Registerd Nurse-Full Time-Cancer Centers-THPG

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
97223
Department:
Arlington Cancer Center-Trop
Area of Interest:
RN
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Physicians Group

Qualifications/Duties:
Join a team where Helping Hands and Caring Hearts makes a difference! Texas Health Resources, One of FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to work for is dedicated to finding people to help us fulfill our commitment to make health care human again. We staff our exemplary hospital with health care professionals who approach every patient, every colleague, every physician and every family member with compassion. Come join us on our Journey as we rise to the next level.

Arlington Cancer Center is seeking to hire a Registered Nurse full time to support our
Arlington, TX & Trophy Club, TX; Cancer Centers.

Hours: M-F 8:30 - 5:00

Required Education:
Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs.

Associate Degree required; BSN preferred.

Required Experience:
1 Year Related experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting and
1 Year Experience in specialty area (e.g. Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology, etc.) may be required

License/Certification:
RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support
BLS - Basic Life Support
May require additional specialty certifications

Position Summary:
The Registered Nurse functions as a vital member of the healthcare team who contributes to the success the practice by demonstrating customer/patient focus, effective communication, professionalism, and teamwork. Will utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate comprehensive care provided to selected patient populations and their families.

Essential Functions:
• Performs general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures. May perform specific nursing care as it relates to specialty of the practice.
• Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.
• Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.
• Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.
• Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitors and documents treatment progress and patient response. Refers to/consults with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.
• Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.
• Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.
• Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.
• Tracks quality assurance data and monitors for acute and chronic care management.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of nursing processes, health care systems, structure, functions and community resources. Understanding of health care technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.
• Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.
• Demonstrates sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.
• Maintains a positive, caring attitude towards patients.
• Possesses a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.


Entity Information:
Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex.  THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils.    Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work
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