Registered Nurse (RN) Critical Care (ICU) PRN
St. Davids Medical Center is part of St. Davids HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized in 2014 with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Founded in 1924, St. Davids Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. Davids Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. Davids Georgetown Hospital.
Located in central Austin, St. Davids Medical Center includes a 350-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. Davids Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of womens services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the regions largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.
St. Davids Medical Center was named among the nations 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics from 2010 to 2016. Truven also named St. Davids Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades for the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades 2016 Americas 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the second consecutive year.
The Intensive Care Unit is a 16-bed unit. This team-oriented, collegial unit enjoys meeting the needs of complex, critically ill patients. The technology is state of the art and includes CVVH, IABP and hypothermic protocol. Patients in this unit have a variety of cardiovascular, neurological, medical and surgical diagnoses like post open heart surgery, respiratory failure, renal disease, carotid stents, craniotomies, endovascular coiling, sepsis, and other multisystem problems. Caring for the whole family is important to this unit.
The position is under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager and the Supervisor of the Unit. According to hospital policies and procedures, the Staff Nurse assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients.