Prime Healthcare

Graduate Nurse - RN

Facility Dallas Medical Center
Location
US-TX-Dallas
ID
2022-93124
Category
RN
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Dallas Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Dallas Medical Center is a 155-bed acute care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission that offers a wide range of medical services, including 24/7 emergency care, cardiology, wound care, surgical services, cardiac catheterization lab, and outpatient therapy. The hospital is the only trauma center in the vicinity and is also a Certified Chest Pain Center. Dallas Medical Center is a recipient of multiple Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Awards and eight Healthgrades Five-Star ratings over the past three years. For more information, visit www.dallasmedcenter.com.

Responsibilities

 

Submit your application with Dallas Medical Center and find out how you can be a part of a growing medical community.

 

***RN’s with less than 6 months of experience please apply***

 

We offer graduate program work opportunities and clinical training in most areas of nursing, such as Med/Surg, ED and ICU!  Our program will allow new graduates to obtain unique experience through an intimate internship program and then transition into full-time staff roles.

 

New Grad Registered Nurse - Job Responsibilities:

 

The Graduate Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of safe patient care utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Graduate Registered Nurse may only practice professional nursing under supervision and if the Graduate Registered Nurse holds a current temporary practice permit. “Supervision” means that a licensed Registered Nurse (PRECEPTOR) is physically present in the area or unit where the Graduate Registered Nurse is practicing.  The Graduate Registered Nurse is directly responsible and accountable for the care given to his/her assigned patients. He / She communicates with physician about changes in the patient’s clinical condition including cardiac monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  

 

 

DUTIES:

 

  • Provides direct and indirect patient care within the scope of practice
  • Directs and guides patient/family teaching and activities of other nursing personnel while maintaining standards of care within the Specified Unit
  • Perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision
  • Ability to conduct a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per unit care area statement
  • Answers patients' call lights, anticipates patients' needs and makes safety rounds of patients
  • Ability to adequately evaluate and reevaluate pain. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.  Must utilize appropriate pain management techniques
  • Ability to carry out and adjust plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate complete plan daily for effectiveness
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies
  • Manages and operates equipment safely
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary
  • Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care
  • Working knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition
  • Demonstrates ability to perform unit specific competencies to include the performance of nursing treatments and provision of clinical services
  • Can respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Completes annual educational requirements
  • Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines
  • Maintains regulatory requirements

 

**The Graduate Registered Nurse will take the NCLEX-RN within three months of hiring. **

 

Shift:

  • Days 

Schedule:

  • Full-time

Qualifications

Education, Training and Work Experience:

 

  • ADNs are welcome!
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure, within state of practice.
  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  • IV certification upon hire
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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

 

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