Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health - PRN - Nights
Location: Burleson, Texas
Internal Number: 22041614
Our promise to you:
Joining Texas Health Huguley - AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. Texas Health Huguley - AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Texas Health Huguley-operates as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth.
Shift: Day and Night Shifts available
Location: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX 76028
The community you’ll be caring for:
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on our journey to Magnet status and Pathways designated.
Designated Emergency Center of Excellence recognizing our facility as a high-performing emergency department
Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.
The role you’ll contribute:
The Staff RN coordinates the care and service of selected patient populations across the continuum of illness; promotes effective utilization of and monitors health care resources; and provides input and information to the interdisciplinary team via the Charge Nurse to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes. The Staff RN will adhere to and follow the goals, philosophy, policies, standards and guidelines of Texas Health Huguley.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Assesses, develops, implements and evaluates a comprehensive plan of care through a multidisciplinary care team process in conjunction with the patient/family in internal and external settings.
Comprehensively assess patients' goals as well as their biophysical, psychosocial, environmental and discharge planning needs by procuring services through hospital resources.
Seeks peer consultation regarding cases that present problems/significant variances.
Acts as a liaison to post-hospital care providers and community health resources.
Recognizes and identifies life threatening situations, responding with immediate action according to protocol/policy with no unjustified documented variances.
Demonstrates the skill and judgment necessary to implement physician orders, nursing interventions and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient to provide quality care.
Accurately administers medications, IV fluids and IV medication, blood and blood products according to physician's orders and nursing policy and procedure.
Utilizes nursing judgment in implementing physician orders in a safe and conscientious manner, notifying appropriate supervisor immediately of any concerns.
Administers and titrates inotropic/vasoactive infusions accurately per policy/procedure and standards.
Demonstrates knowledge of and administers accurately thrombolytic therapy as per hospital policy and procedure.
Implements standing orders for Code Blue and life threatening dysrhythmia completely, competently, including management of airway, assisting intubation, performing counter shock, administering emergency medications, and directing code activities in the absence of a physician or in conjunction with a physician as evidenced by feedback from physicians, peers and direct observation with no documented concerns.
Competently cares for a patient requiring hemodynamic monitoring including assisting with catheter insertion as per policy/procedure and accurately interpreting monitor strips and documentation, with less than one-two documented incidents per year as observed by Charge Nurse and/or Director.
Competently care for a patient requiring mechanical ventilation as evidenced by functioning every one to two hours, maintaining patient airway, preventing accidental extubation, providing and documenting trach care every shift with no documented concerns.
Operates cardiac monitoring equipment competently and initiates and maintains continuous cardiac monitoring per unit policy 100% of the time.
Competently cares for a patient requiring temporary pacing, including assisting with temporary pacemaker insertion, according to policies and procedures as observed by Charge Nurse, Director, and/or feedback from peers with no documented concerns.
Documents drug allergies 100% of the time upon patient admission.
Monitors lab data and diagnostic tests received on assigned patients.
Participates in peer evaluation when requested.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
Completion of an Associate Degree, Diploma, Baccalaureate, or Masters Degree program in Nursing.
Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas, or in a qualifying compact state.
Achieves and maintains appropriate certification for assigned unit within first six months of employment.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.