Texas Health Resources RN--Cardiovascular Care--Full Time Nights--Denton in Denton, Texas
Come join our Nursing Team at Texas Health Presbyterian of Denton!
Texas Health Resources, the largest faith-based hospital system in North Texas, is committed to our nurses and patients by making healthcare human again. If you share in our mission, to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve, we would like to hear from you.
Our Cardiovascular Care unit is in need of a Registered Nurse . The ideal candidate for this position will be a team player with excellent communication and organizational skills.
* Shift/hours Full time 7p-7a shift with rotating days of the week, including some weekends *
Required minimum experience: One year experience as a clinical nurse, or completion of an RN residency program, or
acceptance into a THR residency program.
Required license/certification: Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing; Current
AHA BLS training.
Required skills: A high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast paced
Preferred experience:1 year experience in a cardiac or stroke unit, ICU, cath lab, or ER preferred.
Serves as a positive role model to healthcare team members
Actively participates in shared governance
Promotes the forces of magnetism and Magnet philosophy throughout the organization
Stays informed of changes, updates and communications
Attends in-services and/or continuing education useful to area of practice
Practice reflects current methodology supported by evidence-based practice
Practices in accordance with the Texas Nursing Practice Act and ANA Code of Ethics
Accountable for professional development by identifying realistic and measurable goals at least annually
Utilizes SBAR communication with multidisciplinary team members in coordination of patient care.
Identifies patient needs and coordinates with physicians to facilitate patient throughput/flow.
Reviews plan of care with physician(s) to provide optimum opportunity for patient-focused care and ensure appropriate processes supports.
Utilizes professional judgement to consistently prioritize patient care
Anticipates work flow each shift and organizes resources and interventions accordingly
Delegates effectively by making efficient use of staff time and expertise
Adapts to changes in workload by demonstrating flexibility related to patient needs, staffing and nurse patient ratio
Contributes to the recognition and implementation of contemporary evidence based nursing practice
Contributes to ongoing quality improvement in nursing practice and service delivery
Consistently reflects National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) in daily practice
Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation when performing new or unfamiliar skills/tasks
Establishes, maintains and terminates appropriately therapeutic relationships with patients/families
Consults with patient and significant others regarding care and treatments
Actively seeks customer feedback on quality of service provided
Utilizes HEART (Hear, Empathize, Apologize, Respond, Thank) service recovery model in addressing customer concerns
Adapts care measures to reflect population-specific and developmental considerations
Anticipates actual or potential patient problems or human responses and takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks
Develops and revises a discharge plan, based on anticipated needs at discharge
Safely administers medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines
Produces documentation that initiates, follows and revises the patient's plan of care and is supportive of regulatory requirements.
Assesses the knowledge, skills and learning needs of team members in relation to the needs and acuity level of patients before the delegation of care.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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