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Texas Health Resources RN - Float Pool -Intensive Care Units in Dallas, Texas

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours? We’re looking for qualified Registered Nurses like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

  • Work location: Texas Health Dallas: 8200 Walnut Hill Lane; Dallas, TX 75231

  • Work environment: ICU Central Nursing Pool

  • Work hours: Full Time (36 Hour): Night Shift 7:00 PM-7:00 AM x 3 shifts per week

  • $12,000 Sign-On Bonus for Newly Eligible Employees

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.

Qualifications

Education

  • Associate's Degree Nursing required

  • Bachelor's Degree Nursing preferred

Experience

  • One (1) year nursing experience, or completion of an RN residency program required.

  • One (1) year of Intensive Care Unit required.

  • RN must practice within the regulations of the Texas Nurse Practice Act, serve as a role model, intra/interdisciplinary collaborator and coordinator for quality patient care

Licenses and Certifications

  • RN - Registered Nurse required upon hire required

  • BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support—Prior to independent patient care and maintained quarterly required

  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon—Within 90 days of hire required

  • CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training 60 Days required

Position Responsibilities

  • 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 needsb. Regular assessment and maintenance of comfortc. Knowledge of basic physiology and pathophysiologyd. Knowledge of human emotions during health and illnesse. Knowledge of human development across the life spanf. 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 administrations2. Completing accurate documentation in the electronic health record3. Completing assessments accurately and in a timely manner4. Individualizing care plans specific to the needs of the patient5. Providing consistent attention to airway, intake, elimination, sleep, rest, mobility and hygiene needs

  • Human Respect - Honors worth of humans through unconditional acceptance as evidenced by.a. Handling of the body with careb. Demonstrating knowledge of patient rights and incorporating into daily practicec. Calling patients by their preferred named. Demonstrating use of eye contact and physical contact appropriatelye. Speaking respectfully and professionally in a soothing tone

  • Appreciation of Unique Meanings - Concerned with understanding others frame of reference.The professional nurse demonstrates an appreciation of unique meanings by:a. Using active listeningb. Exemplifying a non-judgmental attitudec. Tolerating both positive and negative ideas or expressionsd. Demonstrating flexibilitye. Eliciting patient values and preferencesf. Recognizing and appreciating diversityg. Developing personal relationships with patients/significant others

  • Affiliation Needs - Engages family/caregivers in health care situations.The professional nurse demonstrates recognition and understanding of affiliation needs by:a. Demonstrating knowledge of individual patient's family situation and routinesb. Demonstrating knowledge of family theoriesc. Being responsive to familiesd. Engaging family members in health decisions per patients' wishese. Allowing family members' presencef. Involving familyg. Conducting routine family meetingsh. Sharing available resources with familiesi. Establishing, maintaining and discontinuing appropriately therapeutic relationships with patients/families

  • Mutual Problem Solving - Professional behaviors that help patients and families understand how to confront, learn about, and think about their health and illness; involves a reciprocal, shared approach with resulting decisions acceptable to involved parties.The professional nurse demonstrates mutual problem solving by:a. Providing information, using up to date literature, approved tools including EMMI and demonstrates knowledge of patient's unique learning approach.b. Validating patient knowledge through use of teach back methodc. Accepting feedback from patients and adopting patient ideasd. Prioritizing and individualizing care delivery based on professional judgmente. Using listening skills and demonstrating knowledge of how to engage others

  • Attentive Reassurance - Listens and concentrates on others. Is reliable, available and attentive.The professional nurse demonstrates attentive reassurance by being:a. Optimisticb. Accessible to patients and familiesc. Available and re-confirming that availabilityd. Confident; demonstrating assertiveness knowledgee. Reassuringf. Self-reliant and demonstrating self- knowledgeg. Clarifying Misperceptions-Using HEART as needed

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

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