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Texas Health Resources RN Charge Nurse - Emergency in Flower Mound, Texas

PRN Charge Nurse RN – ED

Work location: Texas Health Flower Mound – 4400 Long Prairie rd, Flower Mound, Texas 75028

Work hours: PRN, Days

Emergency Department highlights:

  • The THFM Emergency Department provides excellent evidence-based treatment for a wide variety of critical and urgent care patient needs

  • Fast paced 12 bed Emergency Department in a growing community hospital with a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect

  • Emphasis on providing safe high quality patient care with robust quality improvement programs

  • Self-Scheduling to support work/life balance

  • RNs are highly encouraged and supported to further education and certifications

Here’s What You Need

· Nursing Diploma required or

· Associate’s Degree in Nursing required and

· Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred

· 1 year experience as a clinical nurse in an acute care setting required

· 2 years experience preferred

· RN upon hire required and

· BCLS – prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly required

What You Will Do

Texas Health’s nursing theory is the Quality Caring Model© developed by Dr. Joanne Duffy. A nursing theory has principles that underlie the art of nursing and drive the science behind our practice. The eight caring factors listed below must be demonstrated by all nurses, and charge nurses must model this behavior consistently. This role directly assists leadership on a particular unit or units and shift, by offering staff guidance and support, maintaining a clean and safe work environment and ensuring unit operational tasks are completed. Individuals in this role will demonstrate:

· Quality Management - Knowledge of quality management methods, tools, and techniques and ability to create and support an environment that meets the quality goals of the organization.

· Conflict Management - Understanding of how to anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to diverse situations.

· Decision Making and Critical Thinking - Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.

· Patient Safety - Knowledge of and experience with tools, techniques and practices for ensuring a safe and harm-free environment for patients; ability to recognize risks and take steps to minimize them.

· Care Coordination - Knowledge of the medical, social, economic, and other services provided by other departments or facilities, and the ability to integrate these multidisciplinary treatments for optimal patient care.

· Clinical Policies and Standards - Knowledge of all clinical standards and policies set for a healthcare environment; ability to use industry standards, policies and procedures in the processes of clinical practice.

· Patient Rights - Knowledge of principles and practices associated with the rights and responsibilities of patients and caregivers; ability to apply these theories to identify, report, deal with and prevent patient rights violations.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health employee

· Delivery of high quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

· Strong Unit Based Council (UBC).

· A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

Entity Highlights:

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

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.