Registered Nurse RN - Surgical Ortho
Location:
Denton , Texas
Posted:
December 18, 2017
Reference:
06251-93623
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.

Denton Regional'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

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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