Provides direct patient care including treatments, activities,
nourishment, drugs, and parenteral therapy in a safe and competent
manner to the medical, cardiac or surgical patient. Carries out
physician orders to ensure patient care is complete. Abides by
policy and procedure of hospital and established routines to assure
quality care is provided. Gives patient assignments and supervises
care of others when in charge.
CONTRACT INFORMATION: 8 Week Contract. 32 Hours per week
required. $70 per hour
Completion of a college or hospital based school of nursing as
evidenced by licensure by the state of Texas BNE or compact
Orientation and training will be provided that is specific to
the unit until able to function independently and demonstrates
proficiency in basic skills.
Current Texas licensure to practice professional nursing.
Current BCLS certification or obtained during the first week of
Knowledgeable in basic nursing skills.
Proficient in drug types, interactions and reference
Knowledgeable to give medications and perform duties of a
Specific knowledge of medical terminology to be able to
understand and carry out physician orders.
Specific knowledge of the basic principles of the nursing field
and their applications to be able to understand and carry out the
duties of a staff nurse.
General knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar to be
able to do drug calculations and properly document patient
Specific knowledge of nursing principles and patient care
procedures in order to communicate properly with patients, staff,
General knowledge assures physician orders are carried out