RN- Emergency Department

Children's Health

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 2 weeks ago

RN Emergency Department – Dallas Part-Time, 7p -7a

ABOUT US:

At Children’s Health, we value the role each team member plays in helping us
deliver on our mission of making life better for children. We take pride in
providing a rich and rewarding career opportunities that enable team members
to reach their highest potential.

Since 2009, we have held the ANCC Magnet® designation for nursing excellence.
We are nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World
Report, serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for University of
Texas Southwestern Medical Center and are recognized for quality care in every
specialty.

For nine consecutive years, Children’s Health has been recognized as one of
the 150 top places to work in health care by Becker’s Hospital Review. This
esteemed list features healthcare systems which offer professional
development, growth, excellent benefits and promotion of diversity above and
beyond other organizations.

Position Summary

Performs the functions of a registered nurse in direct patient care in the
Dallas Emergency Department. Utilizes the nursing process in the delivery of
developmentally appropriate care. Works effectively with members of the health
care team in the provision of care to patients and families. This will a part-
time ,7p-7a night position or 48 hours a pay period.

Provides competent care for families based on practice patterns which reflect
new levels of awareness of suffering, patient/family psychosocial needs, and
complexity of clinical judgment.

* Assesses and collects data in a comprehensive manner identifying underlying family needs to implement an individualized plan of care.
* Demonstrates competence in the delivery of nursing care.
* Evaluates and revises plan of care based on evolving needs.
* Utilizes problem-solving approaches which compare one situation with another.
* Provides comprehensive, individualized teaching based on identified learning needs of families.

Demonstrates effective use of communication skills.

* Communicates in an accurate, objective manner.
* Recognizes and accesses multidisciplinary team members in meeting identified patient/family needs.
* Responds to verbal and nonverbal communication.
* Identifies problems and reports these to appropriate personnel.

Participates in the development of professional and educational activities.

* Assists in identifying learning needs of staff nurses and other health care workers.
* Assists in developing strategies to meet identified learning needs.
* Supports and/or maintains membership in a professional organization.
* Shares pertinent information gained from professional seminars, conferences, books, or journals.

Demonstrates competence in professional practice. Applies nursing research to
clinical practice.

* Seeks evaluation of self from peers and clinically advanced professionals to improve professional practice.
* Incorporates unit based goals into nursing process.
* Is a member of a unit based committee/project/task force.
* Utilizes standards to develop plans of care for primary patients.
* Preceptor for novice/beginners.

Applies nursing research to clinical practice.

* Reads and evaluates current nursing research that has implications for clinical practice.
* Modifies own practice based on nursing research and quality improvement findings.
* Evaluates clinical practice to identify problems for potential study.
* Participates in research and/or quality improvement activities.

Qualifications

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

The organization is moving towards a BSN workforce. Interested candidates
should have a BSN or be in the process of obtaining BSN as this will be
required of all direct patient care nurses effective 1/1/2021.

Licenses & certifications

Current license to practice professional nursing in the State of Texas.

Experience

Two years of Emergency Experience as a RN and pediatric experience preferred.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

* Must be able to maintain CPR certification unless an exception is identified.
* Ability to hear and communicate with others in a clear, understandable and professional manner.
* Must be flexible and adaptable. Conditions and environment are unpredicatble and change frequently.
* Appearance projects a professional image that engenders the confidence of others.
* This job requires the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to patients ranging in age from 0 to 18 years.
* The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs, and must be able to provide the care needed as described in the unit’s policies and procedures.

Physical Demands

Physical and emotional health adequate for attendance requirements and
performance which may include, but is not limited to: assessment of patient
conditions, lifting/transferring patients, appropriate use of technical
equipment, and rapid recognition and response to emergency situations.

BENEFITS:

Children’s Health offers opportunities for learning and career development;
competitive pay; and a comprehensive benefits program. We promote a diverse
and inclusive workplace. Our team members have a voice in their work through
surveys, pulses and town halls. And we honor and celebrate our staff with
year-round employee appreciation events.

We invite you to learn more about Children’s Health

Requirements:

Job Family

Nursing

Expertise

Nursing – Emergency

Job Type

Part Time

Location

Dallas, Texas

Job Features

Job CategoryEmergency Room