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REGISTERED NURSE - MICU/CCU Job

Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Methodist Health System
Type Full time Posted 8/19/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/20/2014
TX - Texas (All) - Dallas Referral - n/a -    
REGISTERED NURSE - MICU/CCU

Location: Methodist Dallas Medical Center
Department: Critical Care Nursing
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Hours: 7a to 7p
Job Details:
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Since 1927, Methodist Dallas Medical Center has served North Texas as a leader in sophisticated, compassionate medical care with world-class medical education and residency programs. We're also the main teaching and referral center for Methodist Health System and one of the leading teaching and referral hospitals in all of Texas.

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.