Registered Nurse (RN) Transplant Care Unit (7am - 7pm)

Employer
Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital
Location
San Antonio, TX
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Mar 20, 2019
Closes
Mar 20, 2019
Ref
01588-91773
Specialty
Hemo / Oncology
Contract Type
Permanent
Description
SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is licensed for 382 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog's Hospital Safety Grade A. It receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world's first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital.

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital under Locations.

Transplant Care Unit Highlights:
  • 54 beds
  • Patient to Nurse Ratio: 4-5:1
  • The TCU cares for pre and post transplant patients
  • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute
    • This is the largest living donor program in the country!
    • This program has the top survival rates for liver transplants in the country!
    • In 2010, the TTI completed the largest single-center paired kidney exchange transplant chain in the world.
  • Highly engaged staff and physicians that complete multidisciplinary rounds daily on the unit
  • There are many opportunities for growth on this unit. For example, every staff member is on a committee and the unit is currently working on two research projects with the University of Incarnate Word.


As a professional Registered Nurse (RN) at Methodist, you would serve as an advocate for the patient and their family. We are looking for RNs who have a passion for serving humanity and want to deliver exceptional care to those they serve.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:
  • Medical, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment

Critical factors to your success include:
  • Consistently applying the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients
  • Collaborating with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes
  • Communication, confidence, and professionalism as evidenced by active engagement in unit and organizational activities
  • Demonstrating team work, adaptability, and serving as a resource to the patient care team
  • Accountability for delivering quality nursing care services and promoting a positive image of nursing


Qualifications

Job Requirements:
  • You should be a graduate of an accredited diploma, associates, or baccalaureate degree nursing program. If you have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or certification in your specialty area you will be considered more highly qualified and eligible for our RN IV position.
  • You should possess your RN License to practice as a professional RN in the state of Texas or an Active Multi-State RN Compact License. If you have a Compact License you will be required to obtain a Texas RN License within 90 days of hire.
  • You should have a current BLS Certification
  • You should have more than 6 months of clinical experience as a licensed RN


If you find this opportunity to improve the lives of our patients compelling, we encourage you to apply and learn more about how we can work together in "Serving Humanity to Honor God".

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