Austin, Texas

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem


Do you have the career opportunities as a Valve Clinic 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/Assistance Programs 

  • 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 Valve Clinic Registered Nurse like you to be a part of our team.

Performs direct patient care within the scope of the nurse practice act, as it applies to the outcomes and process in the Valve Clinic. Plans, coordinates and implements the care of the valve patient in the outpatient setting. Scope of the role includes acting as a liaison with physicians, patient/families and ancillary departments. Assessment of financial, medical and social resources of current and potential valve program patients in conjunction with the research team. Coordination of information flow among the medical, nursing, and financial and research staff as appropriate. Development and implement a teaching plan with the patient and family. To include lab valves, medication overview and diagnosis related information. Assist the research team in the coordination of patient charts, diagnostic studies and other applicable information per protocol.

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 Valve Clinic 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

Qualifications/Specifications:

Education: Graduate of an accredited  school of nursing; advanced degree (BSN/MSN) preferred.

Licensure/Certification: 
Current state licensure as a registered nurse or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact. Current certification in BLS and ACLS.

Experience: 
At least 3 years of cardiology or critical care experience.

Essential Technical/Motor Skills: 
Ability to manipulate various types of electronic and clinical equipment, adjust and troubleshoot monitoring equipment, IV infusions, and computer equipment. Ability to operate specialty equipment related to area of expertise and to perform computer tasks at a "user’s" level.

Interpersonal Skills: 
Must possess the ability to interact and communicate in English, both orally and written, with all levels of staff, physicians, patients, and families in an effective manner, exhibiting tact, enthusiasm, and patience. Must be sensitive to cultural and bilingual issues.

Essential Physical Requirements:
  • Registered Nurse transfers patient to perform medical duties.  Requires vertically transferring patient weighing up to (50 lbs.) from (23”) to (36”), up to (6/shift).
  • Registered Nurse transfers hardware and monitors from patient room to room.  Requires vertically/horizontally transferring hardware and monitors weighing up to (25 lbs.) from (70”) to (70”), up to (15/shift), a distance of up to (150 feet) without mechanical assistance.
  • Registered Nurse transfers patient in bed, EKG, pump, wheelchair, crash cart, stretcher, and medical equipment to perform job duties.  Must horizontally transfer patient in bed, EKG, pump, wheelchair, crash cart, stretcher, and medical equipment requiring a force up to (40 lbs.), up to (15/shift), a distance up to (50 feet).
  • Registered Nurse must access medical equipment to perform job duty.  Requires repetitive assumption of posture to access a point (1”) from the floor, up to (6/shift).
  • Registered Nurse stands to perform job duties when indicated.  Requires tolerance of standing posture up to (4 hours.), continuously, for a total of up to (7 hours) per (12 hours.).
  • Registered Nurse requires (Near/Far/Depth/Color) vision to use needles, orders, computer, electrodes, labels, medication and flow sheet.
  • Registered Nurse must access hospital and campus to perform job duties.  Requires walking up to (3.0 miles), in (12 hours).
  • Registered nurse is required to operate injections, swan pumps, threaded parts and open unit doses to perform job duties.
  • Registered Nurse is required to use computer keyboard, mouse, and visual display for a total of up to (5 hours) per (12 hours).
  • Registered Nurse is required to hand write for a total of up to (5 hours) per (12 hours).
  • Registered Nurse is required to perform CPR when indicated to perform job duties.
Essential Cognitive Abilities: Possesses the ability to comprehend and interpret complex clinical subject matter related to the specialty and calculate in apothecary and metric systems for drug administration. Must possess the ability to document appropriate clinical information. Has the ability to interpret rules/regulations/accrediting and licensing standards sufficiently for implementation. Maintains concentration and organization while dealing with multiple issues. Possesses the ability to analyze data and formulate an appropriate plan of action.

Essential Sensory Requirements: 
Possesses the ability to respond to patient/family needs by interpreting verbal and non-verbal expressions.

Exposure to Hazards: 
Requires exposure to communicable diseases and potentially contaminated body fluids and bio-hazardous materials. OSHA Risk Factor: Category 1. Potential risk of physical injury due to moving machinery and supplies.

Age-Specific Criteria: 
Possesses the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to any age-related needs of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. Possesses knowledge of growth and development appropriate to the patient population served. Possesses the skills/knowledge to perform treatments and interpret data, including age-related care needed by the patient group.

Other: 
Knowledgeable of the mission, vision, and values of the hospital. Operates within the concept of patient-focused care. Evolves into an effective team member. Must adhere to dress code, good grooming and personal hygiene habits. Cognizant of and conforms to all hospital policies and procedures.

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