Nurse Extern - PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/7/2022


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
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  • Job Family
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Nurse Extern - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours:

PRN / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Assists in answering call light in a prompt and courteous manner referring message to appropriate nurse or taking care of patient's need with no documented concerns.
  • Takes and records vital signs at specified intervals reporting abnormalities to licensed nurse, according to procedure.
  • Administers bath and basic hygiene measures (bath, mouth care, denture care, hair care/shampoo, dressing, shaving, perineal care, catheter care, skin care) to patients and bed linen changes as needed according to procedure with no unjustified variances per year as documented by patient complaints and/or observation by charge nurse, director, supervisor and/or peers.
  • Weighs patients daily, as assigned, using appropriate scales.  Records weight in electronic medical record with no more than three variances per year.
  • Assists patients with use of bed pan, urinal, bedside commode or ambulation to bathroom followed by personal hygiene according to procedure.
  • Assists with turning, lifting, walking, transporting patients according to procedure as observed by charge nurse, director, and peers.
  • Measures and observes for color, consistency, odor and other characteristics of urine from voiding or foley catheters, emesis, nasogastric suction and stool, reporting amount and findings to licensed nurse with no variances as observed by case manager and/or peers.
  • Obtains point of care blood glucose results in timely manner using appropriate equipment. Reports results to patient’s nurse.

What You Will Need:

  • Senior or final year from graduation from an accredited school of nursing or three years in BSN Program.
  • Medical terminology preferred

Job Summary:

The Nurse Extern performs specified patient care for a designated time frame, functioning under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse, in compliance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, to assist in providing quality care consistent with the philosophy, goals, policies and procedures of the nursing department and hospital administration.  Must be able to communicate with doctors, patients, staff, other nurses and medical personnel.  Must be able to function independently and efficiently as a member of the hospital team.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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