RN Trauma Unit
Location: Temple, Texas US
Requisition Number: 19016510
Trauma Intermediate Care Unit (5 North)
Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. Baylor Scott and White Health 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. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, BSWH promotes the well- being of all individuals, families and communities. We serve faithfully,
We serve honestly, We never settle and We are in it together.
What we need:
Weï¿½re currently seeking full-time experienced 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 Health is a 636-bed specialty care teaching hospital and the only Level 1 Trauma Center between Dallas and Austin.
This is a 38 bed Telemetry Monitored Nursing Unit. Working on 5 North gives you the unique opportunity to work with both Adults and Geriatrics. Working on 5 North, you can expect your clinical skills to become greater than ever imagined due to the high acuity of patients and verities of scope which include:
- Post ICU Trauma patients( serious injury to 2 or more body systems)
- Traumatic Intra-Thoracic injury
- Traumatic intra-abdominal injury
- Traumatic Complex Fractures
- Patients with impaired respiratory status
- Traumatic Musculoskeletal Wounds Cholecystectomy
- Complex Cholecystectomy and Appendectomy
- Bariatric Surgery
- Colorectal Surgery ( bowel malignancies, inflammatory bowel disease)
- Thoracic Surgeries-everything from lobotomy, Esophagostomy
- Urology- Prostatectomy
- Neuro Surgery
- Vascular surgery
- General surgery
- Highest acuity trauma patients
Additional Support for staff:
We provide emotional and psychological support from the Staff Well-being Assistance During Difficult Life Events (SWADDLE) program, director, manager, supervisor, chaplains during times of high-level stress and multiple traumas by meeting with staff members for debriefings, supportive readings, emotional support and a designated space on the unit for staff to relax and recharge.
Quote from a staff nurse ï¿½If you have ever seen any news story on TV of any sort of crash or accident, this is where those patients go. The highest acuity trauma patients are brought to this floor from all over the state to receive the best Trauma care the state has to offer. Working on this floor at our Level 1 trauma center puts you at an elite level compared to Nurses at other facilities on a Trauma floor. There is truly no cap on the skills you can gain working on this floorï¿½.
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 Trauma Unit
Location_formattedLocationLong: Temple, Texas US
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