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Company: South Texas Health System
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Responsibilities 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. The RN 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. 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, and/or on-call/call-back status. Demonstrates Service Excellence standards at all times. Qualifications 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:
  • XBCLS/CPRMust be current upon hire and thereafter XACLSIf 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 EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.---- ---- ---- ----
    The South Texas Health System is an integrated system of care comprised of six unique facilities, six freestanding emergency departments, multiple physician practices and a broad variety of outpatient services located in the Texas Rio Grande Valley.
    STHS is a regional multi-hospital system that has earned a reputation for excellence in providing quality healthcare to people of the Rio Grande Valley. STHS offers a comprehensive array of medical services, including cardiovascular, maternity and women's health, emergency, and surgical care, along with specialty programs in chest pain, pediatrics, diabetes, wound care, bariatric surgery, orthopedics, neurosurgery, rehabilitation, and behavioral health services.
    South Texas Health System has compiled a distinguished list of firsts:
    ----------------First to offer private behavioral health inpatient treatment in the Rio Grande Valley
    ----------------First neonatal surgery center in the Valley
    ----------------First designated Level III Trauma Center in Hidalgo County
    ----------------First and only freestanding hospital for children in the Rio Grande Valley
    Air ambulance services are stationed at South Texas Health System McAllen. South Texas Air Med is the largest independently owned air medical provider in the United States. STHS McAllen, STHS Heart, STHS Edinburg and STHS Children's are equipped with helipads.
    If you are looking to build a rewarding career, don't miss out on the opportunity to work with the South Texas Health System. Your passion, inspiration and talents are invaluable to us and our mission to serve others. Our facilities can provide a place for you to thrive and continue your professional development.
    Along with a competitive salary and great benefits package, South Texas Health System provides professional development opportunities as well as incentives and sign-on bonuses for qualified applicants.
    Employee Benefits
    South Texas Health System offers healthcare, life insurance and disability benefits to help meet the needs of employees and their families. As our employee, you may be eligible to choose from a comprehensive list of benefits and select those that best meet the needs of you and your family. Among the benefits available to eligible employees are:--- Medical--- Dental--- Vision--- Insurance and income protection--- Retirement and savings--- Flexible Spending Accounts

Keywords: South Texas Health System, McAllen , RN-STHS MCALLEN-FULL-TIME-MED SURG-DAYS-7A-7P, Healthcare , Mcallen, Texas

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