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Registered Nurse - In-Patient / Med-Surg - PM Shift

Company: PSN Affiliates
Location: Frisco
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION: - -Registered Nurse - In-Patient / Med-Surg

EVENING SHIFT: - 6:45pm - 6:45am

LOCATION: - San Antonio,TX (zip 78249)

TYPE: - Full-Time

Position: Med-Surg Nurse

Nurses care for people who are sick, injured, convalescent or disabled. Under general supervision, they deliver care to patients utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation, in accordance with established philosophy. Nurses collaborate with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Nurses effectively interact with patient and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing. The nature of the direction and supervision required for this position varies by State and job setting. Med-Surge Nurses

provide care for primarily adult patients before and after surgical procedures; they also attend to those who are being treated with pharmaceuticals to manage illness. Due to the broad range of medical conditions Med/Surge Nurses will encounter, they must be well-versed in a large variety of health conditions.


Med/Surge Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Med/Surge Nurses include (but are not limited to):

  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.
  • Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
  • Educates patients on surgical procedures
  • Records patients' medical information and vital signs
  • Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients, and interprets and records electronic displays
  • Initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology
  • Provides bedside care for a wide variety of medical patients, including pre- and post-surgery patients
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs
  • Changes dressings, inserts catheters, starts IVs
  • Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Participates in discharge planning
  • Utilizes time management skills
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting
  • Float among various clinical services, where qualified and competent


    • Completes required orientation as directed by facility
    • Follows facility and OSHA safety rules and procedures while on assignment
    • Follows facility Unusual Occurrence Protocol
    • Respects cultural and religious practices of patients
    • Upholds HIPAA regulations
    • Punctual and dependent for assigned/confirmed shifts


      • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
      • Current nursing license, in good standing with the State licensing board
      • Minimum of one (1) year Med/Surge experience
      • Cognitive skills as related to the position
      • Current ACLS certification required

Keywords: PSN Affiliates, Frisco , Registered Nurse - In-Patient / Med-Surg - PM Shift, Healthcare , Frisco, Texas

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