Specialty RN Charge - 12Hr - ICU - DMC in Dallas, TX at Dallas Medical Center

Date Posted: 3/27/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    7 Medical Parkway
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 2 years
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2021

Job Description

Overview Welcome to
Dallas Medical CenterCare begins with a safe placeWe are committed to making our facility a safe place for care. You can rest assured that we've taken all the steps we can to protect you and those you love. Dallas Medical Center is making sure you don't have to choose between safety and getting the care you need in these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We at Dallas Medical Center (DMC) have been meeting the medical needs of individuals in Dallas for many years as the only community hospital in Farmers Branch. The physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of our patients is extremely important to us. Need expert medical care? We are here to deliver comprehensive medical services you and your family can trust.

We are Proud to be Part of Prime HealthcareDMC is proud to be a Prime Healthcare hospital, which demonstrates our center’s quality of excellence and reputation. We strive to provide high-quality medical care that is always at the forefront of evolving national healthcare reform. Our more than 400 on-staff physicians always respect the needs and wishes of our patients. We offer a wide range of medical services, such as cardiology, limb salvage, gastroenterology and colorectal surgery, hepatology, primary care, wound care and hyperbaric medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Dallas Medical Center has received the 2020 Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award because we provide exceptional care close to home.

 

 

Top Reasons to Work at Dallas Medical Center:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Excellent, very affordable health benefits
  • A member of Prime Healthcare - one of the nations leading health systems and an award-winning health system operating in 46 hospitals and more than 300 outpatient locations in 14 states.
 

Responsibilities Work Hours/Shift

 

12 hour shifts/Variable

 

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The ICU Charge 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. He/she 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.

Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state RN License.
  2. Current BLS (AHA) upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Current ACLS (AHA) 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Previous supervisory experience, one to two years, in acute care hospital, ICU setting, preferred.
  5. Minimum of one year staff nurse in an acute care hospital setting; Critical Care setting preferred.
  6. CCRN (AACN) within 2 years of hire, preferred.
  7. Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN), preferred.
  8. Behavioral Violence Prevention (BVP) certificate within 6 months of hire and maintain current.
 

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: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

 

 

 

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