Neuro ICU Registered Nurse

St. David's Medical Center
Austin Texas
Mar 02, 2021
Mar 17, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Registered Nurse you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David’s Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare as a Registered Nurse Neuro ICU.


At St. David’s Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Student Loan Repayment
  You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse Neuro ICU like you to be a part of our team.


Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor, Nursing Unit, and according to hospital policies and procedures, the RN assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for her/his assigned patients.

  Perform complete and accurate nursing on assessment assigned patients

  • Completes admission interview accurately within 24 hours of patient admission.
  • Performs and legibly documents patient assessment completely and accurately per shift, or more frequently, as indicated by patient condition.
  • Identifies changes in patient condition (i.e., test results, abnormal findings, etc.) And reports to the physician and / or Supervisor, Nursing Unit.
  • Assesses and legibly documents patient’s educational needs on admission and throughout hospitalization.
  •   Plans comprehensive nursing care for assigned patients according to written hospital standards and physician orders.

  • Initiates and individualizes nursing care plan within 24 hours of admission.
  • Identifies and prioritizes relevant nursing diagnoses.
  • Reviews and updates nursing care plan every 24 hours.
  • Initiates discharge planning upon admission.
  •   Provides and legibly documents skilled care to assigned patients in compliance with written hospital and procedures and according to physician’s orders.

  • Performs and legibly documents nursing care according to patient needs in a competent and timely manner.
  • Accurately administers and documents medications within 30 minutes of indicated time or as patient condition warrants.
  • Provides individualized nursing interventions based on identified nursing diagnoses and plan of care.
  • Carries out appropriate interventions based on identified changes in patient condition.
  •   Evaluates patient care outcomes in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Evaluates plan of care to determine need for Modifications in a timely and prompt manner.
  • Legibly documents resolution of patient problems identified in plan of care.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of patient teaching and revises teaching plan as indicated.
  • Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
  •   Maintains current professional nursing knowledge.

  • Legibly documents evidence of a minimum of 6 hours of in-hour staff development, in addition to mandatory education requirements, or continuing education relevant to the clinical practice area.
  • Completes unit specific competency check list and age specific competency requirements.
  •   St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. David’s Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

    Located in Central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 426-bed acute care hospital and a 64-bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.


    HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


    If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Nurse Neuro ICU opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!


    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.



  • At least 1 year of experience as a Staff Nurse in an Acute care setting required
  • At least 1-3 years of experience as a Staff Nurse in a critical care setting preferred
  • Education
  • Bachelor's Degree required for all new hires
  • License and Certification
  • Active Texas Registered Nurse license required; If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers required
  • Current ACLS/ALS required within 12 months of hire
  • Annual NIHSS certification required within 90 days of hire
  •   All Registered Nurses caring for stroke patients will be required to:

    1) Maintain annual NIHSS per department direction

    2) Maintain 8 hours of stroke education per year as per department direction

    3) Must complete the mandatory stroke core measure module per department direction.



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