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RN - Critical Care/PCU, Surgical Trauma (7p-7a) - Fort Worth, TX - Surgical ICU Stepdown

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

RN - Critical Care/PCU, Surgical Trauma (7p-7a) - Fort Worth, TX Who We AreJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital --home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performanceoutcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.Why JPS?We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:1. Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.2. Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.3. Don't be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!For more information, visit .To view all job vacancies, visit or .Job Description: Description: The RN - Critical Care assesses, plans, directs, implements, and intervenes to provide quality patient care. Assess patient health problems, needs development, and maintains patient medical records. The RN - Critical Care is responsible for directing patient care for licensed and ancillary staff on his/her team. Typical Duties:

  • Performs complete data collection of patient with regard to age and development stage, presenting complaints and pertinent history. Assesses, plans, implements and modifies nursing care, medication administration, and discharge planning to assigned group of patients including education directed toward individualized patient needs utilizing the nursing process in coordination with policies and procedures.
  • Monitors, records, and reports symptoms and changes in patients condition including vital signs intervening when appropriate.
  • Supports the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care utilizing evidence-based practice to decrease the potential for infection, harm, or injury while working with the interdisciplinary teams. Actively participates in the performance improvement processes related to nursing practice.
  • Communicates with patients/families using available resources and tools to provide age appropriate patient preferred language.
  • Ability to interact with co-workers and other hospital staff and /or guest with outstanding customer service adhering to established standards of behavior.
  • Demonstrates fluency in timely completion of the electronic medical record and other documentation requirements.
  • Responsible to assist students in all disciplines to develop skills and understanding of collaborative values, attitudes, and ideas in the care of patients and families.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of coordination of patient care, discharges, and transfers.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned. Qualifications:
  • Required Education and Experience:
  • Associates Degree or higher from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Six months of experience performing Registered Nurse duties and responsibilities. Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state. Maintained throughout employment.
  • Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support Certification (BLS) certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • ACLS within 3 months of hire, EKG test passed within 90 days, and initial NIHSS within 90 days and maintained throughout employment. Required Specialized Training:
  • Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days. Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors or higher Degree in Nursing from an accredited Professional School of Nursing.
  • 2 plus years of experience performing Registered Nurse duties and responsibilities. Preferred Licensure/Certification:
  • National Nursing Certification in related specialty area, Trauma Care After Resuscitation course (TCAR). Preferred Specialized Training:
  • Experience using and knowledge of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems. Location Address: 1575 S. Main StreetFort Worth, Texas, 76104United States

Keywords: JPS Health Network, Fort Worth , RN - Critical Care/PCU, Surgical Trauma (7p-7a) - Fort Worth, TX - Surgical ICU Stepdown, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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