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Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 1013 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.
As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com
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The orthopedic unit is a dynamic unit providing staff members both
professional growth and personal job satisfaction. The care delivery models we use are primary care which also utilizes the patient-focused care model.
This unit is a 32 bed Medical-Surgical unit specializing in Orthopedics with all private rooms.
- 1:5 Nurse Patient ratio.
- Hip Arthroplasty & Hemi-Arthroplasty
- Total Knee Arthroplasty & Revisions
- Intramedullary Nailing
- ORIF (Open Reduction Internal Fixation)
- Incision and Drainage
- Spinal Surgery
- General Surgery
- Some Medical Overflow
As a RN Charge Nurse at Methodist, you would be responsible for coordinating unit operations and promoting collaboration among team members. We are looking for RNs who have a passion for serving as leader and mentor to others and ensuring delivery of exceptional care to patients and their families.
We offer you a generous benefits package including:
Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off
Employee Discount Program
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Student Loan Repayment
Critical factors to your success include:
Applying advanced leadership skills to achieved desired outcomes and prevent/resolve conflict
Role modeling and promoting exceptional standards of behavior while providing optimal patient care and a positive work environment
Consistently applying the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills and leadership to make appropriate patient care assignments and deliver safe nursing care to patients
Demonstrating team work, adaptability, and serving as a resource to the patient care team
Accountability for delivering quality nursing care services and promoting a positive image of nursing
You should be a graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program. If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or certification in your specialty area you will be considered more highly qualified and eligible for our RN IV position.
You should possess your RN License to practice as a professional RN in the state of Texas or an Active Multi-State RN Compact License. If you have a Compact License you will be required to obtain a Texas RN License within 90 days of hire.
You should have a current BLS Certification
You should have one year of clinical experience as a licensed RN in the specialty area of hire
If you find this opportunity to improve the lives of our patients compelling, we encourage you to apply and learn more about how we can work together in “Serving Humanity to Honor God”.
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