Jun 20, 2024

RN Fellow (October 2024) - Post Partum

  • Methodist Health System
  • Dallas, TX, USA
Full time Nurse

Job Description

JR1000018900

Hours of Work :

12

Days Of Week :

3

Work Shift :

12X3 Night (United States of America)

Job Description :

Job Description

Job Family: Nursing

Job Title: STAFF NURSE FELLOW xxxxx-0618

Job Summary

Category B: Employee with patient care impact. FLSA: Non-exempt

Job Purpose: Registered nurse renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients. Provides direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards of care.

Supports the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of Methodist Health System.

Age Specific Care Considerations

Adults: 18+ years - 35 years

Adults: 35+ years - 65 years

Adults: 65+ years

Children D: 12+ years - 18 years

Education

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

Licenses and/or Certifications (Required and Preferred)

Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of Texas.- REQUIRED

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. - REQUIRED

Related Work Experience and Other Skills

Knowledgeable about hospital policies, procedures, and nursing care standards and utilizes these when providing nursing care.

Work Experience: Minimum one year experience as RN in any specialty area

Works with confidential material.

Department Specific Competencies (Clinical Only)

Job Roles

STAFF NURSE FELLOW xxxxx-0818

Adheres to the general hospital standards to promote a cooperative work environment

by utilizing communication skills, interpersonal relationships and team building. -

Assumes responsibility for the nursing components of the patient/family/significant

other educational process. -

Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients, and family members and evaluates understanding of informational manner. -

Creates and maintains a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, self, co-

workers, and facility. -

Ensures complete, accurate, and timely written communication of patient information. -

Provides a therapeutic environment through safe, accurate, and timely medication and

IV administration. -

Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth

and development. -

Utilizes the nursing process to ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the

episode of care. -

z-Other duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL FACTORS % of time:

Standing Stationary - 20%

Standing/Moving About - 60%

Sitting - 15%

Climbing - 2%

Bending (stooping/crouching) - 20%

Kneeling - 2%

Crawling - 1%

Reaching - 30%

Handling - 90%

Talking - 90%

Driving -

Smelling - 15%

CARRYING % of time:

Up to 10 lbs. - 50%

10 – 20 lbs. - 30%

20 – 50 lbs. - 10-30%

50 – 100 lbs. - 10%

100+ lbs. -

Job Description Addendums

Nurse Fellows will be required to sign a Nurse Fellowship Program commitment which details the expectations for the residency program.

All Staff Nurse Fellows are required to submit to Human Resources a current Texas Registered Nurse license prior to the deadline for attending orientation.

All Staff Nurse Fellows are required to submit to Human Resources a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS card before the deadline to attend orientation.

All Staff Nurse Fellows will complete the ACLS certification class during the fellowship. You must submit to Human Resources a copy of the current ACLS card upon completion of the class.

Staff Nurse Fellows in the Emergency Department and the Surgical Services (OR) department will complete the PALS certification class during the fellowship. You must submit to Human Resources a copy of the current PALS card upon completion of the class.

Staff Nurse Fellows in the Emergency Department will complete the TNCC (Trauma) class during the first 12 months from date residency begins. You must submit to Human Resources a copy of the current TNCC card upon completion of the class.

Staff Nurse Fellows in the Maternal Child Nursing (MCN) will complete the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) during the fellowship. You must submit to Human Resources a copy of the current NRP card upon completion of the class.

Upon completion of the residency program you must come to Human Resources to sign a Staff Nurse job description and get your photo ID badge changed to a Registered Nurse badge.

Throughout your career as a Registered Nurse with Methodist Health System you must submit to Human Resources a current copy of all required license and certifications prior to the expiration date of each license/certification.

Methodist Dallas Medical Center is one of North Texas’ best places to work. And it keeps getting better. The flagship hospital of Methodist Health System, Methodist Dallas is a 595-bed acute care teaching and referral hospital. It is home to the only adult Level I Trauma Center in southern Dallas, the first and only Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in southern Dallas, and the newly renovated Linda and Mitch Hart Breast Center. Celebrating more than 90 years of service, we strive to have a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve and welcomes the skills and talents of all groups. Our reputation as an award-winning employer shows in the distinctions we’ve earned:

  • Magnet®-designated hospital
  • 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Review, 2023
  • Top 10 Military Friendly® Employer, Gold Designation, 2023
  • Top 10 Military Spouse Friendly® Employer, 2023
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Liver, kidney, and pancreas transplantation programs