Staff - Registered Nurse (RN) - Long Term Acute Care - $35-55 per hour
Company: Baylor Scott & White Health
Posted on: May 22, 2023
Baylor Scott & White Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN)
Long Term Acute Care for a nursing job in Temple, Texas.
Job Description & Requirements
- Specialty: Long Term Acute Care
- Discipline: RN
- Start Date: ASAP
- Duration: Ongoing
- 36 hours per week
- Shift: 12 hours, nights
- Employment Type: Permanent Join BSWH Continuing Care Hospital
as a Registered Nurse and be part of something better! The city in
the nation for Nursing opportunities and advancement!
$10k sign-on bonus offered to qualified candidates
Schedule: Full Time - Nights - 36 hours per week
Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple is a 48-bed,
highly advanced medical facility offering private treatment rooms
and 24-hour access to a team of physicians located in Temple,
Our modern, patient-focused facility delivers comprehensive
therapies for patients requiring extended hospital stays. Rather
than chronic care, the Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care
Hospital provides acute care, which involves active but short-term
treatment following a severe medical condition or during recovery
from surgery. It is also home to our skilled nursing facility.
Long Term Acute Care Opportunities
Patients cared for are critically ill with complex conditions. Many
of these patients depend on technology such as ventilators, special
monitors or dialysis. The average length of stay is 25 days.
Baylor Scott & White Health's tradition of comprehensive,
multispecialty care extends to the Baylor Scott & White Continuing
Care Hospital in Temple. Our team, which includes physicians,
nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists and specialists in
physical, occupational and speech therapy, utilizes its skills and
experience to individualize care for our long-term patients.
We treat patients with conditions such as:
- Ventilator weaning
- Pulmonary disease
- Cardiopulmonary disorders
- Complex wound care
- Neuromuscular diseases
- Gastrointestinal diseases (difficulty eating/swallowing)
- Post-operative complications (infection, stroke, bleeding)
- Renal disease, including dialysis
- Medically-complex patients
- Post-trauma care "CCH is like a small family. Staff and
inter-disciplinary teams know and care for each other. We work hard
but have fun at the same time. Every decision made is in the best
interest of staff and the patients."
-Manager of CCH
Baylor Scott & White Health Registered Nurses Enjoy
- Competitive pay including an RN Bonus Program rewarding nurses
for providing exceptional care and improving patient outcomes.
- Attractive Relocation Assistance for full-time candidates.
- Excellent benefits including a generous 401(k) program with
company match, vacation and paid time off (PTO), tuition
assistance, immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
and wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy. (Note:
benefits may vary based on position type and/or level).
- A strong shared governance model featuring unit-based councils
that empower nurses and improve patient outcomes.
- Access to more than 4,000 hours of online continuing education
for professional development.
- A strong system Nurse Practice Council that uses autonomy,
authority and accountability in collaboration with transformational
nursing leadership to drive nursing practice throughout Baylor
Scott & White Health.
- A spirit of inquiry and innovation that promotes Evidence-based
practice, research and innovations in nursing practice.
- A healthy work environment and culture of safety using
inter-professional collaboration and professional competencies to
meet the needs of patients to provide safe passage and quality
outcomes at every encounter. Why Baylor Scott & White Health
At Baylor Scott & White Health, we empower each other to create
healthier communities and deliver safe and high-quality care across
the state of Texas. With more than 52 hospitals, 800 access points,
a quality health plan and an award-winning research institute,
you'll enjoy endless opportunities to make your mark on the future
of healthcare. At Baylor Scott and White Health, you'll be joining
a team that's committed to better. Because better never settles.
And neither should you.
As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas and one of
the largest in the United States, Baylor Scott & White Health has
the resources to offer a variety of career opportunities to meet
your personal and professional goals.
The Baylor Scott & White Health nursing team challenges each other
to innovate, to constantly raise the bar and to never settle. Every
day, our diverse group of team members bring unique talents, a
passion for innovation and a deep Commitment to those we serve.
Baylor Scott & White Health is the most awarded system in Texas,
and a Certified Great Place to Work! Consider a career move to the
Continuing Care Hospital and join our exceptional nursing team
committed to something better.
The Registered Nurse (RN) is a licensed professional who uses the
BSWH nursing professional practice model to coordinate patient care
delivery by the health care team. Using the nursing process, the RN
assesses the patient, identifies nursing diagnoses based on
responses to health problems, develops and implements an
individualized plan of care, and evaluates the patient's response.
The RN promotes safe passage for their patients by using knowledge
of patient needs and the healthcare environment to assist patients
to transition through the healthcare encounter without any
preventable complications or delays. The RN delegates interventions
to health care personnel based on the Texas Nursing Practice Act,
each patient's condition and the competencies of the employee.
RN job is to be used for RNs in hospital inpatient and outpatient
departments with 24X7 staffing which include those departments with
on-call staffing on the off shifts. Examples of hospital inpatient
and outpatient procedural areas: GI Lab, Pain Management, Dialysis,
Infusion Centers and IV Services.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
- Clinical Judgment: Using clinical reasoning, conducts accurate
clinical assessments according to practice standards. Identifies
and prioritizes patient and family needs. Develops, implements and
evaluates the nursing plan of care. Modifies plan to meet clinical
- Clinical Inquiry: Systematically evaluates the quality and
effectiveness of nursing practice, including, but not limited to,
nursing delicate indicators. Helps evidence-based practice changes
through research utilization and experiential learning.
Participates in quality/performance improvement initiatives.
- Caring Practices: Creates an attentive, helpful, safe and
therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff. Develops
therapeutic relationships with patient and family and maintains
appropriate boundaries. Manages both fervid and physical pain with
the aim of promoting relief and healing and preventing unnecessary
- Response to Diversity: Recognizes, appreciates and incorporates
a patient's and family's unique differences, such as culture,
spiritual beliefs, gender, race, ethnicity, lifestyle,
socioeconomic status, age, and values, into an individualized plan
- Advocacy and Moral Agency: Preserves and protects the
confidentiality, autonomy, dignity and rights of patient and family
and represents their concerns. Creates an individualized plan that
accurately reflects patient and family values and goals. Identifies
and helps resolve ethical and clinical concerns.
- Facilitation of Learning: Facilitates learning for patients and
families, nursing staff, other members of the health care team and
community; integrating appropriate education throughout the
continuum of care to help them participate and/or make informed
conclusions about their health care and treatments, including
health promotion and disease prevention. Assesses and documents
learning needs and outcomes.
- Partnership: Works collaboratively and interdependently with
colleagues and community to develop and implement an integrated
plan of care. Open and delicate to all team members' unique
contributions. Delegates tasks and care to appropriate staff and
ensures timely follow-up.
- Systems Thinking: Uses strategies and available resources for
problem-solving for patients, family and staff. Recognizes that
resources are limited and considers factors related to safety,
effectiveness and efficiency in planning and delivering patient
- Professionalism: Improves nursing practice and the work
environment through participating in mutual governance and
conclusion-making processes and meaningfully recognizing the
contributions of others. Participates in the staffing process from
education and planning to evaluation. Identifies personal goals and
fulfills to ongoing professional growth through continuing
education, networking with professional colleagues, membership and
involvement in professional nursing organizations, self-study,
professional reading, certification and seeking advanced degrees.
Contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues
and others. Demonstrates commitment to community service. KEY
- Knowledge and expertise of nursing and patient care standards
- Knowledge of laws . click apply for full job details
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