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RN - FT Med/Surg 5N - (123403)

Universal Health Services
Amarillo, TX 79101
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  • Job Code
    123403
  • Jobs Rated
    118th

POSITION SUMMARY:Provides safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Provides professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times. Develops, implements, and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizing the nursing process, clinical skills, and patient education. Maintains professional behavior when dealing with issues or conflicts, utilizing appropriate resources, as needed. Provides an environment conducive to safety for patients, families, visitors, and employees. The RN will assess risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions. The RN will comply with appropriate and approved standards, as outlined by the organization and accrediting agencies. The RN will comply with safety and injury prevention standards to minimize risk to self, co-workers, patients, and visitors. The concepts of the patient centered care delivery model will provide the foundation for all nursing care.

TheChargeNurse(CN)functions underthe supervision oftheDirector.TheCharge Nurse(CN) assures provision of careto anassigned patient populationin a professionalmanner, utilizingthenursing process andthe principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health teammembers.The Charge Nurse(CN) isresponsibleformanagementof staff, physicians, and patientsfor adesignated unit.Supports anorganizational culturefor Service Excellence and practicesthe Service ExcellenceStandardstoallcustomergroups Develops,implements, and evaluates an age-appropriate plan of care utilizingthe nursing process, clinical skills, and patient education. Maintains professional behaviorwhen dealingwithissues or conflicts, utilizing appropriateresources,as needed. Provides an environment conduciveto safetyfor patients,families, visitors, and employees.The RN will assessrisks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions.TheCharge Nurse(CN)willcomplywith appropriate andapproved standards, as outlined bythe organization and accrediting agencies.TheCharge Nurse(CN)will complywith safety andinjury preventionstandardstominimizeriskto self, co-workers, patients,andvisitors. The conceptsofthe patient centeredcare deliverymodelwillprovidethefoundationfor all nursing care.

TheCharge Nurse(CN) functions under the supervision of the Supervisor Medical / Surgical Services. TheCharge Nurse(CN)assures provision of care to an assigned patient population in a professional manner, utilizing the nursing process and the principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health team members. TheCharge Nurse(CN)is responsible for management of staff, physicians, and patients for a designated unit. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.

Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

Nurses are the heart of the hospital. That's why we're looking for nurses who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for nurses who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. Our nurses provide safe, competent nursing care for patients in accordance with facility policies, standards, and philosophy. Nurses provide professional leadership and support to the healthcare team. The concepts of Patient Centered Care will provide the foundation for all nursing care. We demonstrate Service Excellence standards at all times. Join us to make a difference.

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Job Requirements

TheCharge Nurse(CN) functions under the supervision of the Supervisor Medical / Surgical Services. The CN assures provision of care to an assigned patient population in a professional manner, utilizing the nursing process and the principles of continuous quality improvement in collaboration with other health team members. The CN is responsible for management of staff, physicians, and patients for a designated unit. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.


Med / Surg Unit
a. ACLS within 12 months of hire and maintain certification throughout employment.
b. PALS within 12 months of hire and maintain certification throughout employment.
c. One year of experience as a RN in a Med / Surg setting preferred.

1. An RN currently licensed by the State of Texas with experience in appropriate clinical area, min 1 year
2. Current BLS certification upon hire and maintain throughout employment

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Posted: 2020-02-12 Expires: 2020-04-02

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