Texas Health Resources RN Medical Unit - Full Time Days in Denton, Texas

Qualifications/Duties:

Full Time Days 7am to 7pm 36 hours a week. Three 12 hour shifts.

Currently in search of a Medical Surgical RN to help meet the needs of our patients.

THR Denton 3rd floor is a 55 bed multidisciplinary unit for medical patients aged 18+. We have hospitalists who will direct the care along with specialty consults as needed. This 3 wing unit has a complimentary staff which includes Certified Nurse Leaders, Care Transition Managers, clinical supervisors as well as a free float charge nurse. This team is very engaged in providing high quality patient/family care as well as team focused work ethic.

Staff has high energy and compassion for everyone. This multidisciplinary team of caregivers has exceptional patient outcomes and continues to strive to promote the best patient experience overall.

Length of stay is 3 to 5 days.

Nurse to patient ratio is 1:5 on days and 1:6 on nights.

Have 3 to 5 patient care technicians on the unit on both day and night shifts.

Has 1 department secretary for the unit.

Outgoing positive attitude and true team player. Charge nurse does not take on any patients.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs. BSN preferred.

RNs hired after January, 2014, require completion of BSN within 3 years of start date. RNs hired within THR after December, 2016, require completion of BSN within 2 years of start date.

One year experience as a clinical nurse, or completion of an RN residency program.

Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire.

Current AHA BLS upon hire.

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

Knowledge of computer documentation; good keyboard skills; working knowledge of the care and management of the patient in the setting

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

BSN preferred

CMSRN preferred

2+ years experience as an RN in acute care setting preferred.

Must be highly motivated and committed to a quality of care that emphasizes the patient first.

Qualified candidate will have excellent customer service and teamwork skills as well as clinical competence.

Entity Information:

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.

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.