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Staff - registered nurse (rn) - micu - medical intensive care unit - $29-43 per hour

Company: Northwest Texas Healthcare System
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) MICU - Medical Intensive Care Unit for a nursing job in AMARILLO, Texas. Job Description & Requirements Specialty: MICU - Medical Intensive Care Unit Discipline: RN Start Date: ASAP Duration: Ongoing 36 hours per week Shift: 12 hours Employment Type: Staff Responsibilities Northwest Texas Healthcare System 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. A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values. Visit us online at: 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. PROVISION OF SERVICES/CARE STANDARDS 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. Assess risks to patient safety and implement the appropriate precautions. Complies with appropriate and approved standards, as outlined by the organization and accrediting agencies. Complies 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. WHAT DO OUR CURRENT NURSES VALUE AT NWTHS? An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most rewarding aspects of working as a Registered Nurse (RN) is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most vulnerable times. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in your career. There are very robust continuing education options and opportunities for leadership development as a Registered Nurse (RN) with UHS. Supportive and responsive leadership. Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. BENEFIT HIGHLIGHTS: Challenging and rewarding work environment Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan Generous Paid Time Off Free Basic Life Insurance About Universal Health Services One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Qualifications E D UCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES / REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s). BLS from the American Heart Association (or obtained during orientation) and maintain certification throughout employment Current state nursing license or permit to practice nursing in the State of Texas. De-escalation training within 90 days of hire; does not require maintainin Ongoing compliance with demonstration of clinically pertinent competencies as determined by the facility. ACCS: Prefer one year full time or three years part time experience in acute care setting. CCRN, TNCC and Cardiovascular certification preferred for specialty units. 100% score on medication test - employee will have two chances to pass exam with remediation material available. ACLS completion within three (3) months after hire or promotion. Must pass EKG, Blood Gas Analysis and BKAT exam with a score of 85% upon completion of didactic/computer orientation program - employee will have two chances to pass exams with remediation material available. Satisfactory return demonstration of competencies required for critical care specific processes and equipment. ***Employment is dependent on passing above exams and competencies.*** ***Experienced critical care nurses ma Northwest Texas Healthcare System Job ID #223202-en-us. Posted job title: RN / Registered Nurse / MICU / FT / Nights About Northwest Texas Healthcare System Northwest Texas Healthcare System in Amarillo, Texas, a 495-bed acute care facility and medical center, has been providing high quality medical care to the residents of Northwest Texas since 1924. As a designated tertiary care academic institution, the hospital provides patients with advanced technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions. We are well known nationally for our heart, emergency, stroke and children's care. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services Regulatory Licensing Unit; we are also a Joint-Commission-certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. Emergency The Texas Department of State Health Services has designated Northwest Texas Healthcare System as the Lead Trauma Facility for the top 26 counties within the Texas Panhandle. As an Advanced Level III Trauma facility , the Northwest Texas Healthcare emergency department cares for more than 64,000 patients each year. Our emergency services have expanded to three locations to receive care: Northwest Emergency , Northwest Emergency at Town Square and Northwest Emergency at Georgia. Heart Hospital Northwest Texas Healthcare System is well known for its exceptional cardiac care through its Heart Hospital. Our accredited Chest Pain Center offers rapid, round-the-clock, evidence-based treatment of heart attack and suspected heart attack. The center is accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, an institute of the American College of Cardiology. To receive accreditation, a center must show that it combines evidence-based science, quality initiatives, clinical guidelines and best practices to produce an effective care model for heart attack and suspected heart attack. Pediatrics Northwest Children's Hospital of Northwest Texas Healthcare System offers more than 40 pediatric subspecialties and serves as the Texas Panhandle's primary healthcare provider for children. Our general pediatrics unit is widely respected for its progressive medical services and advanced technology. Benefits Medical benefits Dental benefits Vision benefits

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