RN, Registered Nurse - Observation Care Center
CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances
Registered Nurse (RN)
TMFHS TYR Mother Frances Hosp-38000
800 E. Dawson
Tyler, TX 75701
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The Observation Care Center is a fast paced, 19 bed, 23 hour outpatient center. Patients are primarily those with minimal co-morbidities, and specific problems needing short term care to determine if they would benefit from further treatment as a hospital inpatient or if they are able to be discharged from the hospital. The department is open 24/7 and is made up of RNs, PCAs and Unit Secretaries. The OCC care-team works closely with physicians to constantly evaluate the status of patients to make determinations about their care. The OCC is also home to the SWAT team. This group of high performers travels throughout the hospital assisting with admissions and discharges, rapid responses, various types of codes (STEMI, Stroke, Sepsis) and TMFHSs own Code Maroon.
- Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Minimum requirement is an Associate Degree in Nursing; Bachelor's degree is preferred.
- Must be licensed as Registered Nurse with the State of Texas
- CPR Certification through the American Heart Associate or American Red Cross * ACLS and/or other certifications may be required from some areas
- 6 months hospital bedside nursing experience required