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Suicide IOP Prog - Registered Nurse - Med Surg

Company: Children's Medical Center Dallas
Location: Dallas
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Suicide IOP Prog - Registered NurseABOUT THE JOB:

Summary:

Independently performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of developmentally appropriate care. Also works in collaboration with other health care professionals to provide a comprehensive plan of care to meet the patient/family needs.

Responsibilities:

* Responsible and accountable for prescribing, delegating and coordinating patient care. Uses clinical judgment based on nursing skills acquired through formal and informal experiential knowledge and evidence based guidelines to globally assess the patient's situation and through critical thinking and clinical decision making, develop an appropriate plan of care for the patient, with the aim of promoting comfort.
* Accountable that patient care meets standards of safety, effectiveness, patient rights and guest relations.
* Oversees care delivered by patient care team; coordinates plan of care.
* Provides education and facilitates learning for patients, families, and patient care team in a way that demonstrates a sensitivity to recognize, appreciate, and incorporate differences related to diversity.
* Collaborates with physicians, families and other healthcare professionals to assist in developing and implementing an appropriate plan of care in a way that promotes/encourages each person's contributions towards achieving the best patient outcomes.
* Advocates for the patient, represents the concerns of the patient/family and identifies and assists in resolving ethical and clinical concerns.
* Accurately & thoroughly document all patient encounters in EPIC.

Other information:

WORK EXPERIENCE

* At least 1 year job related experience Pref

EDUCATION

* Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience Req
* All bedside nurses whose jobs include 50% or more direct patient care must have a minimum of a BSN by July 1, 2021. Effective 12/1/2019, new employees in this position must have a BSN at time of hire.
* All registered nurses acquired via merger/acquisition must have BSN within 2 years from the effective date of transaction, except for RNs at Pediatric Heart Specialists of Houston, who must have BSN no later than 7/1/2022. Req

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

* Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas Req
* BLS certification approved by the American Heart Association Req
* PALS/NRP/ACLS (Department specific requirements - see addendum) Req
* Effective April 20, 2020, new employees must obtain PACES certification within 6 months of hire and existing employees must obtain PACES certification upon expiration of their PEARS certification (no later than April 20, 2022). (Department specific requirement - see addendum) Req
* In some service areas, Initial Pediatric Prevention and Management of Aggressive Behaviors (PPMAB) training must be renewed annually 60 Days, Req

JOB PROFILE

* Requires in-depth professional knowledge and practical/applied expertise in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines within the broader professional field
* Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; demonstrates awareness of the industry, including regulatory, evolving customer demands, and the factors that differentiate the organization in the market
* Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.

About us

Children's Health values the role each member of our team plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that help them reach their highest potential.

We also hold Magnet recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for nursing excellence, we serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for---the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and we are widely recognized for delivering high quality care.

Children's Health has also been named one of the 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker's Healthcare for nine consecutive years.

We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.

Benefits

Children's Health offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for learning and career development. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace, and our team members have a voice in their work through surveys and town halls.

We invite you to learn more about Children's Health.

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