Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Room (ER)
Location:
Brownsville , Texas
Posted:
September 07, 2017
Reference:
00187-4949
Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX

Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department

Shift: 7p/7a - Full Time

Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.

Valley Regional Medical Center is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality inpatient and outpatient programs and services, including:
  • 24 Hour Level III Trauma Emergency Department
  • Cardiology
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Imaging
  • Women's Services
  • Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Wound Care Center


Valley Regional is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Department.


Responsibilities:
  • The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act.
  • Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice.
  • Maintains a safe a therapeutic environment.
  • Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient.
  • Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission and vision statement.
  • When acting in charge nurse role, registered nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a therapeutic environment.
  • Make staff assignments based on patient need and the skill of the staff.
  • Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff.
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues.

Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS:


• Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
• Current TX RN licensure (or eligible for NCLEX)
• 1 year Emergency Department experience preferred
• New Graduate RN required to participate in internship program
• BCLS required
• ACLS Required
o Experienced RN within 90 days of hire
o New Grad RN within six months of hire
• PALS Required
o Experienced RN within 90 days of hire
o New Grad RN within six months of hire
• TNCC Required
o Within one year of hire
• ENPC
o Recommended within 1 year of hire

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.