Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital invites you to join a host of multiskilled, compassionate professionals who thrive in a culture that fosters a sense of responsibility and initiative when it comes to the care and well-being of its patients.
Our mission is to operate an integrated heart and vascular healthcare delivery system. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing, the Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital exists to serve the Dallas Metroplex and beyond by offering a continuum of quality service dedicated to quality care, patient safety, medical education, research, and community service.
Magnet® recognition was received for the third consecutive time; a testament to the continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® distinguished healthcare organizations that meet rigorous standards for nursing excellence and this credential is the highest national honor for professional nursing practice.
If you have the following experience or background, our hospital may be the place for you.
Heart and vascular specialty care
Post anesthesia care unit
Electrophysiology / pacemaker
Registered invasive cardiovascular specialists
Registered echo and vascular sonographers
Registered respiratory therapists
Certified scrub technologists
Patient care technicians
Certified sterile processing technicians
Cardiovascular Essentials Internship
This eight- to 10-week program offers classroom learning as well as clinical experience with a preceptor to give the telemetry nurse the knowledge needed to work in a cardiac telemetry area. Content includes basic EKG interpretation, cardiac anatomy and physiology, use of emergency drugs, emergency protocols, ABG interpretation and management, lab interpretation, interventional cardiovascular procedures, acute stroke, myocardial infarctions, heart failure, and pacemakers. Internships begin in January and June.
Critical Care Essentials Internship
The program will be offered twice a year on an "as-needed" basis. Content includes EKG interpretation; use of emergency drugs; emergency protocols; ABG interpretation and management; hemodynamic monitoring, including arterial, CVP, pulmonary artery, and cardiac output monitoring; mechanical ventilation management; lab interpretations; and medical ethics. Internship begins in June and September.
Operating Room Internship
This 16- to 20-week perioperative internship, based on AORN standards, will include classroom, computer-based activities, and clinical experiences. Nurses will acquire the professional nursing knowledge and skills necessary to promote safe passage and optimize outcomes of patients undergoing operative or other invasive procedures in the surgical setting. Internships begin in January and June.
Corporate Relocation Services
If you live outside of the Dallas Metroplex and are interested in working for Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital, we offer Corporate Relocation services. These services help new residents find an apartment and information from the Dallas Chamber of Commerce, so you can learn more about the Dallas Metroplex.
We at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital have created a high-performance environment where we seek to achieve quality clinical care and create a compassionate, patient-friendly environment. We also seek to create an environment in which our team members reach their professional goals to learn and grow, where we are part of the community in which we work, and where we are recognized for providing quality patient care. We challenge our team members to meet or exceed stringent standards of clinical care and customer service. We provide the tools and the support necessary to achieve them. When our team members reach a goal, or perform in a way that deserves recognition, we acknowledge it. Learn more about why Baylor Scott & White Health has been awarded Best Workplaces in Healthcare.
Quality & Outcomes
We take a true team approach to patient care, which stresses putting the patient above all else. We make sure everyone involved understands his or her role in patient care. We hold ourselves to high standards in clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction and employee satisfaction, and we are among the highest ranked healthcare institutions. We communicate our results with team members at quarterly all-employee meetings, which enables team members to gauge progress, as well as promote transparency.
From innovative technologies to dynamic ways to grow your career, we offer exciting career opportunities in heart and vascular health. Professional growth and cross training are essential to being exceptional caregivers. We support your continued growth through our program offerings, including:
Cardiovascular, Critical Care and Operating Room training
Onsite BLS and ACLS-certification for RNs as part of their specialty courses
Achieving Synergy in Practice through Impact, Relationships, and Evidence (ASPIRE) Program
Baylor Scott & White Health nurses can advance their careers in our ASPIRE program. ASPIRE empowers our nurses to continue to develop expertise in caring for specific patient populations in a track of their choice. The program recognizes the influence nursing actions have on clinical and patient outcomes. This voluntary program is for staff RNs at the bedside.
Nurses earn a cash bonus ($2,000 to $5,000, depending on the level achieved) after successfully completing the program.
Access to free continuing education
Online Career Center and Talent Planning
Various CEU-providing learning opportunities
Professional charge nurse and clinical coaching classes
Multidisciplinary shared governance councils
Center for Nursing Education and Research, which provides resources to conduct nursing research as well as an RN skills lab
Hospital leadership believed in the Shared Governance model which empowers employees to have a voice and become engaged in decision-making opportunities within the hospital. This model is grounded in a framework of partnership, equity, accountability and ownership. Shared Governance has been proven to create an environment conducive for patient-centered care and improved patient safety with the use of evidence-based clinical practice.
The councils include:
Clinical Practice Council
Professional Development Council
STARRS – Service, Training, Accountability, Recruitment, Retention and Satisfaction
BRAIN (Bridging Research and Innovation) Research Council
Patient Experience Council
Patient Education Council
Electronic Health Record Council
We also strongly believe in commitment to our community. We offer free screenings and health education courses designed to help prevent heart disease and raise public awareness. We are actively involved in community service initiatives throughout the Metroplex.
We offer individual recognition, such as the Service Excellence Award for outstanding service. Service excellence is about "performing with purpose, doing worthwhile work and making a difference."
Baylor Scott & White is committed to putting our patients first. We work as a team to provide a great work environment of personal and professional support to each other, as well as those who come to us.
Patients expect our professional expertise and competence. Healthcare is also very personal to our patients. Each day they give us opportunities to touch their lives through kindness and compassion and to make empathetic connections. Each communication with them or their families is representative of Baylor Scott & White's commitment to service, quality, and safety.
Service Excellence is found in employees who look for opportunities to make the hospital visit or stay "easier" and more pleasant for everyone who comes to Baylor Scott & White, whether in the big or little details. Even one person can make a difference.
Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital prides itself on attracting highly qualified healthcare professionals. To us, it is important that all staff be satisfied and pleased with the work environment that we have created so it may be translated to better care and outcomes for our patients. Each year we survey our staff members to gauge their level of satisfaction and identify opportunities for improvement.
For several years, the nursing team has ranked in the 90th percentile of job enjoyment score, as indicated by the National Database Nursing Quality Indicators.
Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital is a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment where together we rise above challenges and develop guidelines to see that our hospital runs efficiently and that patients receive quality care. We identify those areas that may have shortcomings and collaborate to find solutions to make our environment a better place to work and care for patients.
The care team is far more than our nurses and the doctors on our medical staff. Additional staff members include administrative and support staff, environmental and nutrition services staff, among others. Our staff initiatives include ensuring that staff members clearly understand their job objectives, understand the way their role contributes to the hospital and have the training and education that they need to perform their jobs. The leadership team meets with all staff members quarterly to update them about the hospital's new initiatives, the growth of the hospital, and the steps we are taking to improve the care we give at the patient's bedside.