Sep 23, 2021

RN - Emergency Department PT Days

  • Ardent Health Services
  • Harker Heights, TX, USA
General Nursing Emergency Services

Job Description

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care, developing nursing care plan in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary and communicating changes in patient’s clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provide planning and delivery of direct and indirect patient care through the nursing process of Assessment, Planning, Intervention, and Evaluation.
  • Develop a nursing care plan in coordination with patient, family and interdisciplinary staff as necessary.
  • This nurse will communicate changes in patient’s clinical condition with Physicians, Nursing Supervisor/Manager, and co-workers as appropriate.
  • Participates in discharge planning process.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

A. Education/Skills/Experience:

  • Completion of required education to obtain Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in an Emergency Room hospital setting required
  • Two contact hours related to forensic evidence collection for any RN practicing in an emergency room setting (one-time requirement)

B. Licenses/Registrations/Certifications:

  • Registered Nurse (RN) with Texas Board of Nursing – OR – current home state license is required for multi-state license recognition through the Nurse Licensure Compact
  • Required to complete the education necessary to obtain my BSN degree within four (4) years of my date of hire with Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
  • BLS and ACLS through American Heart Association (AHA) required upon hire
  • PALS (AHA) and/or ENPC required upon hire
  • TNCC within 18 months of hire