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Charge Registered Nurse, Surgery - OR - Operating Room

Company: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen
Location: Allen
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Charge Registered Nurse, SurgeryRegistered Nurse, Charge - Full Time - Surgery

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We're looking for qualified Chare Registered Nurses like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights

* Work location: Texas Health Allen

* Work environment: Surgery

* Work hours: Full Time, 40 hours, 6:00am - 2:30pm, Monday - Friday

At Texas Health Allen we take seriously our mission to improve the health of those in our community. We are a 73-bed, acute-care, full-service hospital serving the northern Collin County community since 2000. We provide exceptional care to Allen, Lucas, Fairview, Frisco, Plano, McKinney, Wylie and other surrounding cities.

If you're looking for neonatal intensive care, orthopedics, women's care and pediatrics, we've got it. Plus we're a Level IV trauma center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center. Our 500+ physicians practice in more than 25 specialties.

And talk about award winning. Texas Health Allen is a Joint Commission-accredited Gold Seal Certified Chest Pain facility, a Baby Friendly Facility a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence and a Pathways to Excellence-designated hospital.

As part of the Texas Health family, we employ over 24,000 employees and are among the areas top five largest employers. Come be a part of our exceptional team as we continue to provide outstanding care and deliver award winning results. You belong here.

Position Qualifications

* Associate's Degree Nursing required

* BSN (preferred)

* 1 Year of experience as a clinical nurse in an acute care setting required

* 2 years of experience as a clinical nurse in an acute care setting preferred

* RN - Registered Nurse Upon Hire (Required)

* BCLS - Basic Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire (Required)

Position Responsibilities Texas Health's nursing theory is the Quality Caring Model developed by Dr. Joanne Duffy. A nursing theory has principles that underlie the art of nursing and drive the science behind our practice. The eight caring factors listed below must be demonstrated by all nurses, and charge nurses must model this behavior consistently.

Basic Human Needs - Responds to others' priorities regarding safety, physical, psychological and social needs.

Human Respect - Honors worth of humans through unconditional acceptance.

Affiliation Needs - Engages family/caregivers in health care situations.

Appreciation of Unique Meanings - Concerned with understanding others frame of reference.

Mutual Problem Solving - Professional behaviors that help patients and families understand how to confront, learn about, and think about their health and illness; involves a reciprocal, shared approach with resulting decisions acceptable to involved parties.

Attentive Reassurance - Listens and concentrates on others. Is reliable, available and attentive.

Encouraging Manner - The professional nurse communicates an attitude that is supportive, open, positive and tolerant.

Healing Environment - The professional nurse creates settings that provide privacy, safety, confidentiality and tranquility.

Additional Job Responsibilities

The Charge Nurse role will communicate and collaborate with all members of the health care team. Valuing diversity, equity, and inclusion is a key strategy of teamwork at Texas Health.

Shared Decision Making: The Charge Nurse role will support and actively participate in shared governance/councils which is Texas Health's structure for decision making.

Professional Development: The Charge Nurse role will be committed to developing their individual knowledge and skills, as well as advancing the profession of nursing and engaging in lifelong learning/development.

This role directly assists leadership on a particular unit or units and shift, by offering staff guidance and support, maintaining a clean and safe work environment and ensuring unit operational tasks are completed.

Individuals in this role will demonstrate:

Quality Management - Knowledge of quality management methods, tools, and techniques and ability to create and support an environment that meets the quality goals of the organization.

Conflict Management - Understanding of how to anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to diverse situations.

Decision Making and Critical Thinking - Knowledge of the decision-making process and associated tools and techniques; ability to accurately analyze situations and reach productive decisions based on informed judgment.

Flexibility and Adaptability - Knowledge of successful approaches, tools, and techniques for dealing with changes and adapting to a changing environment; ability to adapt as needed.

Delegation - Understanding of the need to effectively delegate tasks to others and the ability to empower and motivate associates to take over tasks and responsibilities to accomplish results for which the manager maintains ultimate accountability.

Customer Interaction - Knowledge of the principles and techniques of communicating with a customer; ability to utilize practices, tools, and techniques for customer interaction.

Patient Safety - Knowledge of and experience with tools, techniques and practices for ensuring a safe and harm-free environment for patients; ability to recognize risks and take steps to minimize them.

Care Coordination - Knowledge of the medical, social, economic, and other services provided by other departments or facilities, and the ability to integrate these multidisciplinary treatments for optimal patient care.

Clinical Policies and Standards - Knowledge of all clinical standards and policies set for a healthcare environment; ability to use industry standards, policies and procedures in the processes of clinical practice.

Patient Rights - Knowledge of principles and practices associated with the rights and responsibilities of patients and caregivers; ability to apply these theories to identify, report, deal with and prevent patient rights violations.

Why Texas Health As a Texas Health RN you'll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more.

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health a place you'll love to call home.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

* 2021 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For" (7th year in a row)

* Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

* "America's Best Employers for Diversity" list by Forbes

* A "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work

Additional perks of being a Texas Health Nurse

* Unlimited access to online continuing education for professional and career development. Plus an RN Step Program including NCAP and a nursing certification test-prep content for specialty nurses.

* A Nursing Excellence Advisory Board to provide the framework and methodology for funding projects to improve the quality of patient care through nursing education, nursing research and innovations in nursing practice.

* A strong shared governance structure featuring unit-based councils that empower nurses to shape their work environment.

* A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.

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


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