Registered Nurse (RN) Endoscopy FT Days in Killeen, TX at Metroplex Hospital

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Killeen, TX
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Metroplex Hospital

Job Description


Work Hours/Shifts

Full Time / Days

Metroplex Health System

As a member of Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.

Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow.

Our multi-facility campus includes 148 acute-care beds at Metroplex Adventist Hospital in Killeen, 60 psychiatric care beds in the nearby Metroplex Behavioral Health Center, and 25 beds at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas. Through this Metroplex Health System, we offer a Women’s Center, Sleep Disorder Center, Endoscopy Center, Pediatric Rehabilitation Center, ICU, PCU, ED, imaging, surgery, home health services, and more.

What you will responsible for:
  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
  • Systematically assessing the health status of individuals and record related health data
  • Establishing nursing diagnoses
  • Planning and implementing nursing interventions
  • Providing pre, intra, and post procedure education to the patients, families, significant others, and/or caregivers
  • Providing health promotion strategies and education to patients and their support system,
  • Administering and evaluating pharmacological and other therapeutic treatment regimens mandated by the particular situation and evidence-based practice.
  • Evaluating outcomes of nursing intervention and initiating change when appropriate,
  • Employing strategies to promote a healthy and safe environment
  • Making ethical and moral decisions surrounding patient care
  • Acknowledging diversity when providing patient care
  • Assisting the physician and/or advanced provider during diagnostic and therapeutic procedures (minor surgical, GI, Pulmonary and Pain Management) to promote optimal patient outcomes
  • Promoting optimal patient outcomes by recognizing changes in the patient's health status and responding appropriately
  • Collaborating with the patient and interprofessional team to ensure quality and continuity of care
  • Communicating effectively with the patient and interprofessional team to ensure quality and continuity of care
  • Acting as a resource for others and serving as a mentor for others
  • Delegate tasks according to the state Nurse Practice Act (if applicable), state board of nursing or professional registration requirements, state laws, and job descriptions.
  • Document nursing care completely, accurately, and legibly.
  • Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as needed.
  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
  • Participate in the performance appraisal process.
  • Use critical thinking, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.
  • Maintain required competencies.
  • Pursue professional growth and participate in a professional organization.
  • Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
What you will need:
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current state of Texas registered nurse licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

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


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