Dallas, TX US
Medically Complex Unit
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Dallas
Shift 7:00 am to 7:00 pm 24 hours total per week. The schedule includes working rotating weekends, holidays and on-call.
Do you have a strong heart, nerves of steel, and a passion for the medically complex patient? Have you worked with patients with behavioral needs? Would you like to maintain your medical/clinical skills? Are you the most compassionate and creative nurse that your friends know?
At Texas Health we are 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.
The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
*** Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs. For RNs hired after Jan 2014 completion of BSN within 3 years of THR RN start date as defined in offer letter. Effective Dec 2015 RNs hired or transferring in THR completion of BSN within 2 years. BSN preferred.
** Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas; Current RN upon hire.
**Current BLS and ACLS upon hire.
**Minimum two (2) years medical/surgical experience. Behavioral health skills a plus.
** ED, Trauma, or Tele experience also a plus.
**A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.
Responsibilities of the position:
Models Promise behavior and tenets of Core Beliefs.
- Serves as a positive role model to healthcare team members
- Actively participates in Clinical Practice Model (CPM) shared governance
- Promotes the forces of magnetism and Magnet philosophy throughout the organization
- Stays informed of changes, updates and communications
- Attends in-services and/or continuing education useful to area of practice
- Practice reflects current methodology supported by evidence-based practice
- Practices in accordance with the Texas Nursing Practice Act and ANA Code of Ethics
- Accountable for professional development by identifying realistic and measurable goals at least annually
Utilized by other staff/units as a resource
- Supports cultural diversity through cooperative relationships with all customers
Participates in a healthy dialogue with physicians to promote safe, individualized patient care practices.
Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communication
Takes responsibility to manage time and resources.
Recognizes need for cost-effectiveness in daily care activities
Participates in process improvement activities
Proactively takes steps to reduce or eliminate patient risks
Serves as a patient advocate for quality care and patient satisfaction
Works in partnerships with patients to achieve optimum health and well-being of Body Mind and Spirit.
Coordinates and directs patient care activities by identifying and providing those activities which require the judgment and skill of a registered nurse
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966.
A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit.
Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers .
The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.