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RN - Emergency Department FT Days (12K Sign on Bonus)

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Harker Heights
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights (SMCHH) is an 83-bed acute care hospital opened in 2012 in Harker Heights, Texas offering an array of services such as a Cardiology, Emergency Services and a Level IV Trauma Designated Emergency Room, General Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Total Joint Replacement, Gastroenterology, a dedicated Women's Center, Diagnostic Services and more. We provide exceptional care through collaboration with our associates, physicians, volunteers and community partners. Our award-winning staff provides patient care with dignity and respect. We are Joint Commission Accredited, an Accredited Chest Pain Center, and Advanced Primary Stroke Center. SMCHH is a joint venture between the Austin-based Seton Healthcare Family and Nashville-based

Ardent Health Services.

This position is responsible for planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care, developing nursing care plan in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary and communicating changes in patient's clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate.

JOB COMPENTENCIES

  • Personal Effectiveness - Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, "can do" attitude
  • Innovation and change - Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges
  • Fostering Teamwork - Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them
  • Quality Services - Delivers high quality services to internal and external customers, accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations & services respond to the needs of caregivers
  • Integrity - Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process of Assessment, Planning, Intervention, and Evaluation.
  • Develop a nursing care plan in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary.
  • This nurse will communicate changes in patient's clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate.
  • Participates in discharge planning process.

SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES:

  • Completes formal triage education within 90 days of hire.
  • Demonstrates mastery of competencies.
  • Ability to effectively utilize time management skills in order to quickly ascertain and identify the medical problem.
  • Experience with patient safety best practices preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Demonstrated proficient communication skills.

Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Completion of required education to obtain Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in an Emergency Room hospital setting required
  • Two contact hours related to forensic evidence collection for any RN practicing in an emergency room setting (one-time requirement)

Licenses/Registrations/Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) with Texas Board of Nursing - OR - current home state license is required for multi-state license recognition through the Nurse Licensure Compact
  • Required to complete the education necessary to obtain my BSN degree within four (4) years of my date of hire with Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
  • BLS and ACLS through American Heart Association (AHA) required upon hire
  • PALS (AHA) and/or ENPC required upon hire
  • TNCC within 18 months of hire

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Killeen , RN - Emergency Department FT Days (12K Sign on Bonus), Other , Harker Heights, Texas

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