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Registered Nurse RN Medical PCU - PCU - Progressive Care Unit

Company: Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse RN Medical PCURegistered Nurse (RN) - Medical PCU - Full-time, 7P - Sign on Bonus for eligible New Hires!

High acuity Medical PCU department is looking for top skilled nurses. 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

$15K Sign-on bonus for eligible RN's (eligible upon hire with a signed 2-year retention agreement)

Department highlights:

* 28-bed Medical PCU
* Intermediate level of care to a wide variety of medical patients at a 3:1 patient to nurse ratio.
* This patient population requiring specialized monitoring and interventions, includes patient diagnosis such as: diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), respiratory compromised patients that require specialized equipment including continuous respiratory interventions, home ventilation systems, and tracheostomy care, multi-system organ failure, respiratory distress, sepsis, hematology, GI Bleeds, Renal/Liver Failure, Acid-Base and Electrolyte Imbalances, and cardiac abnormalities.
* Medication management includes continuous and titratable IV medications to support the intermediate care population.
* MAGNET facility
* Level I Trauma Center
* Primary Heart Attack Center PHAC
* The department prides itself in high performing staff with excellent critical thinking skills
* 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

Here's What You Need

* 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 required
* CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training - within 60 days of hire
* 1-year experience as a clinical nurse or completion of an RN residency program required
* PCU/Telemetry experience preferred - will consider strong Medical Surgical Candidates.
* RN must practice within the regulations of the Texas Nurse Practice Act, serve as a role model, intra/interdisciplinary collaborator and coordinator for quality patient care
* The professional nurse exhibits understanding of basic human needs.
* The professional nurse demonstrates recognition and understanding of patient's affiliations

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.
* maintain a positive, customer-focused attitude toward patients
* possess a strong work ethic and always display a high level of professionalism
* have basic computer skills using medical management application systems

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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