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REGISTERED NURSE - NEURO CRITICAL CARE UNIT Job

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Methodist Health System
Type Full time Posted 2/5/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/17/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Dallas Referral - n/a -    
REGISTERED NURSE - NEURO CRITICAL CARE UNIT

Location: Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Department: Neuro Critical Care Unit
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Hours: 7A-7P
Job Details:
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Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of only three adult trauma centers located in Dallas County to serve the North Texas region. Along with high-level trauma and emergency care, the hospital is also a health care safety net for the community. Last year, Methodist Health System provided more than $132 million in non-reimbursed charity care. Methodist Dallas treats more than 66,000 emergency patients including 1,900 trauma patients annually in facilities designed to serve 50,000 patients a year. Committed to improving and saving lives through compassionate, quality health care, Methodist is adding a new six-story, 248,000-square-foot tower dedicated to emergency, trauma, and critical care at Methodist Dallas. Anticipated to open summer 2014 as a Level 1 trauma, the $123 million Charles A. Sammons Tower will allow Methodist to serve 90,000 emergency and trauma patients from across North Texas annually

Come be a part of the excitement as we move into the new Charles A. Sammons Trauma and Critical Care Tower opening this summer.

Job Summary

Job Purpose: Registered nurse renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients. Provides direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards of care.
Supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of Methodist Health System.

Education

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.Bachelor's degree preferred for this critical care position

Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)

Current CPR certification required.
Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas or eligibility to do so required.

Related Work Experience and Other Skills

Knowledgeable about hospital policies, procedures, and nursing care standards and utilizes these when providing nursing care.
Work Experience: At least 6 months critical care experience.
Works with confidential material.

Job Roles

Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building.
Assumes responsibility for the nursing components of the patient/family/significant other educational process.
Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients, and family members and evaluates understanding of informational manner.
Creates and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, self, co-workers, and facility.
Ensures complete, accurate, and timely written communication of patient information.
Provides a therapeutic environment through safe, accurate, and timely medication and IV administration.
Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.
Utilizes the nursing process to ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the episode of care.
Other duties as assigned.