Texas Health Resources RN--Cardiovascular Care--Full Time Nights--Denton in Denton, Texas


Come join our team at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Denton!

Texas Health Resources, the largest faith-based hospital system in North Texas, is committed to our nurses and patients by making healthcare human again. If you share in our mission, to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve, we would like to hear from you.

Our Cardiovascular Care Unit is in need of a Registered Nurse on a full time basis. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is excellent at communicating with peers, physicians, patients and who cares about customer service

HOURS: 7P-7A; with some weekends and holiday requirements

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a NLN (National League of Nursing) or CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education) accredited nursing programs. For RNs hired after Jan 2014 completion of BSN within 3 years of THR RN start date as defined in offer letter. BSN preferred.

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas; Current RN licensure

*ACLS and Current AHA BLS training.

  • Validated EKG Rhythm interpretation competency within 90 days of hire.

*1 year current RN experience in the acute care setting. Cardiovascular nursing preferred Prior experience in cardiac step down / CVICU, or CV Recovery preferred.

In addition, we are looking for an ideal candidate with Excellent communication skills. Knowledge and experience in the cardiac Cath lab. Hemodynamic monitoring, and patient management. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to make independent decisions while maintaining tact, maturity and a positive attitude. Initiative and judgment required in assuming responsibilities. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.

Texas Health Resources provides a competitive benefits package:

*Tuition Reimbursement

*401K matching

*Long and Short Term Disability

*Flexible spending accounts

*THR Well wellness plan

*Onsite childcare at certain facilities

*Onsite gyms at certain facilities.

Position Expectations:

*Models Promise behaviors.

*Serves as a positive role model to healthcare team members

*Actively participates in shared governance

*Promotes the forces of magnetism and Magnet philosophy throughout the organization

*Stays informed of changes, updates and communications

*Attends inservices and/or continuing education useful to area of practice

*Practice reflects current methodology supported by evidence-based practice

*Practices in accordance with the Texas Nursing Practice Act and ANA Code of Ethics

*Accountable for professional development by identifying realistic and measurable goals at least annually

*Utilizes SBAR communication with multidisciplinary team members in coordination of patient care.

*Identifies patient needs and coordinates with physicians to facilitate patient throughput/flow.

*Reviews plan of care with physician(s) to provide optimum opportunity for patient-focused care and ensure appropriate processes supports.

*Utilizes professional judgment to consistently prioritize patient care

*Anticipates work flow each shift and organizes resources and interventions accordingly

*Delegates effectively by making efficient use of staff time and expertise

*Adapts to changes in workload by demonstrating flexibility related to patient needs, staffing and nurse patient ratio

*Contributes to the recognition and implementation of contemporary evidence based nursing practice

*Contributes to ongoing quality improvement in nursing practice and service delivery

*Consistently reflects National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG) in daily practice

*Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation when performing new or unfamiliar skills/tasks

  • Establishes, maintains and terminates appropriately therapeutic relationships with patients/families

*Consults with patient and significant others regarding care and treatments

*Actively seeks customer feedback on quality of service provided

*Utilizes HEART (Hear, Empathize, Apologize, Respond, Thank) service recovery model in addressing customer concerns

*Adapts care measures to reflect population-specific and developmental considerations

*Anticipates actual or potential patient problems or human responses and takes action to reduce/eliminate patient risks

*Develops and revises a discharge plan, based on anticipated needs at discharge

*Safely administers medication in accordance with medication administration guidelines

*Produces documentation that initiates, follows and revises the patient's plan of care and is supportive of regulatory requirements.

*Assesses the knowledge, skills and learning needs of team members in relation to the needs and acuity level of patients before the delegation of care.

Entity Information

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.