Registered Nurse / RN - Renal Transplant Unit
Schedule: Full time - Days (Rotating Weekends)
Location: Medical City Dallas Hosptial
Our medical team consists of more than 1,200 physicians, many of whom are recognized as the world’s best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City from all over the United States and more than 75 other countries for the sophisticated treatment offered by our 400+ in-house physician specialists. Medical City offers a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, as well as numerous outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures every day to accommodate patient needs. We operate as a 796-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference.
We offer an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and growth opportunities. Our benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act, with emphasis on nursing process / outcomes for surgical patients. Emphasis on the surgical patient with renal transplant.
Provider of Care:
- Determine the predictable or unpredictable health status and health needs of patients (individual and family) through interpretation of health data and preventive practice in collaboration with patients and interdisciplinary health care team members
- Utilize a systematic approach to provide individualized, goal-directed nursing care
- Perform comprehensive nursing assessments regarding the health status of the patient
- Formulate a nursing care plan based on determination of nursing diagnoses and identified problems
- Implement nursing care within the RN’s scope of practice, including compliance with other laws that apply to the practice setting
- Develop and implement teaching plans for patients concerning promotion, maintenance and restoration of health
- Provide education, emotional support and age specific care to foster a partnership with the patient and significant others
- Provide for the care of multiple patients (individual and family) either through direct care or assignment and/or delegation of care to other members of the healthcare team
- Evaluate the patient’s (individual and family) responses and outcomes to therapeutic interventions
- Use critical thinking approach to analyze clinical data and current literature as a basis for decision making in nursing practice
Coordinator of Care:
- Make assignments to licensed staff [LVN, RN] and delegate to unlicensed staff in compliance with current BNE rules in a structured health setting for patients with predictable as well as unpredictable health needs
Member of a Profession:
- Assume accountability and responsibility for the quality, continuity, and coordination of nursing care across the care settings
- Act as patient advocate to implement and direct care to ensure patient safety in the clinical practice environment.
- Integrate the management of information and effective communication skills in daily practice
- Serve as a healthcare advocate in monitoring and promoting quality health care and services for the patients served
- Participate in activities and act as a leader in promoting best practices, department specific initiatives and process improvement
- Build on the ANA Standards of Care and Standards of Professional Practice
- Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing
- If hired after 6/1/12, BSN required within 24 months of hire into RN position
- Minimum of one-year experience in surgical department of acute care hospital within the last three years, required
- Current RN license in the State of Texas or compact license
- Current AHA or ARC BLS provider
- Current AHA or ARC ACLS or completed within 6 months of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- The RN completes individualized training and continuing staff development through the orientation process and competency assessment.
Medical City Healthcare expects our mission, vision, values, and patient promise to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent is to ensure that this facility creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality and experience.