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Registered Nurse-Day Surgery at Medical City Fort Worth

Posted in Other 28 days ago.

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Type: Part Time
Location: Fort Worth, Texas





Job Description:

DESCRIPTION SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Medical City Fort Worth
Registered Nurse (RN) BSN
Work Schedule: PRN

ABOUT MEDICAL CITY OF FORT WORTH

Medical City of Ft. Worth is a 320 bed MAGNET facility located in the heart of Fort Worth. Medical City Healthcare serves as a tertiary referral center not only for Tarrant County, but also numerous counties within a 90 mile radius.

* Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
* Accredited AMI Program
* Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center
* Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
* Magnet Re-designation December 2015

Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice

Act, with emphasis on Day Surgery

· Use therapeutic communication in daily practice
· Maintain a safe and therapeutic day Surgery environment
· Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on
the needs of individual Day Surgery patients
· Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process
· Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make
informed choices regarding health care
· Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver
· Participate in surgical services specific initiatives and process
improvement
· Promote a supportive Day Surgery environment
· Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants,
vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse
externs
· Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and
geriatric patients, as assigned
· Support the mission, vision and values of the organization
· Provides immediate pre-surgical care of patients ranging from infant to
geriatrics (excluding critically ill infants and children) who have had
general anesthesia, epidural/spinal anesthesia and IV sedation
· Monitors all patients for airway and pain management
· Proficient in interpretation of EKG changes, lab values and
hemodynamic monitoring
· Provides anesthesia care to patients receiving high-risk intravenous
therapies and blood components

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
· BSN required
· Two years of RN experience in Day Surgery is required
· Minimum two years critical care preferred -- pediatric and adult

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
· Current RN license in State of Texas or compact license
· Current American Heart Association BLS provider.
· ACLS, PALS within 12 months

We are committed to:

Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.