Adeptus Health Emergency Nurse in Houston, Texas

First Choice Emergency Room: Tired of the hospital grind? Looking for a change from the constant chaos of the typical ED? Well look no further! At First Choice Emergency Room™, we pride ourselves on our work and our ability to give each patient the time they need and deserve. Our practice model is very different from a traditional hospital based emergency room and gives our staff the ability to spend quality time with each patient. When you join First Choice Emergency Room™, you become a valuable member of our healthcare team and your contribution is vital in providing the highest quality patient care. First Choice Emergency Room™, the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system, is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies. We were named one of the 2013 & 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas and according to Press Ganey, we provide the highest quality emergency medical care.

Adeptus Health (NYSE:ADPT) is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. Adeptus Health owns and operates First Choice Emergency Room, the nation's largest and oldest network of freestanding emergency rooms and owns and/or operates hospitals and freestanding facilities in partnership with Texas Health Resources in Texas, UCHealth in Colorado, Dignity Health in Arizona, Ochsner Health System in Louisiana and Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last three years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.

As a registered nurse you will develop and maintain the plan of care for emergency patients. Strong communication and customer service skills are mandatory. The ability to excel as a team member is essential to the safe and efficient delivery of quality patient care. Initial assessments, observation, medication administration, and discharge planning are all responsibilities of the registered nurse.

RN's working in our hospitals must be able to adapt to changes in workload assignment functioning as Fast Track, Triage, or Charge nurse as needed. RN's working at our Free-Standing ER's operate lab equipment, perform point of care testing and quality controls.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Professional Nursing.

  • Current registration and licensure with the Board of Nurse Examiners for the state or a Compact state.

  • Must have 3 years of recent ER experience or 2 years if it’s been in a level 1 or 2 trauma center or in a high volume hospital emergency department with >/= 75,000 visits per year (TX & CO).

  • 2 years of recent ER experience (ARIZONA ONLY).

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be flexible, service oriented, and a team player.

  • Current BLS for the Healthcare Provider, ACLS, and PALS certification required.

  • TNCC and CEN certification preferred.

Shift: Varied

Company: First Texas Hospital - Cy-Fair