Registered Nurse Emergency Department PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/7/2022


Job Snapshot

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

Job Description


RN ED - AdventHealth Central Texas

Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX  76549

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, 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 with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
  • Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
  • Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
  • Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from
  • Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
  • Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Provides for delivery of patient care through assessment with identification and prioritization of presenting problems or needs, to facilitate optimum patient care
  • Performs, properly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with departmental and hospital policy
  • Assesses for, documents and intervenes when abuse or neglect suspected
  • Recognizes potential emergency/life threatening situations and implements preventive measures
  • When applicable, follows hospital protocol and physician orders regarding use of restraints
  • Demonstrates skill and judgement necessary to implement physician’s orders and procedures and protocols of care, to provide quality patient care
  • Maintains and demonstrates knowledge of therapeutic/side effects, interactions and skill in administration of medication
  • Accurately administers and initiates intravenous therapy to include but not limited to, medication, blood, blood products, and cardiac drips.
  • Remains flexible to changing systems, is expected to demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and treat staff, physicians, patients and families with consideration and respect.

What You Will Need:

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas or Compact State
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) - upon hire
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) - within the first 3 months of hire
  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) - within the first 3 months of hire
  • CPI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) – within the first 3 months of hire
  • NIHSS (National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale) – within the first 3 months of hire
  • TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) – within the first 18 months of hire.

Job Summary:

The AdventHealth Central Texas’s Emergency Department (ED) is a 38 bed ED. The ED is divided into two areas; one area with 30 beds (25 exam rooms and 5 critical care rooms) and one area with eight beds capable of handling behavioral health (BH) patients and Fast Track (FT) patients. Also included is a 7 chair Turbo Track area to accommodate level 4-5 patients. The ED is a Trauma Level IV designated trauma center, Chest Pain Center with primary PCI and resuscitation, and Primary Stroke Center.

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

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