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AA*Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Care Unit Full Time Days

Req #: 17010368
Location: Killeen, TX
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Metroplex Hospital

Description

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.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The Registered Nurse – CCU performs direct patient care activities that are developmental and age specific for the population served. The Registered Nurse performs a wide variety of job duties during their shifts; promotes and restores patients’ health by collaborating with physicians and multidisciplinary team members, completing the nursing process and the patients’ plans of care, providing emotional, physical and spiritual support to the patients and their families and supervising assigned team members.  The Registered Nurse is under the supervision of the Nurse Manager and the assigned charge nurses.  Actual roles and tasks may vary depending upon the unit or department assigned.

  • Provide care that is consistent with the hospital accountabilities, Standards of Practice and in support of the Nursing Service and patient care goals.
  • Deliver patient centered nursing care using the SHARE principles to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.      
  • Establishes a compassionate environment by providing physical, emotional and spiritual support to the patients and their families.
  • Provides quality care by adhering to Standards of Practice, measuring health outcomes against patient centered goals.

Qualifications
What you will need:
 
  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing required. Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • Registered Nurse License to practice in the state of Texas or a Compact Registered Nurse License from a NCLA Compact State.
  • BLS and ACLS Certification by the American Heart Association. 


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