Texas Health Resources Registered Nurse - THPG - Denton Digestive Care in Dallas, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Denton Digestive Care

Denton, TX M - F 8 - 5

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.

Requirements

Associate's Degree Graduate of accredited school of nursing or

Bachelor's Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred

Experience Required

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

Licenses/Certifications

RN - Registered Nurse upon Hire required

ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support upon Hire or BLS - Basic Life Support upon Hire required

Other May require additional specialty certifications Upon Hire

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

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.