Registered Nurse RN - Surgical Ortho

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Denton, Texas
  • Posted: October 17, 2017
  • Reference ID: 06251-93623
We are currently offering a SIGN ON BONUS OF UP TO $5,000 for eligible candidates!

Night Shift (7p to 7a)

Medical City Denton is a 208-bed, high-quality, acute care hospital with more than 850 employees and 300 physicians. Serving the people of North Texas, MCD is a Level III Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center offering advanced open-heart surgery. Magnet® recognized for nursing excellence.

Medical City Denton's Surgical/Orthopedic Unit is a 44-bed unit for patients who require overnight or short term postoperative care. The Surgical/Orthopedic unit specializes in the care of general surgery patients including but not limited to abdominal, orthopedic, vascular, urology, and trauma.

Position Summary & Responsibilities:

The RN - Registered Nurse - Surgical - Ortho is responsible for decisions and actions within the domain of nursing practice. Important aspects of this responsibility are:
  • 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
  • supervision of other staff as designated within the department

Qualifications:
• Licensed RN by the State of Texas
• Associates Degree Nursing required, BSN preferred (must be willing to enroll in a BSN program within 6 months of employment and complete within 2 years)
• 1 year of acute care experience preferred
• BLS required. Specialty certification encouraged

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