HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Dept. in Brownsville TX, Texas

_Valley Regional Medical Center – Brownsville, TX_

_Registered Nurse – Emergency Department Full Time 7p/7a_ _ _ Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975,Valley Regional Medical Centerproudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities. Valley Regional is committed to providing the best health care for the residents in the Rio Grande Valley.

Valley Regional Medical Center is a 214 Licensed Bed Facility with over 200 physicians representing over 25 specialties; Valley Regional Medical Center is a leader in a vast array of high quality inpatient and outpatient programs and services, including: * 24 Hour Level III Trauma Emergency Department * Cardiology * Open Heart Surgery * Neurosurgery * Endoscopy * Imaging * Women’s Services * Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Valley Regional is currently looking for a Registered Nurse–Emergency Dept. The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe a therapeutic environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Participates in performance improvement activities. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital’s mission and vision statement.

_Responsibilities:_ 1. Accurately assesses patient acuity and assigns appropriate triage level. 2. Identifies and prioritizes patient needs and accomplishes them in an organized, timely manner. 3. Collaborates with physicians to provide appropriate plan of care. 4. Exhibits high level customer service skills, anticipates patient needs. 5. Places equal emphasis on quality and compassion in caring for patients. 6. Actively participates in solving problems on the unit to improve process issues as well as patient flow. 7. Oversees all aspects of patient care, coordinates diagnostic tests and treatments to ensure timely care of patient and movement through the Emergency Department. 8. Provides for maximum patient safety at all times. 9. Maintains flexibility in performing work duties to adapt to changes in patient volume. 10. Seeks to maintain and improve positive, professional relationships with other nursing units and ancillary departments. _ _

· Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing · Current TX RN licensure (or eligible for NCLEX) · 1 year Emergency Department experience preferred · New Graduate RN required to participate in internship program · BCLS required · ACLS Required o Experienced RN within 90 days of hire o New Grad RN within six months of hire · PALS Required o Experienced RN within 90 days of hire o New Grad RN within six months of hire · TNCC Required o Within one year of hire · ENPC o Recommended within 1 year of hire

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Dept.

Location: Texas-Brownsville TX-Valley Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00187-4564