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Registered Nurse II - RN II / SMCA / 5th Floor Acute Care/GEN/GYN/GI / Full-Time Nights

Seton Medical Center Austin
Seton Healthcare Family
Type Full time Posted 9/3/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 2/24/2015
TX - Texas (All) - Austin Referral - n/a -    
Registered Nurse II - RN II / SMCA / 5th Floor Acute Care/GEN/GYN/GI / Full-Time Nights
TX - Austin

Additional Job Information

Title: Registered Nurse II - RN II / SMCA / 5th Floor Acute Care/GEN/GYN/GI / Full-Time Nights

City, State: Austin, TX

Location: Seton Medical Center Austin

Department: SMCA 5 North 5 South Med Surg

Additional Job Details: FT Nights, 72 Hours Bi-Weekly

Marketing Statement
Seton Healthcare Family offers rewarding and diverse career opportunities, superior benefits and excellent options for personal growth. Seton is always looking for dedicated and skilled individuals willing to share their hearts with those we serve.
The Seton Healthcare Family, a member of Ascension Health, is the leading provider of healthcare services in Central Texas, serving an 11-county population of 1.8 million. The network includes five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, a mental health hospital, several strategically located health facilities that provide medical care for well patients and three primary care clinics for the uninsured. Four out of every ten overnight patients in the region receive their care at a Seton facility.

With more than 13,000 associates, Seton is the largest private employer in Central Texas and the only not-for-profit organization among the top 25 employers in the Austin area. In addition, Seton is home to four Magnet nursing facilities-University Medical Center Brackenridge, Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas, Seton Medical Center and Seton Northwest Hospital.
About Austin: 
Austin is in the heart of the beautiful Texas hill country-only a few hours from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Enjoy a mild climate, affordable housing and no state income tax! Plus you'll have the chance to be part of a friendly city that offers something for everyone: lively nightlife, recreational activities, colleges & universities, lakes and family-oriented fun. Rich in history, cultural diversity, natural beauty and a vibrant blend of professions, Austin is a cosmopolitan city with a down-home feel. Whatever you like, Central Texas has something to offer.
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Job Description

SMCA 5th Floor – Acute Care/GEN/GYN/GI

We are a 64 bed medical surgical unit. Specialty populations include gastroenterology, gastrointestinal, gynecological, plastics and vascular services. Seton Medical Center Austin is rated #1 among 37 acute care hospitals for adults in the Austin Metro area (by U.S. News & World Report’s highly regarded list of Best Hospitals for 2014-15) and we are proud that our high performance in the areas of gynecology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery have helped achieve this ranking. Safe and highly reliable care is a priority while keeping the patient at the center of what we do. As a part of the Seton Healthcare Family, our mission that includes caring for the poor and vulnerable is lived out each day by our dedicated associates.

As a Magnet facility, we value nursing voice. Our nurses utilize innovation and best practice to improve processes and influence policy.  Nursing leadership guides and supports individual development while providing focus on team and excellence in performance.


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The Registered Nurse II - RN II provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.


  • Implements and monitors patient care plans.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Competently applies the Patient Centered Care Nursing Process including the patient /family, Evidence-Based Practices (EBP), Safety and Process Improvement for patient and unit outcomes of care.
  • Competently applies collaborative teamwork and leadership as a member of an inter-professional team to coordinate patient centered care for quality patient and unit outcomes of care processes.
  • Competently applies information resources technology and processes to communicate for quality patient outcomes and unit outcomes of care and processes.
  • Exemplifies professionalism: applies lifelong learning; contributes to the science of nursing; participates in governance; shares knowledge to expand the scale and scope of best practices with others; builds the ethical, moral and regulatory base for best practices and processes of patient and unit care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to be "on-call."

Education & Experience:

  • Internal applicants:  A minimum of (9) months of nursing experience is required.
  • External applicants:  One (1) year of nursing experience is required.
  • Graduation from an accredited RN Diploma program is (at minimum) required. 
  • Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN) is acceptable to meet the minimum education required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing is preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Temporary or Current Registered Nurse (RN) license to practice in the state of Texas is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date -OR- current home state license for multi-state license recognition through the Nurse Licensure Compact is required or must be obtained prior to hire or job transfer date.
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS-HCP) course completion card from the American Heart Association is required prior to hire or job transfer date.
Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.
It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

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