Registered Nurse (RN)
Houston, TX 77001
Adhere to the scope of practices as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act.
Provide professional nursing assessment of patients.
May ensure efficient operation of the clinic or unit by scheduling and planning for use of staff, supplies, and equipment.
Assist with treatment room examination and procedures on patients.
Schedule appointments, tests, and examinations with hospital and other doctor's offices.
Proof and identify deficiencies of history and physical examinations.
Document patient care services by charting in patient's record.
Instruct patients concerning the preparations needed for tests and surgical procedures.
Communicate with other health care professionals regarding orders and care of patients.
Execute physician orders for all assigned patients and administers medications and treatments for patients.
Promote patient's independence by involving patient in defining and establishing patient care goals; teaching and counseling patient, friends, and family and reinforcing their understanding of disease, medications, and self-care skills.
Provide telephone triage to patients and ensure patients receive the right level of care.
Monitor or supervise Licensed Vocational Nurses, Registered Nurses IV's, and unlicensed staff members by directing, guiding, and influencing the outcome of an individual's performance and activity.