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Texas Health Resources Registered Nurse RN - PCU - Full-Time 7P in Fort Worth, Texas

Registered Nurse (RN) – PCU – Full-time, 7P

Our Progressive care department is looking for top skilled nurses. Is that you?

Work location: Texas Health Southwest, 6100 Harris Parkway, Fort Worth, TX 76132

Work hours: Full-time, 36 hours weekly, 3-12 hours shifts, 7p – 7a shift

Department Highlights

  • 36 bed PCU Department; Nurse/Patient Ratio: 1:4 depending on acuity

  • Patient population: intermediate /telemetry level of care for the post-acute stroke, general medical, endocrine GI/renal patient population

  • MAGNET facility

  • Level III Trauma Center

  • Primary Stroke center

  • Stroke/Neuro designated unit

  • Enjoy self-scheduling to help with work/life balance.

  • Excellent opportunities for educational and career growth including advancement opportunities in leadership

Here’s what you need

  • Nursing Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing required; 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

  • CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention Training – within 60 days of hire

  • NIHSS – within 90 days of hire

  • 1-year experience as a registered nurse or completion of an RN residency program required

  • PCU/Tele and Med/Surg experience 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.

  • The professional nurse exhibits understanding of basic human needs.

  • The professional nurse demonstrates recognition and understanding of patient’s affiliations.

What You Will Do

Delivers care to patients utilizing the Nursing Process

  • assesses the patient

  • plans the care of the patient

  • intervenes as appropriate

  • evaluates the effectiveness of interventions

  • Incorporates age specific safety/infection control measures into patient care.

  • Initiates action to meet patient and/or significant others need for information

  • Maintains continuity of patient care inter-shift, inter-hospital, and while expediting out of hospital transfers

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

  • Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, student Loan forgiveness 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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