Tyler County Hospital


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Registered Nurse- FT

Posted: 11/16/2018


REPORTS TO:         RN Charge Nurse


JOB SUMMARY:    The Registered Nurse will be responsible for total nursing care, assessment of, planning for, implementation and evaluation of care of each assigned patient.



(This list is a succinct summary of core duties only. Other tasks will be assigned)


  1. Plans, provides and documents discharge planning, teaching, and educating patients, family members and/or others to assure proper continuity of care.

  2. Formulates appropriate nursing diagnoses, identifies patient problems, and establishes nursing care goals that are specific, measurable and progressive.

  3. Assesses and evaluates patient responses and makes proper modifications to the care plan which is reviewed and up-dated on a timely basis.

  4. Engages in basic nursing skills as needed and which are consistent with the care plan.

  5. Prepares required documentation and reports in a timely and accurate manner.

  6. Serves as liaison between the patient and the physician, family members and others, as well as with other health disciplines pertinent to the care plan success.

  7. Other duties as assigned.



  1. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing.

  2. Must have and maintain the current license of Registered Nurse issued by the State of Texas.

  3. Must have and maintain current required certifications.

  4. At least one year experience as a practicing registered Nurse is preferred.

  5. Must demonstrate the ability to engage in effective verbal and written communication.