Rapid Assessment Team RN I

  • Parkland Heath and Hospital System
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Jan 23, 2021

Job Description

Provides complex or clinical specialty area care for assigned patient population in accordance with established protocols and multi-disciplinary plan of care utilizing independent and interdependent interventions to restore stability, prevent complications, and achieve and maintain optimal patient responses through patient centered/patient valued care. Responds to patient's worsening conditions as a member of the Rapid Assessment Team and provides leadership throughout all situations. The goal of the Rapid Assessment Team is to improve patient outcomes by providing a means for rapid and timely intervention of a declining patient. MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS Education: - Must be a graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Experience: - Must have two years of nursing experience in critical care. Equivalent Experience: - May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above. Certification/Registration/Licensure: - Must have current, valid RN license or temporary RN license with the Texas Board of Nursing; or, valid Compact RN license. - Must have current healthcare provider CPR course completion card from one of the following: o American Heart Association o American Red Cross Rescuer o Military Training Network. . - Must have current ACLS certification. Skills or Special Abilities: - Provides care for assigned patient population in accordance with the current State of Texas Nurse Practice Act, established protocols, multi-disciplinary plan of care, and clinical area specific standards. Provides continuous assessment, consults with other team members as required and provides nursing care which demonstrates patient centered/patient valued care. Exercises independent judgment in providing nursing care and takes initiative in recommending changes to care plan. - Must have effective verbal and written communication skills in working with physicians, nursing and ancillary healthcare team members. Must demonstrate knowledge of Parkland policies and procedures, nursing standards of practice and be capable of staff leadership. - Must be able to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills and possess good oral and written communication skills. - Must be able to prepare and conduct in-service educational programs. - Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors and be capable of handling complex or clinical specialty care, and initiate changes utilizing independent judgment with minimum supervision. - As applicable, will be required to demonstrate acceptable knowledge of nursing standards of care for specialty unique critical care area. Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. Nearest Major Market: Dallas Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth Job Segment: Nursing, Patient Care, Medical, Registered Nurse, Healthcare Administration, Healthcare