Registered Nurse-PACU/Recovery

Employer
St. David's Heart Hospital of Austin
Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 06, 2021
Closes
Apr 22, 2021
Ref
4439_25960-78519
Specialty
Med / Surg, OR / PACU
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Description

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 Heart Hospital of Austin, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

 

At Heart Hospital of Austin 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 like you to be a part of our team.

 

Job Summary:

This professional staff person is responsible for performing assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating the care. The RN administers medications and treatments as ordered by physicians and in keeping with the current clinical nursing practice. The RN is responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, the RN works collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. In addition, the RN performs a range of technical services in a cross-functional mode to comprehensively serve patient needs.  Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care and revise plan by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluate plan regularly for effectiveness.  
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Resource Nurse, Team Leader, and Physician.                                                                                                            
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based on protocol.
  • Able to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients per policy.                 
  • Able to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.          
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.                                                                                      
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned
 

 

Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital and one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department; an advanced Executive Wellness Program; six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs; three catheterization labs; and electrophysiology services. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world.

 

As a smaller, specialty hospital, Heart Hospital of Austin offers a family-like work environment where most all employees know each other by name.  As part of St. David’s HealthCare, it is one of seven of the area’s leading hospitals and part of one of the largest health systems in Texas.

 

Heart Hospital of Austin is nationally recognized by numerous independent rating organizations for its excellence in clinical quality.

 

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 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.

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

Education & Experience:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year adult, acute care nursing experience required
  • At least 2 years of experience in PACU, Surgical Services or other Critical Care unit preferred
 

License and Certifications:

  • Current Registered Nurse license from the state of Texas or from a state within the Nursing Compact. If Compact, a Texas license is required within 90 days of hire.
  • Current BLS Certification required
  • Current ACLS certification within 90 days of hire
 

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