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RN (registered Nurse)-Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

Company: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Location: Allen
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

RN (registered Nurse)-Intensive Care Unit (ICU)Sign-On Bonus - $12,000.00 for all full time ICU openings (not eligible for current employees)

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity to make an impact in your local community? Our ICU is looking to add to their family. We offer top-notch benefits, which includes Tuition Reimbursement, Loan forgiveness, 401K and much more.

Texas Health Allen is located at 1105 N Central Expressway, Allen, TX 75013

Schedule: Full-time Nights; 36 hrs/week; 7PM - 7 AM, every other weekend and holiday requirements

The 8-bed unit population consists of patients the age of 14 to geriatrics. Patients may range from acute care to critically ill encompassing most major illnesses and injuries. Exclusions are major burns requiring a higher level of care, severe head trauma, stroke patients, patients requiring hemodialysis and cardiac surgery. Nursing care provided in the intensive care unit includes assessment and reassessment of patient and family, mutual planning of care, implementation of appropriate interventions and standards, evaluation of outcomes, education of patient and family, and discharge planning. Multidisciplinary patient care interactions assure appropriate and timely interventions towards achieving patient care goals. Furthermore, the multidisciplinary approach involves nursing, nutritional services, pharmacy, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, social services, surgical services, physicians, and physician office staff; utilizing the nursing process, objective and subjective data collection and patient/family education to meet the patient's needs

Intensive Care Department highlights:

* Environment of teamwork with a family type atmosphere
* Advancement on critical care education through cross training and courses
* Focus on Quality and Excellence in patient care
* Scheduling by requests, bedside staff participate in formulating the schedule with the oversite of the manager.
* Increasing use of higher technology equipment and advancements in the communication process

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

EDUCATION:

* Associate degree in Nursing required.
* BSN preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

* One-year experience as a clinical nurse, or completion of an RN residency program.
* Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire.
* Three (3) years recent ICU experience preferred. RN must practice within the regulations of the Texas Nurse Practice Act, serve as a role model, intra/interdisciplinary collaborator and coordinator for quality patient care

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS:

* RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required; Current RN licensure or compact licensure recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing upon hire.
* BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support -required prior to providing independent patient care and maintained quarterly
* ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support -Required within 90 days of hire
* CPI - Crisis Prevention Intervention Training -Required within 60 days of hire

More about Texas Health Allen:

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen is a 73-bed, acute-care hospital serving the northern Collin County area since 2000. Hospital services include women's care, a Level II neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics, pediatrics, wound care and sleep medicine. Texas Health Allen, a Pathway to Excellence-- designated hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, has more than 500 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 25 specialties. Texas Health Allen is a World Health Organization-designated "Baby-Friendly Hospital" and was the first hospital in Texas to receive the distinction. The hospital is a Level IV trauma center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, which makes our facility intensely qualified to serve our community and your professional aspirations.

Texas Health Resources:

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals. At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence

Texas Health Highlights:

* Fortune's list of Best Workplaces in Health Care (#1): https://fortune.com/best-workplaces-health-care/2020/
* "Best Workplaces(TM) for Diversity" by Fortune and Great Place to Work-- (5th year in row): https://fortune.com/best-workplaces-for-diversity/2019/
* Great Place to Work's Best Workplaces in Texas--- 2020: https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/texas/2020?category=large
* 2019 Texan by Nature 20 (TxN 20): https://texanbynature.org/txn20/
* Platinum-level recognition in the 2019 "Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles--" awards, sponsored by the National Business Group on Health (eleventh year to appear on the list and fourth year to receive the Platinum award)
* A 2019 Gold Level Workplace Health Achievement Award by the American Heart Association (4th year in a row)
* Largest Blue Zones-- Project Approved--- Worksite in the nation (2016)

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org

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Keywords: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen, Allen , RN (registered Nurse)-Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - ICU - Intensive Care Unit, Healthcare , Allen, Texas

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