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We offer you a generous benefits package including:
Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
401 K Retirement
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off
Employee Discount Program
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Student Loan Repayment
Sign-On and Relocation bonuses for qualified applicants
The Registered Nurse (RN) II is the patient and patient’s family advocate. The RN consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills, and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes. Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing by active engagement in unit and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work, adaptability, and is a resource person to the patient care team. The RN is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies, and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224). Promotes a positive image of nursing and demonstrates team work and adaptability through consistently following the standards of Methodist Excellence.
We appreciate your time and interest! We have 28-beds on our unit, 12 private rooms and 16 semi-private rooms. Our clientele consists of patients with either medical or cardiac-related diagnoses. Since our hospital also has four inpatient behavioral health units, we medically clear 20-30% of the behavioral health population. Staffing consists of a charge nurse (out of a patient assignment), 2 patient care assistants, a secretary, and a 24 hr. telemetry monitor tech. Our primary goal is to provide exceptional care. As a team, we focus on our WHY, promising to treat all of our patients with courtesy and respect, as well as responding to our patient’s individualized needs in a timely manner. If you enjoy working with a team that works together, will keep you on your feet, engages the critical thinking process, and provides you the opportunity to practice a variety of nursing skills… WE ARE THE RIGHT UNIT FOR YOU!
List of common diagnoses: Chest Pain (Heart Cath/Stress Test) UTI Hepatic Encephalopathy DVT/PE Sepsis CHF Stroke TIA Hyponatremia Pacemaker Placement Seizures Dyspnea Alcohol Detox (CIWA) Pneumonia Atrial Fibrillation Cirrhosis Necrosis Pyelonephritis Peripheral Vascular Disease Altered Mental Status Syncope Electrolyte Imbalance Bradycardia/SVT Kidney/Liver Disease (Acute/Chronic) 3 W TELEMETRY: Nurse/Patient Ratio1:5 PCA/Patient Ratio: 1:15
Level IV Trauma Hospital
Critical factors to your success include:
Applies nursing judgment through a thorough, systematic approach of applying the nursing process to include:
• Assessment: Conducts comprehensive, timely, and ongoing focused physical, psycho- social and pain assessments; includes assessment of patient education needs.
• Planning: Utilizes the assessment, identifies problems, makes nursing diagnoses, formulates goals, teaching plans and outcomes to create an individualized plan of care. Identifies individual patient goals, readiness to learn and incorporates family into the plan of care.
• Implementation: Prioritizes and implements a competent, prioritized and efficient nursing plan of care.
• Evaluation/Reassessment: Consistently conducts timely evaluation, anticipates and recognizes changes in patient conditions, determines when reassessments are needed and adjusts the plan of care as necessary. Compares expected and achieved outcomes of nursing care utilizing the plan of care.
You should be a graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program. If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or certification in your specialty area you will be considered more highly qualified and eligible for our RN III position.
You should possess your RN License to practice as a professional RN in the state of Texas or an Active Multi-State RN Compact License. If you have a Compact License you will be required to obtain a Texas RN License within 90 days of hire.
You should have a current BLS and ACLS certification
You should have 6 months of clinical experience as a licensed RN in the specialty area of hire.
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is licensed for 382 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. It receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world’s first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital.
Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital under Locations.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so 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.