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Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David's HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital and one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department; an advanced Executive Wellness Program; six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs; three catheterization labs; and electrophysiology services. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world. Heart Hospital of Austin has been named a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital in the nation by IBM Watson Health for 12 years. Additionally, for four consecutive years, Healthgrades has awarded St. David's Medical Center (which includes Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David's Georgetown Hospital) the America's 100 Best Hospitals Award
Heart Hospital of Austin, a campus of St. David's Medical Center, is currently looking for experienced Cardiovascular OR nurses to join our exceptional growing team. We opened our doors in 1998 and began providing cardiovascular services to the people of Central Texas. Since then, our facility, staff and services have grown, and so has our reputation. Today, people come from across the nation to experience the benefits of a facility devoted to cardiac care.
Our surgical services department consists of 5 Operating Rooms, including 2 state-of-the-art hybrid ORs and 2 dedicated Heart rooms. Our surgeons are not only experts in traditional cardiac surgery techniques but are also on the forefront of emerging technologies to treat the full spectrum of cardiothoracic and vascular conditions. In 2018 we performed 748 Open Heart surgeries, including many complex valve and thoracic procedures. Listed below are some of the key highlights of our overall program:
•Endovascular Specialties include TAVR / MitraClip / AAA / ELG / Thoracic / Peripheral / Carotid Stenting
•Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery
•Complex Vascular procedures
•Active in multiple ground-breaking research studies, having been selected by a variety of companies because of our history of excellent clinical outcomes.
•Malcolm Baldrige Award Winner
•Truven Health Analytics│IBM Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital- 11 Time Recipient
•Truven Health Analytics│IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospital in the Nation – 5 Time Recipient
•Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals' Award – 4 consecutive years
•Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence– 7 consecutive years
•CMS Five-Star Rating for Overall Hospital Quality- 2 consecutive years
This professional staff person is responsible for performing assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating the care. The RN administers medications and treatments as ordered by physicians and in keeping with the current clinical nursing practice. The RN is responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, the RN works collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. In addition, the RN performs a range of technical services in a cross-functional mode to comprehensively serve patient needs. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Required: Minimum one year adult, acute care hospital experience in Cardiology Surgery (CVOR) or Operating Room (OR Circulator) nursing
Required: Associates in Nursing
Preferred: Bachelor in Nursing
License & Certifications
Registered Nurse Texas License. If compact licensed, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
BLS / ACLS upon hire
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