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Cardiovascular ICU Registered Nurse Nights

HCA Healthcare
Austin, TX 78701
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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

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 316 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.
Unit Description
Cardiovascular Recovery Unit
The CVRU is an 8 bed cardiac specialty unit for recovering CABG/OH and other C-V/Cardiac patients.  The nurse to patient ratio is typically 2:1 and the unit averages 240-250 admissions per year.  The unit boasts of specialty equipment such as Datascope IABP/CentriMag VADS/Vigilence II CO/CI monitors.
 
PICC Services: PICC nurses for insertion of PICC lines/responsible for maintaining all central line dressings. Two of the PICC staff are Sapien competent/proficient
 
Position Description
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.

Possess the comprehensive nursing skills to perform triage assessment that shall include rapid systematic collection of data related to the patients chief complaint.

Completes and thorough triage assessment is performed and documented using the Nursing process at the time of presentation, based on accepted Emergency Nursing standards, on patient condition and Hospital policy.

Differentiates severity of patient problems and prioritizes care, designating an appropriate acuity level.

Facilitates the flow of patients through the emergency care system ensuring timely evaluation according to the health care needs of the patients.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of all aspects of medical and traumatic emergencies. Considers principles of Emergency Nursing assessment while formulating appropriate nursing interventions for disease/trauma entity.

We offer you an excellent totalcompensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit packageand growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to doexcellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flexspending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program,employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love totalk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Qualifications

Education
Required
: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree.

Experience
Required
: A minimum of 1 year experience as a staff nurse in a critical care setting.

Preferred:  2 years experience in a CVRU setting.

 

Licenses & Certifications
Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association.

Preferred:  CCRN

Compact to Texas license must be obtained within the first 90 days of hire.

 

 

 

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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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