Austin, Texas

Description

This position is eligible for up to a $15,000 sign-on bonus!

Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At St. David's South Austin Medical Center our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) CVICU Registered Nurse to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At St. David's South Austin Medical Center, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

At St. David's South Austin Medical Center, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our CVICU Registered Nurse opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Critical Care Registered Nurse (RN) in the Cardiovascular Recovery Unit (CVRU), you will be responsible for performing patient assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating care. As the Registered Nurse in the CVRU, you will be responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel on the team.

* You will perform and document patient assessments at the time of the admission

* You will create a plan of care, including discharge plans, revise the plans based on the patients’ response to treatment and regularly evaluate plans for effectiveness

* You will document the outcomes of nursing interventions and patient responses

* You will provide educational materials to patients and families on care and treatments

* You will administer medications and complete treatments according to hospital policy

* You will perform venipuncture, administer and maintain IV fluids and IV medications

* You will review all new physician orders, ensure that orders are carried out and documented correctly, and verify that other departments are notified of orders and services

* You will notify the Charge Nurse and/or physician of changes in patient status

* You will provide accurate and relevant patient information reports to the Charge Nurse and to the on-coming shift to ensure continuity of care

* You will provides care for the critically ill patients with central/invasive lines, hemodynamic pressure lines, pressure monitoring devices, temporary pacing, artificial airway/mechanical ventilation

* You will provide care for unstable cardiac patients, immediate post-op patients and


What qualifications you will need:


Experience

* 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in an acute care setting

* Recent critical care experience – preferred


Education

* Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – preferred


License and Certifications

* Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire

* Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. David’s Healthcare policy

* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required as per St. David’s Healthcare policy

* Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) Certification – preferred

* Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification – preferred


St. David’s South Austin Medical Centeris an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program – the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area’s only adultbone marrow transplantprogram – and Level II trauma center. The facility’s full range ofspecialized servicesincludes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women’s services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our CVICU Registered Nurse opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

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.

Austin, Texas

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