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Texas Health Resources Registered Nurse (RN) Surgical Trauma IMC Dept - Full Time Nights in Fort Worth, Texas

Registered Nurse (RN) Surgical Trauma IMC Department

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

Work location: Texas Health Fort Worth, 1304 Pennsylvania Ave, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Work hours: Full-time, 36 hours weekly, 3-12 hours shifts, 7:00 pm – 7:00 am

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

  • Associate degree from an accredited Nursing program or Diploma of 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 preferred

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

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

  • PCU experience preferred – will consider Tele experience

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 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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