Texas Health Resources Registered Nurse Behavioral Health CSO in Arlington, Texas

Texas Health Resource CSO seeks to hire an experienced Registered Nurse to work Full- time.

The address is 612 E. Lamar Blvd, Arlington, TX 76011

Salary range is $38.00/hr

Work Schedule:

Full time: Night shift 6:45PM-7:15AM. (3) 12-hour shifts/week, Rotating weekends and holidays. Self-scheduling.

• 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:

• Attention to emotional, social, and self-esteem needs. Regular assessment and maintenance of comfort. Knowledge of basic physiology and pathophysiology. Knowledge of human emotions during health and illness. Knowledge of human development across the life span. Knowledge of pain and suffering, pain interventions and pain comfort/theories.

• Provides safe patient care as evidenced by:

• Using barcode medication verification (BMV) during medication administrations. Completing accurate documentation in the electronic health record. Completing assessments accurately and in a timely manner. Individualizing care plans specific to the needs of the patient. Providing consistent attention to airway, intake, elimination, sleep, rest, mobility and hygiene needs.

• Healing Environment - The professional nurse creates settings that provide privacy, safety, confidentiality and tranquility

demonstrated by:

• Establishing a safe environment. Using frequent checks/surveillance including national patient safety goals(NPSG). Providing safety information and associated teach-backs. Validating the call system is in place. Completing accurate, timely and comprehensive hand offs. Maintaining privacy and confidentiality. Ensuring clean and pleasant surroundings. Demonstrating knowledge of and effectively using TeamSTEPPS safety/communication tools. Demonstrating knowledge of current evidence related to prevention of adverse outcomes. Using safety enhancing technologies recognizing the benefits and limitations of them. Demonstrating understanding of the ethical standard, fidelity.

• Demonstrates a commitment to advancing the professional practice of nursing.

• Incorporates ethical principles from the ANA Code of Ethics

• Adheres to the Nursing Practice Act

• Identifies realistic and measurable goals at least annually

• Identifies and participates in My Journey

• Participates in advancing professional practice as evidenced by:

• Advancing Education, Certification, NCAP participation for eligible nursing staff, Professional organization membership, Other as described in employee comments.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

• Associate’s degree in Nursing (A.D.N.) is required

• Bachelor’s degree in Nursing (BSN) is preferred – RN’s hired after January 2017 require BSN within 2 years of start date. RN’s hired between January 2014 and December 2016 require completion of BSN within 3 years of start date.

• RN – Registered Nurse licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire

• 1 year RN Experience and Experience within the last three years as a clinical nurse in specialty area of position Required

• BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support certification through the American Heart Association required upon hire

• ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 30 days is required

• NIHSS - National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certification prior to clinical work performed Required within 30 days

• CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training Required within 60 days

• ACPI - Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training Required within 12 months

Skills

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

• Basic computer skills - computerized charting - use EPIC/Care Connect preferred

• Critical thinking skills.

• Good verbal and written communication skills and service excellence skills are also essential attributes for this position.

• Triage, labor, deliver, circulate, recover and monitor patients are preferred skills.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights

• 2018 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 th year in a row)

• 2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.