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Registered Nurse (RN) - Nurse Extern - $28-43 per hour

Company: UT Health East Texas
Location: Whitehouse
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

UT Health East Texas is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) Nurse Extern for a nursing job in Tyler, Texas.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: Nurse Extern
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    OverviewJoin UT Health East Texas as a PRN, VariesnShift, 2022-2023 Nurse Externs! -Why UT Health East Texas?Our People. - -Our people truly are our greatest strength. - They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day. - We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.Our Purpose. -We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.Our Place. Tyler, TX is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas. - With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people. Responsible for performing functions as authorized under the direct supervision of a registered nurse. - In addition, performs basic nursing tasks to include patient care, reporting patient conditions, circumstances, and maintaining equipment and unit cleanliness. - The nurse extern must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. -Conditions: - May be required to work irregular schedules. - Potential exposure to hazard materials/situations to include but not limited to, blood-borne pathogens, ionizing radiation, and communicable diseases. -DUTIES, ACCOUNTABILITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Implements and documents an individualized plan of care which incorporates age specific considerations and includes discharge planning and patient/family teaching.
  • Responsible for performing technical procedures as authorized under the direction of an RN and/or Nurse Manager. - In addition, performs basic nursing assistant responsibilities.
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of the terminology, processes and procedures, regulations relating to the type of patient care provided in the unit/area of employment.
  • Incorporates knowledge while performing the unit-specific technical procedures and job responsibilities of the nurse extern position.
  • Responsible for completing basic Nurse Extern competencies in addition to departmental specific competencies.
  • Collects patient data under the direction of licensed personnel. -
  • Takes ownership of assignments; other duties as assigned or requested.
  • Communicates and listens effectively with internal and external customers; effectively understands instructions and shares knowledge.UT Health East Texas Tyler is proud to offer a nurse extern program for nursing students who have completed their first semester of nursing school.Develop the knowledge and skills essential to safe nursing practice while receiving clinical credit hours and a competitve hourly rate!Come join the UT Health Nursing Leadership team in the UT Caf-- (Dates/Times TBD) to hear more about open nursing extern positions. - Please be prepared to interview for positions of interest. - - ResponsibilitiesEducation:
    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
    • Must be -enrolled -in an accredited nursing program with an anticipated program completion within 24 months from the date hire.
    • Medical Technology; Anatomy and PhysiologyExperience:
      • Must be currently enrolled and in good academic standing in a professional nursingprogramSkills:
        • Ability to maintain accuracy, consistency, and confidentiality, ability to effectively communicate; strong customer service skills.Certification and Licensure:
          • CPRCompliance Requirements
            • Comply with regulatory requirements, guidelines, and policies QualificationsBEHAVIORAL STANDARDS:Service
              • Patient Centered Customer Service: Genuinely care about people.
              • Cultivate a compassionate environment: Changing lives for the better together.Quality
                • Clinical and Operational Excellence: A relentless drive to be the best.
                • Holistic Approach: Think and act for the benefit of the whole.People
                  • Promote a collaborative environment: Build effective working relationships with others.
                  • Identify and Develop Talent: Prepare others to deliver excellence.Financial
                    • Business Acumen: Know, own and drive our business.
                    • Continually Simplify and Improve: Work to make everything as efficient as possible.Growth
                      • Foster Innovation: Seek and apply leading edge solutions.
                      • Set Clear Direction: Tell others where you are going, how to get there and why.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
                        • Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time while completing work on a computer
                        • Ability to lift 10 or more pounds
                        • Ability to move throughout the workplace
                        • May be required to work irregular schedules. -
                        • Potential exposure to hazard materials/situations to include but not limited to, blood-borne pathogens, ionizing radiation, and communicable diseases. -About UT Health East TexasArdent Health Services -prides itself in -quality health care -by -investing in -people, technology, facilities and -communities, to -produce -extraordinary results. - -To date, those investments total more than $1.4 billion since 2001. From newly constructed facilities and expanded services to lifesaving technology and outstanding opportunities for employees, Ardent is committed to providing its hospitals and clinics the tools they need to succeed. -Recapitalized and supported by the financial strength of Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company and leading real estate investment trust, and Equity Group Investments, a private investment firm founded by Sam Zell more than 45 years ago, Ardent is expanding its network and bringing its unique combination of resources and proven management expertise to new communities. - ---- -Ardent includes: 4,718 licensed beds, -More -than 1,000 employed providers, -and -$3 billion in revenues. ---- -Healthcare systems within Ardent include: ---- -BSA Health System -- Amarillo, -Texas - ---- -Seton Medical Center -- Harker Heights, -Texas ---- -Hillcrest Healthcare System - Oklahoma -(8 Hospitals) - Hillcrest Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital South, Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital, Bailey Medical Center, Hillcrest Hospital Cushing, Hillcrest Hospital Claremore, Hillcrest Hospital Henryetta, Hillcrest Hospital Pryor ---- -Lovelace Health System - Albuquerque, New Mexico -(5 Hospitals) - -Lovelace Medical Center, Lovelace UNM Rehabilitation Hospital, Lovelace Women's Hospital, Lovelace Westside Hospital, Lovelace Regional Hospital ---- -UT Health - East Texas -(9 Hospitals): -UT Health, -Tyler, UT Health North Campus -Tyler, UT Health East Texas -Long-Term Acute Care, UT Health East Texas Rehabilitation -Center, UT Health Athens, UT Health Carthage, UT Health Henderson, UT Health Jacksonville, UT Health Pittsburg ---- -Americas Division -- -Hackensack Meridian Health - Mountainside Medical Center (Montclair, New Jersey) and Pascack Valley Medical Center (Westwood, New Jersey) -The University of Kansas Health System, St. Francis -Campus -(Topeka, Kansas) - -Portneuf Medical Center -(Pocatello, Idaho) -Benefits
                          • Dental benefits
                          • Life insurance
                          • Continuing Education
                          • 401k retirement plan
                          • Discount program
                          • Wellness and fitness programs
                          • Employee assistance programs
                          • Medical benefits
                          • Vision benefits

Keywords: UT Health East Texas, Tyler , Registered Nurse (RN) - Nurse Extern - $28-43 per hour, Healthcare , Whitehouse, Texas

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