Registered Nurse (RN) - NICU - Nights (Sign On and Relocation Assistance)

Location
Austin, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 27, 2018
Closes
Mar 24, 2018
Ref
08224-55781
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

St. Davids North Austin Medical Center is part of St. Davids HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. The 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of womens health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. Davids Womens Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. Davids North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. Davids Childrens Hospital. In 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.



NICU:

This state of the art unit has 55 beds up to 70 beds, taking neonates as young as 23 weeks. It is staffed with Neonatologists and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners as well as experienced Registered Nurses who are certified in NRP and S.T.A.B.L.E. Respiratory support includes ventilator, oscillators and high flow nasal cannula.   All critical care services are provided except for ECHMO and major surgical care.  

Position Description:
Responsible for professional nursing care and related assistance to NICU patients.
The RN is involved in direct and indirect patient care.  The staff nurse supports the medical care of patients under the direction of the Medical Staff pursuant to the objectives of the hospital. In collaboration with other health team members, follows the philosophy, policies and goals of the facility and department.

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