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Registered Nurse (RN) Seasonal PCU

Company: Medical City Alliance
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


Medical City Alliance

Registered Nurse - RN

Progressive Care Unit

PCU

Seasonal PRN

 

Seasonal PRN Program Runs 8/1/2021 through 3/26/2022

 

• $58.00/hour base pay
• $2,000 Completion Bonus
• 16 week Commitment
• Weekend and Holiday Requirement
• Minimum of 72 hrs per pay period


 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS:  

  • Completion bonus to be paid after the successful completion of 16 consecutive weeks of employment while meeting all shift requirements during that time period. Only one (1) completion bonus will be paid per 32 week season.

  • All seasonal RNs are requires to work a minimum of 72 hours per pay period during the seasonal period.

  • Four (4) weekend shifts are required each 4 week schedule period.

  • During the course of the 16 week period, the employee is required to work two (2) holiday shifts (defined by Department Manager of designee).

  
Medical City Alliance is a 75-bed, acute care hospital that opened in February 2015.  The three-story, 155,000 square foot full-service facility serves the communities of Fort Worth, Keller, Roanoke, Haslet, Saginaw and surrounding communities in northern Tarrant county and southern Denton county. Medical City Alliance offers a full range of services, specializing in women’s, cardiology, robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, and emergency care and has been recognized by The Joint Commission for the Hospital Accreditation Program for 2015.
 
Position Summary
The Progressive Care Unit Registered Nurse (PCU RN) is responsible for decisions and actions within the domain of nursing practice. Important aspects of this responsibility are the promotion of a safe and therapeutic environment for both the recipients and providers of nursing care; acquisition of specialized knowledge skills and additional formal education to provide specialized care; demonstration and validation of competence in nursing practice; clinical practice consistent with the policies, procedures and standards of this facility; and supervision of other staff as designated within the department.
 
Principal Duties/Responsibilities
Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations. ?
 
Resolves patient problems and needs by utilizing multidisciplinary team strategies.
 
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations. ? Notifies responsible practitioners of significant changes in patient condition, facilities management of follow-up care. ?
 
Applies principals of growth and development and age specific norms in the assessment process. ?
 
Practices appropriate patient safety measures in all phases of direct patient care. ?
 
Uses specialized equipment safely and effectively. ?
 
Performs duties in a safe manner.
 
Understand and is able to follow procedures for Fire and Safety ?
 
 
Performs and documents patient assessments and reassessments following nursing and departmental policies and procedures, using appropriate techniques for data collection and analysis at regular and indicated intervals. ?
 
 
Assesses for potential medication, latex, and environmental/skin allergies. Ensures appropriate precautions are enacted. ?
 
 
Ensures presence of and appropriateness/completion of required preoperative documents, assessments, permits, history physical, and diagnostics. ?
 
 
Assess patient comfort/anxiety level; provide support measures appropriate to the age and culture of the patient. ?
 
 
Follows policy for bedside procedures/timeout. ?
 
 
Utilizing data collection in the assessment, and collaboration with other health care providers. ?
 
 
Formulates a plan of care, and updates as needed to achieve optimal patient outcomes. ?
 
 
Performs interventions based on critical thinking and technical skills assimilated from assessment, reports and information communicated by other health care providers to achieve optimal outcomes. ?
 
 
Systematically ensures documentation of physician orders and their completion. ?
 
 
Administers medications using accurate calculations using age specific guidelines. ?
 
 
Administer vasoactive, antiarrhythmic, inotropic, sedative and paralytic agents per policy and unit standard. ?
 
 
Uses specialized equipment and supplies safety and effectively, with adaptations according to patient age, size, and developmental needs. ?
 
 
Monitors cardiac rhythm. Can identify, interpret, and applies appropriate interventions. ?
 
 
Applies best practices to the care of sedated patients minimizing the potential for injury. ?
 
 
Achieves the expected patient outcomes or revises plan of care and implementation of care based on the results of the prescribed plan of care. ?
 
 
Evaluates and records patient response to interventions. ?
 
 
Provides accurate and complete report to oncoming nurse upon shift change or transfer of patient to other units. ?
 
 
Applies universal precautions according to potential exposure routes. Wears indicated protective barriers without supervision or reminders. ?
 
 
Demonstrates effective hand washing and surgical scrub, performed at task appropriate intervals. ?
 
 
Adherence to aseptic techniques. ?
 
 
Excellent and effective adherence to best practices identified to eliminate hospital acquired infections such as CLABSI, CAUTI, VAP, HAPU, etc. ?
 
 
Uses hospital approved cleaning solutions, chemical and procedures effectively. ?
 
 
Competent to handle food for patients safely. ?
 
 
Precepts students and new nurses. ?
 
 
Attends staff meetings/unit in-services. ?
 
 
Contributes to growth of unit by participating/contributing in unit shared governance. ?
 
 
Timely completion of all assigned educational assignments. ?
 
 
Seeks out opportunities to further/enhance nursing education, skills, and knowledge.
 

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our Recruiter. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

 

Qualifications

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS


Associate’s degree required; BSN preferred.  BSN will be required within 3 years of employment.   Professional Nursing Organization Membership strongly encouraged. 
 
Minimum of two years’ experience is preferred.   
 
Registrations and/or Certifications Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted; Texas State RN license required 30 days after hire; current BLS required; current ACLS required; Advanced Nursing Certification preferred or obtained within first 12 months of employment; Demonstrated competence in cardiac rhythm interpretation and assessment, and treatment.

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