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Our nurse residency program is ANCC accredited –the highest standard in nurse credentialing. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Practice Transition Accreditation Program® (PTAP) sets the global standard for residency programs that transition registered nurses (RNs) into new practice settings. Using ANCC evidence-based criteria, our program demonstrates a track record for excellence in transitioning new graduate nurses into clinical practice.
In this highly technical, fast-paced, and challenging nursing position, you'll work with multidisciplinary team members to provide the very best care for our patients in a Magnet®- designated hospital. You’ll be at the heart of our patient-centered care, valued for your compassion as you continually strive to improve the patient experience. With clear communication and dedication to building relationships that promote a collaborative environment, you’ll be accountable for your performance and empowered to take initiative for your professional growth — while being engaged and eager to build a winning team.
Your Job Requirements:
• Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; BSN preferred.
• Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support certification
• Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas by beginning of the residency required.
• Residency is open to new graduates or experienced RNs with less than one year experience or seeking to enter acute care for the first time.
The residency program begins on JULY 17, 2023
Residents are required to attend ALL classes and be able to follow the schedule of their assigned preceptors throughout the entire clinical rotation of the residency program. A full-time, 36 hours per week schedule must be maintained throughout the first year of the residency program. Time off requests during the precepted portion of the residency may not be granted.
Methodist Charlton Medical Center is a 301-bed, full-service, teaching hospital that serves the communities of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, and Lancaster in southwestern Dallas County. With a new 40,000-square-foot, $71 million emergency department expansion in progress , our busy, growing hospital features a newly renovated intensive care unit and a Level III Advanced Trauma Center. Among other distinctions, we have been recognized for our interventional cardiology services including cardiac catheterization, electrophysiology, open heart surgery, and STEMI care; stroke care; hip and knee joint replacement services; women and children’s services; and more. Methodist Charlton strives to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve — one that is welcoming of the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the honors we’ve earned:
Level III Advanced Trauma Facility
Grade A Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group®
Accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission for heart attack, heart failure, chest pain, stroke, pneumonia, surgery, perinatal care, and knee and hip joint replacement
Chest Pain – MI Registry™ Platinum Performance Achievement Award by the American Collage of Cardiology for excellence in heart attack care.
Our Care Commitments
Take Care of Patients
Take Care of Each Other
Take Care of Ourselves
Take Care of Methodist