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Observation RN - DOU - Direct Observation Unit

Company: CHI Saint Joseph Health
Location: Bryan
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Observation RNOverview

As an ER Nurse at on our 26-bed unit at St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital in Bryan, Texas, you'll be the first touchpoint to the people in our community during health emergencies.

No two days in emergency nursing are ever the same. You're a multitasker who can react quickly as you'll prioritize patients based on their medical necessity while you're providing emergency triage to others. As part of our ER team, you'll partner with an experienced clinical team to deliver stabilizing care to our patients by performing IV starts, foley catheter insertions, or aiding providers with chest tube insertions.

To thrive as an ER nurse, you should exhibit teamwork, professionalism, critical thinking skills, and a willingness to take on additional projects such as patient experience initiatives. More than anything, you should be energetic and motivated to provide quality care to all of our patients, maintaining their dignity at every step.

About Us:

St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital is a 220-bed non-profit facility providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Bryan, Texas. As a level II trauma center, we are the highest-level major trauma center in the Brazos Valley.

We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 139 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states, making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents.

If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.


* Use emergency triage protocol to intake, discharge or admit patients.
* Deliver stabilizing care to emergency patients of all ages as part of the larger ER team, adapting care to changes in patient's condition as needed.
* Use knowledge of cultural differences to provide patient care that is sensitive to and consistent with cultural values, beliefs, and customs. Document the nursing care plan and changes in the patient's condition.
* Engage in other activities that will benefit patient outcomes, such as patient experience initiatives, mentoring, etc.

We are offering a $20,000 Sign-On Bonus in addition to relocation to new hires who meet the eligibility requirements.


* Associates Degree in Nursing In Nursing
* One (1) Year of Nursing Experience preferred
* Active Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in Texas
* Basic Life Support (BLS)
* Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred

While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!

Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph Health, Bryan , Observation RN - DOU - Direct Observation Unit, Healthcare , Bryan, Texas

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