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.
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 intraprofessional colleagues to ensure
Completes annual education requirements.
Maintains competency, as evidenced by completion of competency
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
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
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
Bi or Multilingual.