Texas Health Resources RN - Orthopedic Practice- THPG - Arlington in Dallas, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Texas Health Physicians Group is currently seeking an RN to join their Orthopedic Medicine Specialists clinic.

Full Time: M-F 8a-5pm.

Orthopedic Medicine Specialists

Arlington, TX

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Professional Bldg

QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Associate's Degree, Graduate of accredited school of nursing: Required

Bachelor's Degree, Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Preferred

Experience:

1 Year Related experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting Required

1 Year Experience in specialty area (e.g. Oncology, Neurology, Cardiology, etc.) Required

Licenses and Certifications:

RN - Registered Nurse

ACLS or BLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support Or Basic Life Support

POSITION 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.

Requirements:

May be required to work evenings and/or weekends.

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.

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.