Texas Health Resources Nurse Practitioner Prn Heart Hospital Arlington in Arlington, Texas
Why Texas Health Resources?
Our facilities are located across the greater Dallas – Ft. Worth area with a centrally located corporate office in Arlington, TX. We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the US that has the resources to offer a variety of career growth and professional development opportunities with equally remarkable benefits. Join our award-winning Texas Health family and contribute to our mission “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”. A few recent accomplishments we achieved include:
• 2015, 2016 and 2017 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®”
• 2015 “Healthiest Employer in North Texas” by Dallas Business Journal and 2015 Fortune “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials”
• Ranked #1 on the Fortune’s 2015 and 2016 “20 Best Workplaces in Health Care” and #2 on the nation's 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity for 2015 by Great Place to Work®
• 2015 and 2016 Platinum-level recognition from the American Heart Association (AHA) for being a “Fit-Friendly Worksite”
• 2015 Great Place to Work® and Fortune list of “50 Best Workplaces for Camaraderie”
• 2016 Becker's Healthcare’s "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare"
• Named by Hospital & Health Networks magazine as one of the nation’s 2016 “Most Wired” health care systems for the 16th time in 18 years
• Ranked #1 on 2016 “100 Best Workplaces for Women list” by Great Place to Work®
• Platinum-level recognition in the 2016 Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles® awards, sponsored by the National Business Group on Health (eighth year to appear on the list but is our first time to receive the Platinum award)
• Stage 7 Revalidation Texas Health Resources recently earned revalidation recognition for the premier award for electronic health record (EHR) adoption
Texas Health Heart Hospital, located at Texas Health Arlington Memorial, has a PRN opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to support care outside the operating room. The NP works under the direction of the surgeon or cardiologist, and duties consist of pre and post-operative care of the cardiology and/or cardiothoracic surgical patient. The NP is expected to perform clinical tasks on the unit. The NP will discharge patients when appropriate.
Bachelor's Degree Graduate of an accredited
nursing program and Master's Degree Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner program required.
Graduate of an accredited advanced nurse practitioner program.
Current Texas Registered Nurse, Advanced Practice Nurse upon hire and BCLS within 30 days of hire. ACLS within 30 days of hire preferred.
2 years of Nurse Practitioner experience preferred
Strong verbal and written skills, a high degree of confidentiality, positive interpersonal skills, and ability to function in a fast-paced environment.
Monday - Friday, some weekends
7a - 3:00 pm but varied hours
Assessment/ Plan of Care/ Technical Skill:
• Utilizes principles and skills in communication and interviewing techniques in obtaining a comprehensive health
history to formulate a plan of care and make decisions for appropriate therapeutic interventions
• Uses principles and skills in advanced health assessment for differentiating normal and abnormal findings
• Synthesizes knowledge of physiology, pathophysiology, culture, and socioeconomics to access, evaluate, and
provide therapeutic interventions to patients
• Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team to improve care processes in order to promote continuity of care
• Initiates actions to meet patients/families’ needs
• Takes actions to reduce patients risks
• Performs specialty specific technical procedures safely and proficiently
• Produces documentation that initiates, follows, and revises patients' plan of care
• Focuses on adherence to clinical pathways, protocols, and policies to ensure high reliability of clinical program
• Promotes population health through the evaluation of care delivery models as they pertain to community,
environmental, cultural and socio-economical dimensions of health.
Continuous Quality Improvement:
• Utilizes evidenced based practice
• Demonstrates contribution to unit based programs and research strategies to monitor and continuously improve
the quality of patient care
• Assist in the identification of ineffective and costly processes and take actions to improve those processes
• Works in partnerships with peers and other disciplines
• Actively participates in formal and informal teaching and evaluation to strengthen clinical competence of self and
• Flexible with scheduling to meet the department and patient needs
• Adapts to changes in workload assignments to meet changing needs of the individuals, patient, or the unit
• Accepts other duties as assigned
• Identifies realistic and measurable annual goals for advanced professional nursing development
• Serves as patient advocate
• Complies with THR Human Resource Policies: Attendance, Dress Code
• Works with unit leaders and hospital leadership to meet compliance and business needs
• Recognizes and communicates ethical and legal concerns through established channels of communications
Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed, full-service medical center, has been serving Arlington and surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include emergency medicine, cardiac care, neurosciences, women’s care, orthopedics and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and a Commission on Cancer® accredited facility, with over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.