(RN/GN ONLY) Residency-Medical

Doctor's Hospital at Renaissance

Posted 1 month ago

Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Shift: Days
Education Level: BSN Required
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All|New Grad
Compensation: NA

Job Title:   (RN/GN ONLY) Residency-Medical

Job Req # 23376


Location: Doctors Hospital at Renaissance

Type of Position: Full-Time

Shift: Days

City Edinburg



The purpose of this program is to provide the new graduate nurse with the opportunity to partner with a Registered Nurse Preceptor in a work/study environment in order to increase competency in caring for acute care medical/surgical patient. This orientation program includes a combination of didactic, clinical, and special observation opportunities. This position will be available to recent graduates of an accredited school of nursing.  The incumbents will be trained for a period of three (3) months in the areas of emergency medicine, telemetry, medical surgical, and pediatrics.  Upon the conclusion of this orientation, the incumbents will be assigned to these areas as needed for a period of six (6) months.


Ensures that care is delivered to each patient in accordance with the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Texas and ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice. 

Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others.  Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria, appropriate to the age of the patients served in assigned area.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Responsible for being knowledgeable regareing the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation specifically in their specific department.  
Collaborates with preceptor to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.  
Supports the organization vision and mission. 
Utilizes knowledge of patient’s age and cultural diversity into the provision of patient care. 

Performs nursing care using sound judgment.                                                                       
Becomes knowledgeable regarding transcription of  physician’s orders in a safe and accurate manner and admitting, discharging and transferring patients.                                            
Maintains detailed and accurate records of nursing actions.                                       
Participates in health/therapeutic counseling, teaching/emotional support for                                                              patients and significant others.                                                                                             
With the assigned preceptor completes rounds on assigned patients and prioritizes patient’s needs.
Maintains a safe and clean environment for patients and co-workers.                        
Provides and receives reports in a status of patients at the change of shifts.               
Administers medication and therapies within the scope of safe nursing practice under the direction of the preceptor     
Collaborates with preceptor to formulate, modifiy and implement goal oriented patient care plans according to facility policies
Assumes responsibility to report clinical limitations or the need for assistance to the preceptor
Abides by the rules and regulations set forth by the Board of Nurse Examiners          
Adheres to policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of services. 
Informs the precoptor of any anticipated and/or actual issues/problems.                     
Maintains current with all new policies and procedures published.                                
Anticipates potential problems situations and intervenes to offset any adverse impact. 

Builds a positive work environment by guiding employees to support the mission of the hospital, providing developmental opportunities and encouraging teamwork.



3.0 GPA required
BSN preferred
250-500 word typed essay (Why did you decide to go into Nursing? What specialty area would you like to be considered for and why? What individual strengths would you bring with you to the program?)
2 letters of recommendation (clinical faculty or recent employer). Letters must be sealed.
Official school transcripts


16 week program
Initial didactic (meets weekly)
Quarterly follow ups throughout the first year

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