RN Acute Care Unit
Location: Temple, Texas US
Requisition Number: 19016513
Acute Care, Med Surg ï¿½ Medical Surgical (7 North)
Full-Time - 36 Hours/Week
Both Day & Night Shifts Available
Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $9 billion and serving a population larger than the state of Virginia, we have the vision and resources to provide our patients continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing health care environment. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, Baylor Scott & White Health stands to be one of the nationï¿½s exemplary health care organizations.
What we need:
Weï¿½re currently seeking full-time experienced (18 Months+) Registered Nurses to join our team at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas; The #1 one city in the nation for Nursing opportunities and advancement! Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital is a 636-bed specialty care teaching hospital and the only Level 1 Trauma Center between Dallas and Austin.
Why Medical Surgical?
This is a Internal Medicine comprehensive medical unit 38 bed telemetry monitored nursing unit provides the opportunity to work with a wide variety of patients ranging in age from adults to geriatrics. The conditions that are within the scope of service for 7 North include:
Pre & Post ICU patients as well as overflow
Patients requiring medication regimens
Patients with impaired respiratory status
Patients requiring isolation or admission to negative airflow rooms
Patients requiring nutritional support
Patients requiring skin and wound care- DHFT, PEGs, Wound Vacs
Diagnostic procedures including thoracentesis, lumbar puncture, central line placement, paracentesis, collection of specimens, angio-cath , pacemaker insertions and chest tubes.
Nasogastric Insertion and Maintenance
Enteral feeding tube Insertion and Maintenance
Patients requiring cardiac monitoring due to chest pain or arrhythmias
Patients with GI abnormalities
Trach care, CBI, IV Therapy
Psych PTS, Dialysis PTS
Floor Culture Highlights:
Bowling Team (Go Gutter busters!)
Ultimate Team Culture
ï¿½When you become a member of 7 North you begin your transition into a Nurse All-Star, your clinical skills will grow more than you ever thought possible. On 7 North we strive to take care of patients better than anyone else as well as take care of each other. Team work is the definition of 7 Northï¿½ ï¿½Director of Nursing
Requirements of the Ideal Candidate:
Graduate of RN School of Nursing
ADN required; BSN preferred
Must be licensed to practice professional nursing by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
Minimum 18 Months of RN experience, Acute Care or Hospital setting preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) Required.
Functions competently and effectively under pressure and emergency situations
$8,000 sign-on bonus offered to qualified selected candidates! When you join Baylor Scott & White Health, youï¿½re joining a health care system that spans 49 hospitals and more than 800 patient care sites. But more than that, youï¿½re part of a family of caregivers, each focused on serving the needs of our communities, our patients and each other. Join us, and together we can improve health care and become a national role model for others to follow!
ï¿½ Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) required
ï¿½ RN license required
ï¿½ Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Note: If you have less than 6 months of experience, we recommend that you apply to our nursing internship program. Internships are available for new graduates and experienced nurses in a variety of specialties. New classes begin in January, June and September.
Community / Marketing Title: RN Acute Care Unit
Location_formattedLocationLong: Temple, Texas US
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