Covenant Health is seeking a full time, night shift Registered Nurse I with the Intermediate Care - S5 Department at
Covenant Medical Center.
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The RN independently uses the nursing process to safely, therapeutically and efficiently care for a group of patients. Uses
information from a variety of sources to assess, plan, implement, identify outcomes and evaluate patient's plan of care.
RN I: Advanced Beginner less than one year of nursing experience; provides nursing care in an effective and safe
RN II: Competent nurse, provides care in a skilled and effective manner, utilizing appropriate technical and decision
RN III: Proficient nurse, provides nursing care efficiently and effectively using a high level of technical and organizational
skills as well as critical thinking ability.
RN IV: Expert nurse, demonstrates a high level of knowledge/expertise in specialty as well as general nursing, is a leader/
resource to nursing/healthcare team and engaged in unit/medical center activities. Certification: Specialty certification
required. Education: BSN required for promotion to RN IV.
interdependently within the boundaries of their scope of practices using shared values and mutual respect for each
other’s contribution to care for individuals, their families and communities. Major elements include non-hierarchal
relationships and intra-inter professional collegiality.
patient/family and the health care team:- Recognizes and communicates patient condition/care changes to charge nurse,
supervisor, medical staff and other team members within an appropriate time frame; completes bedside shift report and
documentation in a timely manner. Anticipates and is prepared to present information to patients and families regarding
plan of care.
diverse individuals and viewpoints.
according to CHS values
delegates, supervises, and evaluates abilities and performance of other team members. Identifies and communicates
opportunities for improved team performance.
delegating aspects of care.
use of time, equipment and supplies.
family and community and to collaborate with them to achieve mutually agreed upon goals. The practitioner utilizes his/
her specialized skills and scientific knowledge to design collaborative and integrated care that binds together all resources
in a goal oriented movement toward health. Components of clinical practice are competence, evidenced based practice/
continuous quality improvement, advanced practice nursing and practice standards.
of the patient population served- Adheres to all safety policies and procedures; identifies safety issues or hazards in the
work environment and communicates deficiencies appropriately.
condition. Incorporates clinical findings into priority setting.
decisions regarding care
for self-development:- Recognizes and verbalizes own learning needs.
pathways and protocol changes:- Follows policy, procedure, standards of care, and protocol changes common to patient
knowledge of the principles of growth and development, psychosocial characteristics, and interventions for age-specific
requirements of the assigned unit.- Utilizes nursing process to perform a comprehensive, age-specific assessment of
patient & family needs, including identification of formal teaching needs for specific patients/families and communities:
for appropriate resources.
Utilizes interdisciplinary assessment data to develop/contribute to plan of care.
criterion-based manner and revises plan of care.
interventions and care provided, as well as patient’s progress toward discharge goals.
the patient/family and nurse. Caring practices are activities that are responsive to the uniqueness of the patient/family
and that create a compassionate and therapeutic environment. Holistic practice addresses physical, emotional, spiritual,
cognitive and developmental needs of patients and families across the life span. Care for the body, mind and spirit – from
birth to final stage of life – is a desired characteristic of professional practice. Culture is a collection of traditions, beliefs,
values and behaviors that make up the context for how care is delivered. Culture forms and develops over time. The
desired culture supports and values are:
satisfaction, and a culture based on innovation, openness, integrity, trust and mutual respect while maintaining ethical
standards. Cross reference the Values Based Competencies:- Demonstrates behaviors reflective of caring and concern
for customer satisfaction, i.e. advocacy, listening, compassion, comfort, honor and respect, follow through on customer
the patient/families in decisions regarding care; complies with the patient’s bill of rights and the patient’s advanced
Minimum Position Qualifications:
to RN IV
Licenses and Certifications:
approved compact State as a Registered Nurse
Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds: Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of LubbockCovenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.
Company: Covenant Health
Category: Critical Care Nursing
Req ID: R332861