RN Progressive Care

Date Posted: 11/21/2021
Full Time |

The RN, with a focus on patient safety, is required to function within the parameters of the legal scope of practice and in accordance with the federal, state, and local laws; rules and regulations; and policies, procedures and guidelines of the employing health care institution or practice setting. The RN functions under his or her own license and assumes accountability and responsibility for quality of care provided to patients and their families according to the standards of nursing practice. The RN demonstrates responsibility for continued competence in nursing practice, and develops insight through reflection, self-analysis, self-care, and lifelong learning. Successful completion of the neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) competency-based orientation which provides documentation of skills needed to provide nursing care to NICU patient. Proficient in routine and emergent resuscitation. Assess need and provides interventions to stabilize newborns at delivery. Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate resources and processes in providing safe care to the NICU patient and family.


Full Time

Day/Night Shifts Available


  • Complete a comprehensive assessment. This includes the initial and ongoing, extensive collection, analysis and interpretation of data.
  • Synthesize the data collected during the comprehensive assessment to identify problems, make nursing diagnoses, and to formulate goals, teaching plans and outcomes.
  • Implement the plan of care. The RN may begin, deliver, assign or delegate certain interventions within the plan of care for patients within legal, ethical, and regulatory parameters and in consideration of health restoration, disease prevention, wellness, and promotion of healthy lifestyles.
  • Evaluate and report patient outcomes and responses to therapeutic interventions in comparison to benchmarks from evidence-based practice and research findings, and plans any follow-up care and referrals to appropriate resources that may be needed.


  • An associate’s degree (ADN) or diploma in nursing is required. A Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is preferred. Our aim is that MMH nurses are prepared at the BSN level. We are committed to support your pursuit of a BSN education. A BSN and certification in clinical area of expertise will be required to advance within the clinical nurse professional practice ladder.
  • Current State of Texas License as a Registered Nurse
  • Certification in area of specialty (e.g., MNN, LRN, NIC) preferred
  • ACLS required within 18 months of date of employment in the Critical Care Unit. Policy Tech Ref#: 5937 Date Approved: 05/06/2021 Last Reviewed: 05/06/2021
  • Early Acute Stroke recognition and treatment.
  • Required to complete eight (8) hours of hospital provided continuing education hours upon hire and annually for Total Joint and Spine. Education will focus on management/care of total hip, knee and shoulder replacement as well as elective spine surgery patients.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential responsibility satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual must be able to:  Stand, walk, sit, stoop, reach, lift, see, speak and hear. Lifting is limited to 35 lbs. for clinical staff and to 50 lbs. for non-clinical staff. The individual must use an assisted-lift device or get another individual(s) to assist with the lift that is over these maximum limits.