RN Renal Transplant Acute Care $8,000.00 Sign On Full Time Day

Temple, TX
Jan 22, 2020
Feb 21, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Acute CareRenal & Transplant (STC

Full-Time - 36 Hours/Week

Both Day & Night Shifts Available

Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $9 billion and serving a population larger than the state of Virginia, we have the vision and resources to provide our patients continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing health care environment. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, Baylor Scott & White Health stands to be one of the nations exemplary health care organizations.

What we need:

Were currently seeking full-time experienced (18 Months+) Registered Nurses to join our team at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas; The #1 one city in the nation for Nursing opportunities and advancement! Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital is a 636-bed specialty care teaching hospital and the only Level 1 Trauma Center between Dallas and Austin.

Why STC-3? (Renal/Transplant)

Patients accepted on STC-3 are complex with multiple cognitive, emotional and physical needs as they attempt to live with new and acute conditions such as surgery or pneumonia, newly diagnosed or longstanding chronic conditions such as CHF, End Stage Renal Disease with or without dialysis, CF, pulmonary hypertensions and radioactive implant patients among others. All Kidney, Pancreas transplants as well as urological surgery patients reside on this floor.

Skills unique to STC-3:

Special Skills include peritoneal dialysis (done bedside), Epidural and PCA pain management. CBI, PICC lines, IVADS, Hemodialysis catheter access, Chest Tubes, Enteral Feeding Tubes, Nasogastric Tubes, PegTube management, Davols, Pleurex catheter access and maintenance, complicated urinary catheter insertions, suprapubic catheter exchanges and maintenance, nephrostomy and urostomy care and maintenance, and wound vacs. STC-3 has the only lead lined rooms in the facility.
  • Top 3 in Nation for Abdominal Transplant
  • ALL post-operative Abdominal Transplant Patients are sent to STC 3 and can require complex monitoring and drips
  • Urological specialty floor
  • Care for radiation patients
  • Only med surg nurses that access fistulas and vas caths
  • Only nurses that perform Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Only med surg unit that take pulmonary hypertension patients and complex drips
  • Physician Nurse Rounds
  • Annual Transplant Education
  • Annual Peritoneal Dialysis Training

We have a culture created around patient and nurse safety. Daily Huddles identifying high risk opportunities discussed as a team daily. Strong Physician Nurse collaboration. We will provide a foundation in addition to skills that will prepare you for future opportunities. We strive to grow our team members to be patient advocates and provide the highest quality of care. With a strong focus in providing an environment that fosters teamwork and lifelong relationships.

Requirements of the Ideal Candidate:
  • Graduate of RN School of Nursing
  • ADN required; BSN preferred
  • Must be licensed to practice professional nursing by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
  • Minimum 18 Months of RN experience, Acute Care or Hospital setting preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required.
  • Functions competently and effectively under pressure and emergency situations

$8,000 sign-on bonus offered to qualified selected candidates! When you join Baylor Scott & White Health, youre joining a health care system that spans 49 hospitals and more than 800 patient care sites. But more than that, youre part of a family of caregivers, each focused on serving the needs of our communities, our patients and each other. Join us, and together we can improve health care and become a national role model for others to follow!

Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required

RN license required

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

Note: If you have less than 6 months of experience, we recommend that you apply to our nursing internship program. Internships are available for new graduates and experienced nurses in a variety of specialties. New classes begin in January, June, and September.

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