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Multi Skilled Worker PCU Medical FT Nights

Req #: 18001461
Location: Burleson, TX
Job Category: Nursing
Organization: Texas Health Huguley FWS
Potential Referral Bonus: $

Description
Work Hours/Shifts
Full Time, Nights

Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South

Operated as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and 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. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we were also recognized as one of “150 Great Places to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

Our 224-bed hospital includes a medical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, PCU, open heart surgery center and behavioral health. In addition, we have accredited programs in orthopedics, chest pain, and inpatient diabetes, plus an award-winning emergency department.


PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answers telephone in a courteous manner, using name, title and location, within four rings, relaying information to appropriate nurse on a consistent basis.
  • Answers patient calls via intercom within one minute and refers message to appropriate nurse to promote prompt service to the patients on a consistent basis.
  • Notifies Charge Nurse/RN of pending admissions; notifies nurse of patient's arrival on unit or return to room from surgery/procedure with no more than three (3) documented variances, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Prepares charts for new admissions.  Prepares charts for medical records following patient dismissal.
  • Labels charts and door with appropriate identification, allergy information and other pertinent information.
  • Keeps patient activity board updated on a consistent basis as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Accurately posts all admissions, transfers and discharges on activity boards and desk calendars each shift on a consistent basis, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN.
  • Assists physicians in locating charts, reports and equipment; notifies Charge Nurse/RN of physicians' arrival on unit on a consistent basis.
  • Greets family, visitors and other hospital personnel courteously, providing information and/or directions to appropriate place or person.
  • Ensures that all patient charts are supplied with additional needed stamped forms to be used during next shift to always have appropriate forms available for documentation by nurses and physicians.
  • Checks, orders and distributes supplies and forms, according to unit policy, to maintain necessary supply without stock piling, as observed by Charge Nurse/RN, with less than three (3) variances per year.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Accurate typing skills.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:
  • Medical terminology preferred.


Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Successful completion of Monitor/Telemetry Course (Monitor Tech class).
  • Nurse Tech Course or medical experience in lieu of education.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Six (6) to twelve (12) months previous CNA, unit secretary, monitor technician, or equivalent medical experience preferred.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • BLS Provider Required
  • Unit Secretary Certification preferred.
  • CNA preferred.
 
 


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