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RN - Med Surg - General Medical Unit (T8) Part-time - Fort Worth, TX - Med Surg

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

RN - Med Surg - General Medical Unit (T8) Part-time - 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 Med Surg assesses, plans, directs, implements, and assists to provide quality patient care for assigned patients. The RN Med Surg is responsible for directing patient care for licensed and ancillary staff on his/her team.Typical Duties:

  • Maintenance of credentials and educational requirements related to nursing practice.
  • Performance of physical assessments and collection of health histories as ordered or indicated.
  • Safe and timely administration of medications and treatments and collection of specimens as ordered.
  • Assistance of patients in activities while encouraging and instructing patients to do as much for themselves as possible, within safe guidelines..
  • Timely and accurate documentation within the electronic medical record of care provided to patients.
  • Development and implementation of individualized care plans guided by patients' needs and preferences, and modification of the care plan as indicated by changes in patients condition.
  • Thorough and appropriate education of patients, and maintenance of the ongoing teaching plan.
  • Interpretation of patient information and making critical decisions about needed actions.
  • Coordination of care across settings in collaboration with all individuals involved in the care of the patient.
  • Supervision of nursing tasks delegated to unlicensed personnel.
  • Performs other duties that may be necessary or in the best interest of the organization.Qualifications:
  • Required Education and Experience:
  • Associates Degree or equivalent from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • 6 plus months of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse. 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. Must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Current JPS recognized BLS certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
  • Completion of unit specific competency based orientation program within 90 days.
  • Successful completion of EKG and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 90 days of hire, if working on a monitored unit and maintained throughout employment.Preferred Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • 1 plus years of experience as a practicing Registered Nurse in acute care or similar department Preferred Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
  • National Certification in Specialty related to Med-Surg/Acute Care nursing (CMSRN, RN-BC, OCN, ONC, etc.)Location Address: 1500 S. Main StreetFort Worth, Texas, 76104United States

Keywords: JPS Health Network, Fort Worth , RN - Med Surg - General Medical Unit (T8) Part-time - Fort Worth, TX - Med Surg, Healthcare , Fort Worth, Texas

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