Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care
Location:
Fort Worth , Texas
Posted:
November 25, 2017
Reference:
25121-94772
Registered Nurse - RN
Progressive Care Unit - PCU

Medical City Alliance is a 55-bed, acute care hospital that opened in February 2015. The three-story, 155,000 square foot full-service facility serves the communities of Fort Worth, Keller, Roanoke, Haslet, Saginaw and surrounding communities in northern Tarrant county and southern Denton county. Medical City Alliance offers a full range of services, specializing in women's, cardiology, robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery, and emergency care and has been recognized by The Joint Commission for the Hospital Accreditation Program for 2015.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Progressive Care Registered Nurse (PCU RN) is responsible for decisions and actions within the domain of nursing practice. Important aspects of this responsibility are the promotion of a safe and therapeutic environment for both the recipients and providers of nursing care; acquisition of specialized knowledge skills and additional formal education to provide specialized care; demonstration and validation of competence in nursing practice; clinical practice consistent with the policies, procedures and standards of this facility; and supervision of other staff as designated within the department.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards; measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards; making or recommending necessary adjustments; following hospital and nursing standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Performs and documents patient assessments and reassessments following nursing and departmental policies and procedures, using appropriate techniques for data collection and analysis at regular and indicated intervals.
  • Utilizing data collection in the assessment, and collaboration with other health care providers, formulates a plan of care and updates as needed to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
  • Performs interventions based on critical thinking and technical skills assimilated from assessment, reports and information communicated by other health care providers to achieve optimal outcomes.

Qualifications:
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION

  • ADN required; BSN preferred and will be required within 3 years of employment.

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted; Texas State RN license required within 30 days of hire;
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS issued by the American Heart Association required.
  • Current ACLS issued by the American Heart Association required.
  • Advanced Nursing Certification preferred or obtained within first 12 months of employment.

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence in cardiac rhythm interpretation and assessment, and treatment.

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

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