DescriptionSHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Medical City Dallas
CCU RN Full-Time Nights 7p-7a / Rotating Weekends
Department: Critical Care Unit
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
About Medical City Dallas:
Founded in 1974, Medical City Dallas is recognized for its state-of-the-art medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. Offering nearly 100 specialties, we are conveniently located in the heart of North Dallas at Forest Lane and Central Expressway (US 75), just 15 minutes from downtown Dallas and a short drive from North Dallas suburbs. Find driving directions.
Our medical team consists of more than 1,500 physicians, many of whom are recognized as the world's best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City from all over the United States and more than 75 other countries for the sophisticated treatment offered by our 400+ in-house physician specialists. Medical City offers a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, as well as numerous outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures every day to accommodate patient needs.
We operate as a 876-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference. Our staff is passionate about their work and committed to providing excellent patient care. This has allowed Medical City to become a place where healing, compassion, humanity and simple kindness are celebrated daily.
The Medical City Dallas Critical Care RN: Performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. Uses the Nursing Process in delivery and delegated delivery of patient care. Assesses patient needs, plans care based on individualized identified needs, initiates interventions based on the plan of care, and evaluates responsiveness to care. Identifies cultural differences and incorporates into care. Utilizes translation services when indicated. Participates in performance improvement activities to assure continuous quality improvement. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission statement Critical Care RN demonstrates knowledge in accurately interpreting arrhythmia strips and performing 12-lead EKG'S. Knowledgeable in special test and procedures to assist Physician and provides monitoring of patients. Collects and appropriately interprets subjective and or objective data i.e. V/ S, hemodynamic monitoring, EKG monitoring, lab values. Administer medication including titrating medication, IV therapy including Central lines, PICC, etc and blood products accurately. Provides direct patient care and is proficient in the utilization of Ventilators, code management, emergency drugs, infusion devices, and intubation / extubation. Demonstrates knowledge and competency to care for patients according to age appropriateness. Cares for Neonate/Infant (0-12 months) Pediatrics (1 – 17 years) Adults (18 – 79 years)Elderly (80+ years).
- Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing
- BSN Preferred ADN Required
- BLS Required
- CCRN preferred
- Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners State of Texas.
- Minimum of one-year experience in Critical Care in an acute care hospital within the last 3 years.
- AHA ACLS Provider Course within 12 months of employment, required
- Experience with high acuity ICU medical / surgical patients is preferred
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