4 Dawson is a 39-bed unit and provides general medical care as well as peritoneal dialysis, both on the unit and elsewhere in the facility. Other treatments and therapies include but are not limited to: Glucose monitoring and management; Telemetry; Physical, Occupational, and Speech therapies and Respiratory therapy. Top three Diagnosis Related Groups are Septicemia, Pneumonia, Cellulitis, and Renal Failure. Average length of stay is 5.7 days. The nurse to patient ratio is 4.5:1.
Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress. Provide direct care through compassion, excellence and efficiency. Adhere to American Nurses Association Code of Ethics for Nurses Evaluate own practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines, relevant statutes, rules and regulations.
TX RN license
Associate degree in Nursing required, BSN preferred
Able to use computer, keyboard and mouse proficiently
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