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Texas Health Resources Charge Registered Nurse (RN) Surgical Trauma IMC - PRN Nights in Fort Worth, Texas

Charge Registered Nurse (RN) Surgical Trauma IMC Department

Fast-paced, high volume Surgical Trauma department is looking for top skilled nurses for our new unit opening soon. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Work hours: PRN “As Needed” 7:00 pm – 7:00 am- Rotating Weekends/Holidays

Department highlights:

· Self-Scheduling that helps with work/life balance as well as opportunities for educational and career growth

· Robust Unit Based Council (UBC) and engaged leadership team

· 17-bed Surgical Trauma PCU

· The Surgical Trauma Progressive Care Unit provides care to a patient population with trauma related injuries and pre- and post-surgical patients requiring specialized monitoring and interventions. Cares for patients sustaining sudden multi- system injuries; including blunt and/or penetrating trauma injuries, continuous cardiac monitoring, management of chest tubes, wound/skin care, titration of insulin drips for patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) diagnosis, respiratory compromised patients that require specialized equipment including continuous respiratory interventions, and tracheostomy care, multi-system organ failure, respiratory distress, sepsis, hematology, GI Bleeds, Renal/Liver Failure, Acid-Base and Electrolyte Imbalances, and cardiac abnormalities.

· MAGNET facility

· Level I Trauma Center

Here’s What You Need

· Nursing Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; BSN preferred

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

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

· ACLS – within 90 days of hire - expiration date greater than 3 months preferred

· CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 90 days of hire

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

· 2 + years experience as a clinical nurse in an acute care setting preferred

· Current PCU experience strongly preferred

In addition to the required qualifications, a successful RN will

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

· maintain a positive, customer-focused attitude toward patients

· possess a strong work ethic and always display a high level of professionalism

· have basic computer skills using Medical management application systems

What You Will Do

The Charge Nurse

· will communicate and collaborate with all members of the health care team

· support and actively participate in shared governance/councils

· committed to developing their individual knowledge and skills, as well as advancing the profession of nursing and engaging in lifelong learning/development.

· evaluates the effectiveness of interventions

· 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.

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

· Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.

· 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.

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Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org . #CB # LI-CR1

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