RN-Psych Eating Disorders-Full Time Nights-Dallas

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
97566
Department:
PSYCH EATING DISORDERS
Area of Interest:
RN
Job Type:
Full Time
Qualifications:
Overview:
Texas Health Dallas

Qualifications/Duties:
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.

Texas Health Dallas has initiated a search for a Registered Nurse in the Psych Eating Disorders Unit to join their team.

Schedule/Shift:
7p to 7a three nights a week with rotating week ends

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

Associate Degree; BSN preferred.

RNs hired after January 2017 require completion of BSN within 2 years of start date. RNs hired between January 2014 and December 2016 require completion of BSN within 3 years of start date.

License/Certification:
RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire
BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Expiration date greater than 3 months preferred. Upon Hire
CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 60 Days
ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Preferred

Preferred Certification:
BCPMHN - Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse upon Hire
Psych ANCC certification

Minimum Experience:
1 Year Experience as a clinical nurse or completion of an RN residency program

Preferred Experience:
2 years experience working in adult behavioral health unit where eating disorders patients are cared for is needed. Ability to run nurse lead groups and focus on recovery of eating disorders patients required

3 or more years of inpatient experience in an inpatient behavioral health unit where adults and adolescents are treated.

Functions:
Basic Human Needs - Responds to others' priorities regarding safety, physical, psychological and social needs.
The professional nurse exhibits understanding of basic human needs by demonstrating:
a. Attention to emotional, social, and self-esteem needs
b. Regular assessment and maintenance of comfort
c. Knowledge of basic physiology and pathophysiology
d. Knowledge of human emotions during health and illness
e. Knowledge of human development across the life span
f. Knowledge of pain and suffering, pain interventions and pain comfort/theories.
g. Provides safe patient care as evidenced by:
1. Using barcode medication verification (BMV) during medication administrations
2. Completing accurate documentation in the electronic health record
3. Completing assessments accurately and in a timely manner
4. Individualizing care plans specific to the needs of the patient
5. Providing consistent attention to airway, intake, elimination, sleep, rest, mobility and hygiene needs

Skills:
In addition, you must hold a high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills and the ability to function in a fast-paced environment and be proficient in Windows applications.


Entity Information:
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.
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