Registered Nurse (RN) Med Surg PRN
St. Davids Georgetown Hospital 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. St. Davids Georgetown Hospital offers a range of services, including a 24-hour emergency department with a level IV trauma center; Certified Primary Stroke Center; Certified Chest Pain Center; inpatient and outpatient surgery; advanced pulmonary intervention; critical care capabilities; acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation; and maternity and newborn services with mother-baby couplet care close to home for Georgetown families. In conjunction with its parent campus, St. Davids Medical Center, Healthgrades awarded St. Davids Georgetown Hospital the 2016 Americas 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve—as well as the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence. Additionally, St. Davids Georgetown Hospital was named to the list of 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics for four years in conjunction with its parent campus, and the facility earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016.
The Medical/Surgical Department is family centered and has a small-town feel. It is a 36-bed unit. The patient population consists of adult and geriatric patients including general medical, general surgical (appendectomy, cholectomy, colon resections, hernia repairs), orthopedics, oncology, end-of-life care, urology, and pediatrics. Diagnoses include status post abdominal, orthopedic, thyroid and gynecological surgeries.
The Charge Nurse coordinates the care of patients through assignments and collaboration with all departments. Serves as a professional role-model. Interfaces directly with patients, families, physicians and staff. The Charge Nurse is responsible for professional nursing care and related assistance to patients with a broad range of illnesses. The Charge Nurse is involved in direct and indirect patient care. The Charge Nurse provides direction to Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses and other non-licensed nursing personnel in providing direct patient care. The Charge 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.