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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department in Killeen, TX at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    2/7/2019
  • Job ID:
    18016263
  • Job Function
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Central Texas

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse – Emergency Department

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

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

•    Evaluates patients presented to the Emergency Room upon their arrival

•    Performs, properly documents and reports all procedures and assessments in accordance with departmental and hospital policy

•    Recognizes potential emergency/life threatening situations and implements preventive measures


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

•      A graduate of an accredited school of nursing or degree program

•      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) - upon hire

•      PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) - upon hire

•      TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) – within the first 18 months of hire

•      CPI (Nonviolent Crisis Intervention) – within the first three months of hire

 

Job Summary:

The ED Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient centered care in a critical care area as part of a multidisciplinary team to prioritize care through appropriate triage, assess the needs of the patient and provide treatment, and properly disposition the patient. The ED RN provides patient-centered care to a population within the age range of newborn to geriatric.


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

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