prevention of illness; the administration of a medication or treatment as ordered by a physician, the supervision or teaching of nursing; the administration, supervision, and evaluation of nursing practices, policies, and procedures; the performance of an act delegated by a physician and the development of the nursing care plan.

St. Joseph Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment – with confidence and without fear.

Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience:
  • Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible.

  • Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families.

  • Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients.

  • A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital.

  • A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety.

You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Service Consistently supports and communicates the Mission, Vision, and Values of St. Joseph Medical Center.

Upholds the Standards of Conduct and Corporate Compliance. People Incorporates the patient’s physiological, psychological, cultural, developmental and spiritual needs into the plan of care. Consistently follows patient care, and facility guidelines and procedures in performance. Directs support personnel in implementing patient’s plan of care, provides supervision and guidance, and evaluates effectiveness of the delegated tasks. Collaborates with inter and intra professional colleagues to ensure quality outcomes.

Quality:

Completes annual education requirements. Maintains competency, as evidenced by completion of competency

validation requirements. Promotes of a culture of patient safety which results in the identification and reduction of unsafe practices. Uses nursing process to provide all levels of patient care. Uses professional judgment and critical thinking to prepare, prioritize, and execute the patient’s plan of care consistent with patient assessment data, physicians’ treatment plans, and professional standards of care. Implements measures to prevent exposure to infectious pathogens and communicable conditions.

Other duties as assigned.

Growth: Maintains competency and knowledge of current standards of practice, trends, and developments. Enhances the patient experience by fostering a positive relationship with customers. Contributes to improving HCAHPS results.

Finance:

Promotes stewardship of hospital resources while ensuring quality patient care.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Licensed as a Registered Nurse accepted by Texas State Board of Nursing to engage in professional nursing.

Technical, clerical, critical thinking and interpersonal skills relevant to patient care/area.

Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification required.

Other certification requirements as defined by the certification policy.

Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

PREFERRED

Baccalaureate degree or progression to this degree.

National Certification as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Bi or Multilingual.

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