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Trauma ICU Registered Nurse

HCA Healthcare
Austin, TX 78701
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Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At St. Davids South Austin Medical Center our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

St. Davids South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At St. Davids South Austin Medical Center, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurses path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life for life and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

Job Summary

As a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit (ICU), you will be responsible for performing patient assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating care. As the Registered Nurse in the Trauma ICU, you will be responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel on the team.

* You will perform and document patient assessments at the time of the admission

* You will create a plan of care, including discharge plans, revise the plans based on the patients response to treatment and regularly evaluate plans for effectiveness

* You will document the outcomes of nursing interventions and patient responses

* You will provide educational materials to patients and families on care and treatments

* You will administer medications and complete treatments according to hospital policy

* You will perform venipuncture, administer and maintain IV fluids and IV medications

* You will review all new physician orders, ensure that orders are carried out and documented correctly, and verify that other departments are notified of orders and services

* You will notify the Charge Nurse and/or physician of changes in patient status

* You will provide accurate and relevant patient information reports to the Charge Nurse and to the on-coming shift to ensure continuity of care

* You will provide care for the critically ill patients with central/invasive lines, hemodynamic pressure lines, pressure monitoring devices, temporary pacing, artificial airway/mechanical ventilation

* You will provide care for unstable cardiac patients, immediate post-op patients, and potential organ or tissue donor patients

Requirements

Experience

* 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in an acute care setting

* 1 year of Critical Care and/or Trauma Nursing experience preferred

Education

* Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from accredited Nursing program

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred

License and Certifications

* Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire

* Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. Davids Healthcare policy

* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required as per St. Davids Healthcare policy within 1 year from hire date

* Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) Certification preferred

* Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification preferred

* Completion of Course in Advanced Trauma Nursing (CATN) preferred

* Trauma Nurse Core Course (TNCC) Certification preferred

St. Davids South Austin Medical Center is an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the areas only adult bone marrow transplant program and Level II trauma center. The facilitys full range of specialized services includes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, womens services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.

 

St. Davids South Austin Medical Center is part of St. Davids HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. Davids HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits St. Davids Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

 

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated 3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patients family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

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.

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Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

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