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Registered Nurse Emergency PRN

Company: Children's Health
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are expanding care for kids in North Texas! Come and join all that the Children's Health System of Texas offers and make our next success story your own. We have new career opportunities in our Northern market as exciting as our hospital expansion. Located just 36 minutes north of Dallas, TX, Children's Medical Center Plano is a world-class pediatric hospital. To ensure we continue offering the same outstanding, convenient care, we are increasing from a Level IV to Level III trauma designation and adding a new eight-story tower home to 212 patient beds.

ABOUT THE JOB:Summary:
Independently performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of developmentally appropriate care. Also works in collaboration with other health care professionals to provide a comprehensive plan of care to meet the patient/family needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible and accountable for prescribing, delegating and coordinating patient care. Uses clinical judgment based on nursing skills acquired through formal and informal experiential knowledge and evidence based guidelines to globally assess the patient's situation and through critical thinking and clinical decision making, develop an appropriate plan of care for the patient, with the aim of promoting comfort.
  • Accountable that patient care meets standards of safety, effectiveness, patient rights and guest relations.
  • Oversees care delivered by patient care team; coordinates plan of care.
  • Provides education and facilitates learning for patients, families, and patient care team in a way that demonstrates a sensitivity to recognize, appreciate, and incorporate differences related to diversity.
  • Collaborates with physicians, families and other healthcare professionals to assist in developing and implementing an appropriate plan of care in a way that promotes/encourages each person's contributions towards achieving the best patient outcomes.
  • Advocates for the patient, represents the concerns of the patient/family and identifies and assists in resolving ethical and clinical concerns.
  • Accurately & thoroughly document all patient encounters in EPIC.
  • Ensure that Patient Health Information (PHI) is protected and secured at all times.
  • Adhere to all infection prevention initiatives (i.e., hand hygiene, proper disposal of waste, etc.)
  • Deliver competent and skilled care to patients and families according to their identified needs.
  • Will deliver care with a team-orientation, an emphasis on good customer relations, sound clinical judgment and appropriate decision-making abilities that take into consideration evidence based practice.
  • Continuously inquires about the condition of the patient through the ongoing process of questioning and evaluating the situation and implements treatment changes, if necessary, through collaboration with the health care team, inclusive of the patient and family.
  • Maintains a body of knowledge and tools that allow the nurse to manage whatever environmental and system resources exist for the patient/family, within or across healthcare and non-healthcare systems.Other information:
    WORK EXPERIENCE
    • At least 1 year job related experience preferredEDUCATION
      • BSN requiredLICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
        • Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas required
        • BLS certification approved by the American Heart Association required
        • PALS/NRP/ACLS (Department specific requirements - see addendum) requiredJOB PROFILE
          • Requires in-depth professional knowledge and practical/applied expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines within the broader professional field
          • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; demonstrates awareness of the industry, including regulatory, evolving customer demands, and the factors that differentiate the organization in the market
          • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead projects with manageable risks and resource requirements
          • Solves complex problems and takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on the analysis of multiple sources of information
          • Impacts a range of customer, operational, project or service activities within own team and other related teams; works within broad guidelines and policies
          • Works independently, receives minimal guidance
          • Explains difficult or sensitive information; works to build consensusMANAGEMENT SKILLS
            • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
            • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
            • Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.
            • Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.
            • Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
            • Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
            • Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.
            • Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.
            • Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
            • Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
            • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
            • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.
            • Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.EDUCATION:Education:
              • BSN in NursingAbout us

                Children's Health values the role each member of our team plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that help them reach their highest potential.
                We also hold Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, we serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for---the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center , and we are widely recognized for delivering high quality care .
                Children's Health has also been named one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Healthcare for nine consecutive years.
                We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.
                Benefits
                Children's Health offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for learning and career development. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace, and our team members have a voice in their work through surveys and town halls.
                We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.

Keywords: Children's Health, Plano , Registered Nurse Emergency PRN, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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