Baylor Scott & White Health RN Renal Transplant Acute Care Job in Temple, Texas
Acute Care, Med Surg -Renal & Transplant (STC-3)
Full-Time - 36 Hours/Week
Both Day & Night Shifts Available
Baylor Scott & White Health is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the state of Texas. With total assets of $9 billion and serving a population larger than the state of Virginia, we have the vision and resources to provide our patients continued quality care while creating a model system for a dramatically changing health care environment. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, Baylor Scott & White Health stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations.
What we need:
We're currently seeking full-time experienced (18 Months ) Registered Nurses to join our team at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas; The #1 one city in the nation for Nursing opportunities and advancement! Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital is a 636-bed specialty care teaching hospital and the only Level 1 Trauma Center between Dallas and Austin.
Why STC-3? (Renal/Transplant)
Patients accepted on STC-3 are complex with multiple cognitive, emotional and physical needs as they attempt to live with new and acute conditions such as surgery or pneumonia, newly diagnosed or longstanding chronic conditions such as CHF, End Stage Renal Disease with or without dialysis, CF, pulmonary hypertensions and radioactive implant patients among others. All Kidney, Pancreas transplants as well as urological surgery patients reside on this floor. STC-3 is also "back up" for the certified stroke unit, as well as accepting over flow of Med Surg patients from other units.
-This unit has a top notch management team that is excellent at developing their Staff's careers. Working on this floor you have an immediate opportunity to lead and be a part of shared governance. Nurses on this floor are not just another number and everyone's voice is heard. Many Staff on this floor go on to work in Leadership Roles as well as develop a diverse background of clinical skills respected hospital wide.
Skills unique to STC-3:
Special Skills include peritoneal dialysis ( done bedside), Epidural and PCA pain management. CBI, PICC lines, IVADS, Hemodialysis catheter access, NIHSS stroke scale. STC-3 has the only lead lined rooms in the facility, STC-3 nurses are the only Med Surg nurses that access hemodialysis fistulas.
Only floor that handles Kidney and Pancreas transplants
Called to help ICU with fistulas
Requirements of the Ideal Candidate:
Graduate of RN School of Nursing
ADN required; BSN preferred
Must be licensed to practice professional nursing by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
Minimum 18 Months of RN experience, Acute Care or Hospital setting preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) Required.
Functions competently and effectively under pressure and emergency situations
$8,000 sign-on bonus offered to qualified selected candidates! When you join Baylor Scott & White Health, you're joining a health care system that spans 49 hospitals and more than 800 patient care sites. But more than that, you're part of a family of caregivers, each focused on serving the needs of our communities, our patients and each other. Join us, and together we can improve health care and become a national role model for others to follow!
Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) required
RN license required
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Note: If you have less than 6 months of experience, we recommend that you apply to our nursing internship program. Internships are available for new graduates and experienced nurses in a variety of specialties. New classes begin in January, June and September.
As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.