RN Renal Transplant Acute Care Job

Subspecialty: Medical ICU

Posted: 4/29/2019

Company: Baylor Scott & White Health - Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nationís exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, itís accepting a calling!

Location: Temple, TX

Description: RN Renal Transplant Acute Care Job
Why STC-3? (Renal/Transplant)

Patients accepted on STC-3 are complex with multiple cognitive, emotional and physical needs as they attempt to live with new and acute conditions such as surgery or pneumonia, newly diagnosed or longstanding chronic conditions such as CHF, End Stage Renal Disease with or without dialysis, CF, pulmonary hypertensions and radioactive implant patients among others. All Kidney, Pancreas transplants as well as urological surgery patients reside on this floor. STC-3 is also ďback upĒ for the certified stroke unit, as well as accepting over flow of Med Surg patients from other units.

Voted one of the nations top transplant teams

Skills unique to STC-3:

Special Skills include peritoneal dialysis ( done bedside), Epidural and PCA pain management. CBI, PICC lines, IVADS, Hemodialysis catheter access, NIHSS stroke scale. STC-3 has the only lead lined rooms in the facility, STC-3 nurses are the only Med Surg nurses that access hemodialysis fistulas.

∑ Only floor that handles Kidney and Pancreas transplants

∑ Called to help ICU with fistulas

Requirements of the Ideal Candidate:

∑ Graduate of RN School of Nursing

∑ ADN required; BSN preferred

∑ Must be licensed to practice professional nursing by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas

∑ Minimum 18 Months of RN experience, Acute Care or Hospital setting preferred

∑ Basic Life Support (BLS) Required.

∑ Functions competently and effectively under pressure and emergency situations

$8,000 sign-on bonus offered to qualified selected candidates! When you join Baylor Scott & White Health, youíre joining a health care system that spans 49 hospitals and more than 800 patient care sites.

Position type: Full-time

- Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required

- RN license required

- Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required

Note: If you have less than 6 months of experience, we recommend that you apply to our nursing internship program. Internships are available for new graduates and experienced nurses in a variety of specialties. New classes begin in January, June, and September.

How to Apply: https://bswhealth.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=19005553&lang=en&src=JB-10080

Website: https://jobs.bswhealth.com

E-mail: joel.aleman@bswhealth.org