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Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit (PCU) PRN

Dallas, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


Medical City Dallas will open Medical City Heart and Spine Hospital this fall as destination hospitals for highly specialized advanced cardiovascular and spine care. The new facility is conveniently located near Medical City Dallas across Hwy. 75 and Forest Lane.


Dedicated specialized care facilities are designed to be efficient and result in faster recoveries and an enhanced patient experience. Additionally, since the hospitals will be part of Medical City Healthcare, patients will benefit from leading edge treatments and technology, groundbreaking clinical trials and seamless access to the entire network of Medical City Healthcare hospitals and specialists.


Medical City Heart Hospital will have 63 private patient rooms and provide a wide array of cardiac services including complex vascular and heart surgery, advanced heart failure treatment, minimally invasive vascular surgery and other specialized heart care. The facility will also have the only dedicated cardiac emergency room in Dallas.
 
The 24-bed Medical City Spine Hospital will provide comprehensive and coordinated spine care for common spine disorders and rare, hard-to-treat spinal deformities including adult and pediatric scoliosis, spondylolistheses, complex spine surgery and minimally invasive surgical options among others. Nationally recognized board-certified, fellowship-trained surgeons with more than 40 years of groundbreaking experience will conduct industry-leading scoliosis research.

 

 

Comfort amenities for the new Medical City Heart Hospital and Medical City Spine Hospital will include:
• Spacious patient rooms with high-end furnishings and adjoining family rooms available
• Gourmet food choices by Wolfgang Puck-trained chef
• Flat screen smart TVs for education, entertainment and communication
• Concierge care
• Valet parking

 

Registered Nurse - RN - Progressive Care Unit - PCU

FULL TIME PRN, Rotating Weekends

 

The PCU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act with emphasis on the cardiovascular service line

  • Use therapeutic communication in daily practice
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic Progressive Care environment
  • Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual Progressive Care patients
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process
  • Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding healthcare
  • Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver
  • Participate in cardiovascular department specific initiatives and process improvement
  • Promote a supportive Progressive Care environment
  • Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistant, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse externs
  • Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients as assigned
  • Support the mission, vision and values of the organization

 

 

 

About Medical City Dallas
Founded in 1974, Medical City Dallas is an award-winning, 801-bed hospital recognized for its state-of-the-art medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. Located in Dallas, Texas, the medical team consists of more than 1,500 physicians, many of whom are world experts in their fields. Medical City Dallas offers nearly 100 specialties, including world-class programs for heart and vascular, brain and spine, women’s services, orthopedics, transplant (heart, kidney and pancreas), cancer, bariatrics and robotic surgery. Medical City Dallas has been recognized by The Joint Commission in 2015 as a Top Performer on key quality measures and was named a top 10 Best Hospital in Texas by U.S. News and World Report in 2018. Medical City Dallas is part of Medical City Healthcare.

  

 

 


Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements

  • BSN required within 24 months of hire
  • Current TX licensure as an RN or valid compact license
  • Current BLS Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)
  • Current ACLS (American Heart Association)
  • Must have a minimum of one year experience as an RN in a high acuity PCU or critical care unit
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Facility: Medical City Heart & Spine
Job ID: 26830-111280
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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