RN II - Pulmonary Hypertension - Dallas, TX - Med Surg
Company: William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital
Posted on: May 28, 2023
RN II - Pulmonary Hypertension - Dallas, TXAmbulatory Registered
Pulmonary Hypertension Disease - Heart and Lung Clinic
Why UT Southwestern?
With over 75 years of excellence in Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas, UT Southwestern is committed to excellence, innovation, teamwork, and compassion. As a world-renowned medical and research center, we strive to provide the best possible care and resources for our valued patients and employees. Ranked as the----in Dallas-Fort Worth for the sixth consecutive year, we invite you to continue your healthcare career with us at UT Southwestern. You will discover a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and consistent opportunities for learning and advancement into leadership roles.----
Join UT Southwestern as an Ambulatory Registered Nurse (RN) within our Heart and Lung Clinic and help with our commitment to deliver compassionate care and all-around excellence. As a RN, you will support the Heart and Lung Clinic by providing excellent patient education for the patient and their families, triaging, and supporting the clinic.
At UT Southwestern, the possibilities to advance your career are limitless. We would love the opportunity to have you join the UT Southwestern Heart and Lung Clinic!
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.
Experience and Education
- Graduate of an approved/accredited nursing program either by a governmental authority, nursing board, or a licensing authority which has jurisdiction over approval/accreditation of nursing programs (Texas BON 217.1). Must be able to read, write and communicate in English. - One (1) year of RN experience. Specialty areas may have increased experience requirements as dictated by unit or standard of care. - Current Texas (or BNE Compact State) license, BSN preferred - Professional certification in a nursing organization is preferred.-- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, course accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC).
Specialty areas may have increased experience/certification requirements as dictated by unit or standard of care.
Performs and accurately documents physical, psychosocial, and emotional assessments. All assessments take into consideration age specific criteria (children, adolescents, adults and elder adults).
Actively anticipates patient's and/or patient's family needs and expectations and utilizes these in conjunction with the assessment to develop an appropriate plan of care for the patient.
--Utilizes critical thinking skills in planning and prioritizing nursing care. Maintains and utilizes competencies per unit expectation.
Identifies and implements appropriate nursing interventions based on the completed assessment.
Completes accurate and timely documentation of these interventions.
Active coordinator of the interdisciplinary plan of care. Confers with all members of the health care team in a collaborative fashion.
Shares information & observations of the patient and/or patient's family in a manner that advocates for optimal patient care.
Appropriately prioritizes nursing interventions based upon completed assessment.
--Promptly identifies changes in condition as evidenced by nursing assessment, labs, x-rays, etc. Reports changes, takes follow-up action as appropriate
. Actively involves patient, family and/or care-giver informed.
Evaluates implemented interventions and modifies care according to the evaluation.
Documents interventions and modifications to the plan of care in an accurate and timely manner.
Adheres to appropriate hospital and/or Department of Nursing policies, procedures, clinical pathways and nationally accepted standards of nursing practice.
--Incorporates ANA standards, into the provision of safe, quality patient care, utilizing current literature, and research.
--Practices in accordance with our Professional Practice Model - "Relationship Based Care" & delivers care using our Care Delivery System "PACE" - Patient Focused, Accountable, Coordinated and Continuous and Evidence Based.
Provides appropriate & timely answers and/or education to patients, patient's families, significant others and/or caregivers.
--Completes accurate and timely documentation of all education provided including discharge plan of care. Asseses competence, obtains feedback/evaluation of understanding from patient, family, significant others and/or /caregivers.
--Demonstrates effective communication based on individual patient needs and learning preferences.
Welcomes and orients patient, family, significant other and/or caregiver to the unit.
Encourages patient/family participation in care.
Reviews personalized patient plan of care with patient/family every shift. Updates white boards accordingly and sets daily goals with patient input.
--Explains special diets, tests, procedures and medications in easily understood and appropriate language. Makes hourly rounds on patients and communicates when they will return.
Advocate for resources and support that enhance patient safety and unit/hospital based initiatives.
Participates in evaluating data to guide decisions regarding unit / department budget formulation and implementation.
Performs Peer Evaluation to provide constructive feedback to peers regarding performance. Holds co-workers accountable for their behavior and compliance with policies and standards. Actively intervenes when patient safety is at risk.
Performance Improvement: Accountable for patient care and quality/ safety initiatives (EX: patient safety, patient satisfaction, core measures, infection control). Supports efforts to develop and maintain team environment.
--Participates in multidisciplinary quality and practice improvement teams.
Shares professional and technical information with colleagues & students. Offers self as a resource as needed to others (Ex: preceptor, charge, mentor, unit expert, lends a hand when needed).
--Participates in meetings & on committees & represents the dept. & hospital in community outreach.
**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.
For COVID-19 vaccine information,--applicants should visit--
To learn more about the benefits UT Southwestern offers, visit
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code --51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.-- To learn more, please visit:--
RN II - Pulmonary Hypertension - Dallas, TXAmbulatory Registered
Keywords: William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, Dallas , RN II - Pulmonary Hypertension - Dallas, TX - Med Surg, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas
here to apply!