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Registered Nurse

Job Code:  76351
Facility: Hickory Trail Hospital
Location: DESOTO, TX US
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Hickory trail Hospital. The Registered Nurse prescribes coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process that is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care. The Registered Nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit. The Registered Nurse also may assume Charge Nurse Responsibilities as required.


We are currently seeking RN's that are willing and able to work various shifts, days, and times, per diem.

To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including male and female children adolescents and adults as well as dually diagnosed adults. Education Graduate of an accredited nursing program. BSN preferred. Experience One year prior psychiatric experience in mental health nursing preferred. Licensure/Certification Licensure and registration by the Texas  Board of Nursing as a registered nurse or multi-state license as approved by NCSBN. Knowledge Must possess knowledge of general and psychiatric nursing processes therapeutic relationships and processes age specific growth and development limit setting crisis and behavior management and CPR training. Supervision Received Charge Nurse Nurse Supervisor and Director of Nursing Services Supervision Exercised Registered Nurse LPN MHT In absence of these qualifications upon hire must demonstrate ability to learn these concepts and develop these skills within reasonable time frame via the organization's orientation and training program.

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