Registered Nurse RN Emergency Department at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/29/2022

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Date Posted:
    4/29/2022
  • Job ID:
    22011817
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

Emergency Room Registered Nurse- AdventHealth Central Texas

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

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX

  • $15.000 Sign on Bonus to Eligile Candidates
  • 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: Full Time / Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • 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
  • Understands computer downtime procedures
  • Understands the Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) process and proficiently uses the electronic medical record (EMR) for retrieval of patient information
  • Performs safe patient care by utilizing the PPID processes.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and protects patient’s health information
  • Maintains a cooperative relationship among health care teams by effectively communicating information, responding to requests, building rapport, participating in team problem solving methods
  • Has knowledge of and understands current TJC Standards for the clinical aspect of the department.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas or Compact State
  • BLS (Basic Life Support) -

Job Summary:

The AdventhHealth 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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