DescriptionSHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
St. David's South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is an acute care facility with 334 beds, offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult bone marrow transplant program; a trauma program that includes all of the capabilities and programmatic elements of a Level II trauma center to treat the most severely injured and critical patients; a comprehensive cardiac program; full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop.
3 Central is a 23-bed medical/surgical unit. The patient population consists of adults and geriatric patients with a wide variety of diagnoses. This unit provides care to telemetry patients. It serves as a telemetry overflow unit.The unit provides a system of self-scheduling that enables opportunity for staff to choose their working days. This unit is the ideal setting for the new graduate or a nurse returning from a break, to acquire or re-acquire nursing skills in a friendly and supportive environment.
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 and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process to direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to patients on an assigned unit in a safe and proficient manner according to individual patient needs. Provides direct patient care based upon South Austin Medical Center Hospital Standards of Care and Standards of Practice, Polices, Procedures and Practice Guidelines. Provides guidance and supervision to Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Nursing Technicians, Nursing Assistants and Unit Secretaries. He/she acts as patient and advocate with the Hospital environment. Assumes Charge Nurse responsibilities and accepts assignments on other units when necessary.
- Considers age related factors in the assessment, care, and treatment of pediatric patients.
- Considers principles of death and dying when caring for terminally ill oncology patients.
- Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others.
- Applies principles of orthopedic nursing. He/she is familiar with various types of tractions, casts, splints and with various orthopedic surgeries.
- Applies principles of urological nursing when caring for that type of patient. He/she is familiar with various urological catheters and various urological surgical procedures.
- Knows how to take care and maintain central venous access catheters.
Education & Experience
Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Preferred: Acute care (hospital) experience and specific experience in the clinical services provided by that unit
License & Certifications
Required: Current TX RN license
If Compact Licensed, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire.
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