Supervises nursing service activities in assigned care unit for the duration of one shift and/or in the absence of the Head Nurse. Provides professional nursing care for patients in assigned care unit. Assesses, plans, evaluates, and documents the nursing process of assigned care unit as needed. NOTE: Incumbents in this position are not assigned to one particular care unit for extended periods of time. Does not include charge nurses assigned to specialty care areas.
Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications
* Registered Nurse with valid Texas License * BLS Certification required; ACLS certification highly desired/recommended. Current specialty certification as required. * Must have working knowledge of the nursing process as well as in depth knowledge of therapeutic, physical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and developmental needs for a select category of patients. * Good communication skills, both written and verbal.