RN - Ortho/Trauma - Full Time Days

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Location:
Fort Worth, TX US
Job ID:
100986
Area of Interest:
RN
Job Type:
Full Time
Facility:
Texas Health Fort Worth


Qualifications/Duties:
7A-7P

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth, a Magnet facility, is currently in search of an RN Ortho Trauma Nurse to help meet the needs of our patients. Our 29 bed Ortho Trauma unit is a cohesive team environment that improves the quality of care for patients involved in car accidents, motorcycle accidents, horse accidents, geriatric hip fractures, head injuries, chest tubes, trachs, pelvic and femur fractures.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs.
BSN Preferred.
RNs hired after January, 2014, require completion of BSN within 3 years of start date. RNs hired within THR after December, 2016, require completion of BSN within 2 years of start date.

One year experience as a clinical nurse, or completion of an RN residency program.

Current RN experience in Tele/PCU preferred


Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire.

Current AHA BLS training upon hire.

A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.

Practices within the regulations of the Texas Nurse Practice Act. Serves as a role model, intra/interdisciplinary collaborator and coordinator for quality patient care.

Duties:

Delivers care to patients utilizing the Nursing Process
• assesses the patient
• plans the care of the patient
• intervenes as appropriate
• evaluates the effectiveness of interventions
• Incorporates age specific safety/infection control measures into patient care.
• Initiates action to meet patient and/or significant others need for information
• Maintains continuity of patient care inter-shift, inter-hospital, and while expediting out of hospital transfers

Maintains professional accountability
Maintains and enhances nursing skills
Serves as patient advocate
Communicates per department expectations
Provides for patient privacy and dignity
Adapts to changes in workload assignment functioning as Resource/Charge Nurse as needed


Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff.  Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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