Description SHIFT: No Weekends SCHEDULE: Full-time St. David's Surgical Hospital, a campus of St. David's North Austin Medical Center , is a destination surgical hospital specializing in orthopedic, neurological, bariatric, gynecological and urological surgery, among others. Located in North Austin, the facility includes a 146,381-square-foot hospital with 40 inpatient rooms, 10 operating room suites, 11 pre-op bays, 19 post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) bays, a six-bed intensive care unit (ICU), imaging, pharmacy and lab services. Position Description: According to hospital policies and procedures, the SNU assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care of the patients and oversees his/her staff on the unit during the shift. May have administrative duties assignments. The RN is involved in direct and indirect patient care. The RN provides direction to non-licensed nursing personnel in providing direct 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. Qualifications POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Required: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing. Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree. EXPERIENCE: Required: A minimum of 2 years experience as a staff nurse . Preferred: Supervisory skills LICENSES /CERTIFICATION: Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. Current certification from the American Heart Association as a BLS provider. Preferred: ACLS KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's \"Patients First\" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature. Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration and ancillary/ support department representatives. Maintains confidentiality of patient's medical records. Regular and predictable attendance is required. Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position.
Associated topics: bsn, cardiothoracic, hospice, infusion, intensive, nurse, registed, staff nurse, tcu, transitional