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Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room (Nights) - ED - Emergency Department

Company: Dallas Regional Medical Center
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room (Nights)Overview

You're going to want to be a part of the Dallas Regional Medical Center team!!! As a member of Prime Healthcare, we offer incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. We are 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 www.dallasregionalmedicalcenter.com.

Our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, Dallas Regional Medical Center is actively seeking Full Time, night shift- Registered Nurse (RN) to join its award-winning Emergency Room team! We offer:

* competitive compensation
* generous medical benefits plan
* 401K
* SIGN ON BONUS ELIGIBLE

We are an Equal Opportunity 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. Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

Dallas Regional Medical Center is actively seeking a full time, night shift RN to join its award-winning Emergency Room team. The Emergency Department (ED) Nurse is responsible and accountable to the Department Director for the quality of nursing staff and the delivery of patient care during his/her shift and assists the Director in the daily operation of the respective unit(s)/department. Here are some Charge Nurse qualities we're looking for on our ER team:

* provides direct communication with the Director and/or House Supervisor of unanticipated patient care events and/or risk management activities within patient care unit(s)
* utilizes nursing personnel effectively, assisting with required scheduling, staffing and assignments
* provides direction, supervision and evaluation of staff and/or staff education as necessary
* assists with performance evaluations, progressive discipline of staff and other related HR activities as needed
* assesses supplies and equipment availability; ensures their proper use and functionality and assists in the daily maintenance of par levels
* collaborates with other department managers/supervisors to ensure smooth coordination of services to patients
* enhanced patient flow within the facility and efficient admission/discharge/transfer processes
* assesses patient care delivery and quality of care/documentation on a consistent basis
* directs staff members to make immediate changes in the plan of care, as appropriate, to ensure patient safety and adherence to regulatory guidelines, hospital policies, procedures, protocols and/or clinical pathways and notifies Department Director, House Supervisor and/or Medical Staff as appropriate utilizing the chain of command
* interviews patients/families on admission and during rounds to enhance positive patient experiences, provide comprehensive orientation to the patient care unit and increase patient/family awareness on how to access services and/or the charge nurse, if necessary
* the Charge Nurse may perform direct patient care within scope of practice and clinical competency to ensure patient safety and patient/nurse ratios - he/she shall be temporarily relieved of Charge Nurse duties during such times by Director/designee and shall document details of same on patient care assignment record

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

* Bachelors Degree in Nursing (BSN), preferred
* valid Texas State Registered Nursing (RN) license, required
* current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current, required
* current ACLS (AHA) within 30 days of hire and maintain current
* current PALS certificate and/or ENPC within 30 days of hire and maintain current
* Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) certificate within 12 months of hire
* Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) within 2 years of hire, preferred
* previous supervisory experience, preferred
* minimum of one year as a staff nurse in an acute care hospital ED setting, required

Facility Specific Requirements (facility may require items listed below):

* In Paramedic Base Station ED: MICN within 12 months of hire and maintain current
* EDAP certified facilities: completion of emergency pediatric course 1 and 2 within 6 months of hire
* Non-OB facilities: NRP certificate 90 days upon hire and maintain current
* Non-OB facilities: Advanced or AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring certificate within 30 days upon hire
* minimum of 4 hours of CEU in Pediatric Training Classes per year ENPC, preferred

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Keywords: Dallas Regional Medical Center, Mesquite , Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room (Nights) - ED - Emergency Department, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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