RN CHARGE - Medical Surgical Telemetry - Nights - Med Surg / Telemetry
Company: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman
Posted on: September 23, 2022
RN CHARGE - Medical Surgical Telemetry - NightsCharge Registered
Nurse (RN) - Medical Surgical/Tele - Full Time - Nights - Great
Learning Opportunities and Great Benefits!
Are you looking for a rewarding career and a tight-knit nursing
team? We're looking for qualified Registered Nurse like you to join
our Texas Health family.
Work location: Texas Health Kaufman, 850 Ed Hall Drive Kaufman, TX
Work environment: - Medical Surgical/Tele - Come join Texas Health
Kaufman as a Registered Nurse! As a Registered Nurse you will be
working in our 29-34 bed unit for patients in Medical Surgical,
Telemetry, Orthopedic and General Surgery. Our unit truly is a
family with 18 nurse, 8 PCTS and 4 monitor technicians. As a
Registered Nurse at Texas Health Kaufman you have opportunities for
shared governance, NCAP, certification bonuses, tuition
reimbursement, self-scheduling and much, much more! We can't wait
for you to join!
Work hours: Full Time - Days - 6:45 PM-7:15 AM 36 hours/week
Entity Information: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman is a
91-bed acute-care, full-service hospital serving Kaufman and
Henderson counties and southern Dallas County since 1979. Hospital
services include women's care, cardiac rehabilitation, wound care
and diagnostic and imaging services. Texas Health Kaufman was
recently recognized as a Pathway to Excellence-- hospital by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma
Center. Our location, 35 miles southeast of downtown Dallas, brings
all the perks of country living to your lifestyle and puts the
city's best features within convenient reach.
* Associate's Degree Nursing required
* BSN (preferred)
* 1 Year of experience as a clinical nurse in an acute care setting
* 2 years of experience as a clinical nurse in an acute care
* 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
Affiliation Needs - Engages family/caregivers in health care
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
* "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
* 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
Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits, Job
Listings by Category, recent Awards we've won and more.
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