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RN - PRN Night Shift

Yoakum Community Hospital

Yoakum, texas

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Yoakum Community Hospital has provided healthcare since 1922. The 23-bed hospital operates as a not-for-profit hospital managed by Community Hospital Corporation of Plano, Texas. Patients benefit from the latest medical technology along with comprehensive healthcare delivered by highly skilled physicians, nurses and professional staff. Our dedication to providing comprehensive healthcare services with compassion, dignity and respect demonstrates our standard of quality healthcare and superior service to our community.

Consistently demonstrates behavior which reflects that working as a team is more important than self-interest.

Complies with the Hospital’s core values of R.I.S.E.

Demonstrates through the assessment an understanding of the elements most significant to the clinical care of the patient.                                                                                  

Assesses patient and completes the RN admission data base within 24 hours of the patient’s admission.

When functioning as a patient care nurse complete RN assessment if staffing permits.

Makes patient care rounds during each shift and following any significant change in a patient’s condition, to identify problems and make adjustments to the plan of care.        

Communicates assessment findings and other appropriate clinical information to other health care professionals involved in patient’s care.

Ensures that all nursing interventions and patient responses are communicated to responsible practitioners as indicated and that all required components of the nursing process are documented in accordance with standards of practice.

Maintains effective utilization of manpower, equipment, and supplies.

The RN must be able to demonstrate competency in all procedures within scope of practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served and must be able to obtain and interpret information in terms of the patient’s needs.                                                                   

Performs nursing care in accordance with policy and procedure.          

Demonstrates knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the age of the patient and their clinical condition.                                                         

Communicates drug information to patient when appropriate and documents.  

Monitors the hospital experience from the perspective of the individual patient and functions as a patient advocate.                                                                                   

Effectively communicates with patients, families, and members of the health care team.   

Interacts professionally with the patient / family and involve the patient / family in the formation of an individual plan of care, including the identification and addressing of psychosocial needs of both the family and the patient.  Revising and evaluating the plan of care daily for effectiveness as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment.  (Treats the patient and their family with respect and dignity while maintaining confidentiality in accordance with HIPAA regulations.)

Serves as role model and resource to other nursing staff seeking solutions to problems involving patients and staff.                                                                                                  

Accepts temporary reassignment to another area or work function for which the employee has the necessary skills and training when necessary.                                        

Assures that all tasks performed are in compliance with related state and federal guidelines, rules and regulations.

The ability to be flexible in your role as a nurse to be able to switch from charge nurse to patient care nurse if you have the appropriate training and necessary skills.

Answers the patient call bell system in a prompt manner and speaks in a quiet, calm, courteous voice.

Documents in patient record appropriately.

Reviews patient care plans daily and charts accordingly.

Performs interventions as plan of care deems necessary.

Willingly/readily accepts delegated tasks within scope of practice.

Maintains composure under stress and utilizes resources to cope with stressful situations.

Assists with staffing when deemed necessary.

Performance of other duties, as assigned.



  1. Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.
  2. Currently licensed by the Texas Board of Nursing as a registered nurse.
  3. Current CPR Certifications.
  4. Minimum one (1) year experience preferred.



  • Because work and personal challenges can affect every aspect of life, YCH automatically provides you and your family with an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) at no cost to you.
  • Bonus Incentive Program
  • The Hospital sponsors a 403(b) plan for PRN employees.

YCH is a drug free workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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