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Staff RN - DRTX DOU - US-TX-Mesquite - DOU - Direct Observation Unit

Company: Dallas Regional Medical Center
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Staff RN - DRTX DOU - US-TX-Mesquite



Overview





Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Dallas Regional Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.--Dallas Regional Medical Center is a 202-bed acute care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission that offers a wide range of medical services including 24/7 emergency care, cardiology, wound care, surgical services, cardiac catheterization, and imaging. The hospital is the only Certified Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, and Labor and Delivery Unit in the area. In addition, Dallas Regional is the only Trauma Center for 13 miles, and was the first Accredited Geriatric Emergency Room in Dallas County.--The hospital is a recipient of Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Awards, 15 Healthgrades Five-Star ratings over the past three years, and Straight "A" Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group since 2018. For more information visit .






Responsibilities





The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provides direct patient care within the scope of practice. The Registered Nurse also directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care in the DOU. The Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients. He/She communicates with the physician about changes in the patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and abnormal results and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition and/or response to treatment. Maintains patient privacy and confidentiality.






Qualifications





Education and Work Experience

  • Current valid State Registered Nurse License.
  • Completion of Critical Care Course preferred.
  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current preferred.
  • Minimum of one year experience as a staff RN in acute care hospital, critical care preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.--We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:





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Keywords: Dallas Regional Medical Center, Mesquite , Staff RN - DRTX DOU - US-TX-Mesquite - DOU - Direct Observation Unit, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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