Registered Nurse For South Texas Health System

Universal Health Services Mcallen , TX 78501

Posted 2 days ago

South Texas Health System (STHS) is a network of six acute care hospitals and one behavioral health hospital that together provide care for patients throughout South Texas. The hospitals are accredited by The Joint Commission and offer a comprehensive range of healthcare services including cardiovascular, maternity and women's health, neuroscience, emergency and surgical care, along with specialty programs in transplant, stroke, chest pain, asthma, pediatrics, diabetes, wound care, bariatrics and rehabilitation.

Our hospitals include: McAllen Medical Center, McAllen Heart Hospital, Edinburg Regional Medical Center, Edinburg Children's Hospital, Edinburg Regional Rehab Center, South Texas Behavioral Health Center and Cornerstone Regional Hospital. Located in the Rio Grande Valley insouth Texas specifically the McAllen/Edinburg/Mission Area, which is one of the fastest metros in Texas and part of one of the fastest growing MSA's in the US.

This region offers tangible benefits to its residents including a strong job market, highly rated school districts, cultural diversity, diverse shopping and dining, and one of lowest costs of living in the nation. South Texas Health System is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees.

The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion. South Texas Health System is looking for a seasoned / dynamic Registered Nurse POSITION SUMMARY:The RN is responsible for managing patients admitted or being seen for medical conditions or surgical procedures; performs the primary function of a professional nurse leader in assessing, planning, guiding, and evaluating nursing care provided to patients.Assessments related to specific conditions, therapies and interventions are required. The RN shall oversee and guide nursing employees that are under their supervision.Responsible for interaction with hospital staff and/or ancillary departments regarding patient care, concerns, and conflicts with identification and assistance in resolutions.May be occasions when it will be necessary to work weekends, holidays, evenings, nights, overtime, and/or on-call/call-back status.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prefer one year full time or three years part time experience in acute care setting.

  • Must demonstrate commitment and adherence to STHS's Compliance Program and Code of Conduct through compliance with all policies and procedures, the Code of Conduct, attendance at required training and immediately reporting suspected compliance issue(s) to the Compliance Officer.

EDUCATION / LICENSURE:

  • Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Texas, or part of a compact state license, or has a valid temporary RN license for the State of Texas while waiting to receive the permanent license. BSN preferred.

  • Effective January 6, 2012, must possess an Associate Degree, Baccalaureate Degree or Diploma from a School of Nursing or University.New graduate RN's in possession of a permit to practice in the State of Texas may provide documentation from their RN program validating their completion of nursing program requirements.

  • Must have and maintain BLS

  • Must have and maintain current certifications, according to unit specific needs. Certification must be in accordance with the curriculum of the AHA, for Healthcare Provider's Program (for any and all certifications applicable through the AHA program) please check all that apply:

X

BCLS/CPR

Must be current upon hire and thereafter

X

ACLS

If required in unit, nurse with a year or less of experience - obtain within 12 months of hire, unless in Labor and Delivery or Post-Partum where RN must obtain within six months of hire;

nurse with over a year of experience - obtain within 6 months of hire;

or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times

X

PALS

or

ENPC

If required in unit, nurse with a year or less of experience - obtain within 12 months of hire;

nurse with over a year of experience - obtain within 6 months of hire;

or if hired with a current certification must keep current at all times



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