Nurse Extern PRN

Location
Arlington, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 13, 2018
Closes
Feb 17, 2018
Ref
00015-99134
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Medical City Arlington

NURSE EXTERN

Emergency Services

             (PRN) As Needed

 

Medical City Arlington is a 382-bed full-service hospital located in the heart of the growing South Arlington area. There are well over 1,000 full-time and part-time nurses, therapists, technicians and other healthcare personnel that make up our team. Medical City Arlington is proud to be a leader in Dallas/Fort worth healthcare with nearly 600 highly skilled physicians who represent a wide variety of medical specialties. Together we form a team that is focused on high-quality care delivered safely in an environment filled with compassion and service.

Work Schedule: PRN (as needed) Nurse EXTERN

Unit: 

Performs services relevant to patient care/treatment as delegated by the registered nurse; assists nursing staff and physicians with procedures; reports patient complaints, changes in status or requests to primary nurse or team leader within a timely manner; transports patients to other departments as delegated by nursing staff; maintains competency within scope of practice and attends educational/in-service as required to provide care. Provides patient care as needed for patient types, which include but are not limited to neurological disorders, oncologic, cardiac services, orthopedic disorders, and Trauma in the following age categories: adult, pediatric and geriatric populations. 

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI

  • Recognized for the fourth year in a row by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia, and surgical care

  • Tarrant Countys first TJC certified Primary Stroke Center

  • State Designated Level 2 Stroke Center and Get With The Guidelines Gold Award recipient in 2009 and 2010

  • Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and Providers

  • Official Hospital of the Texas Rangers

  • Top 10 percent in the country in Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Pneumonia, SCIP care and core measure sets as reported by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

  • Texas Medical Foundation Quality Award of Excellence for core measures three years in a row

  • Arlingtons ONLY designated trauma hospital (Level III)

  • Accredited Primary Cancer Care Program designated by the American College of Surgeons

  • Newly opened, state-of-the-art, six-bed Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit that adjoins the Heart and Vascular Center

  • Pathway to Excellence Designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services

  • Laboratory services accredited by the College of American Pathologists MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine and

  • Texas Ten Step Hospital for breastfeeding

  • Over 4,298 deliveries take place each year in the dedicated womens tower that includes a newly renovated 29-bed ante partum and gynecologic surgery unit and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Continuing Care Nursery

  • AACVPR Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

  • First in Tarrant County to perform Cardiovascular Robotic Surgery

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