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Registered Nurse | Post Surgical Unit | PRN

Job ID: 58562-147 Date posted: 05/15/2024 Location: Dallas, Texas Facility: North Central Surgery Center (10826)
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North Central Surgical Center is a highly successful, Baylor Scott & White affiliated hospital located in Dallas, TX.  We partner with the very best team members and medical staff in the area.  We are a surgical focused hospital that performs over 12,000 procedures per year. 

FACTS ABOUT NORTH CENTRAL: Opened in 2005, 14 Operating Rooms and 30 Medical/Surgical Patient Rooms.  We are conveniently Located at Walnut Hill & 75 in the prestigious NorthPark area Specialties include: Orthopedics, Spine, General Surgery, Pain Management, Urology, GI/Endoscopy, Plastic, and Podiatry surgeries. Managed by United Surgical Partners International & Joint Commission Accredited

Job Description:

We are currently looking for a PRN Med Surg Registered Nurse (RN) to join our Post-Surgical Unit team. 

The Post Surgical Unit Registered Nurse (RN) will support our team by being responsible for the following:

  • Performs direct patient care within scope of RN practice act and according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill level necessary to assess patient’s psychosocial, educational and physical needs, as well as the ability to address these needs in an age appropriate manner in the pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient population.
  • Responds quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.
  • Develops and prioritizes plan of care to attain measurable goals.
  • Identifies educational needs, implements and evaluates learning and documents patient/family education.
  • Manages acute and chronic pain on all patients but especially post procedure or surgical patients to assist in alleviating suffering and improving healing.
  • Delivers medication based upon continual assessment, safety, and evaluation of patient response.
  • Responds to patients presenting to hospital with healthcare need and perform MSE, follows policies and procedures for follow-up.
  • Follows all documentation policies.
  • Utilizes Cerner system for registering a patient as needed, entering orders, discharging patients, and accessing drug monograms

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Required Skills:
Required Skills:
  • Current Texas Nursing License
  • Current CPR, and must obtain ACLS and PALS within 90 days from hire date.
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Minimum 2 year experience in a hospital setting
  • Ability to recognize, evaluate, solve problems and correct errors.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, hospital staff, physicians, vendors and the public.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrates accountability, professionalism, openness, receptive to change, creativity and innovative.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly, strong knowledge base relative to surgery procedures and management of the surgical patient
  • Understands principles of aseptic technique and their implementation
  • Ability to care for patients from infancy to geriatrics
  • Excellent teaching skills 
  • Basic knowledge of Performance Improvement ideology

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.

E-Verify: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

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