Nurse Extern - Rehab (Part-Time/Days with Rotating Weekends)
Company: St Davids Medical Center HCA Healthcare
Posted on: December 8, 2018
With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. Davids HealthCare includes seven of the areas leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award-the nations highest presidential honor for performance excellence-in 2014. St. Davids HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 8,700 employees. St. Davids HealthCare is a unique partnership between hospital management company HCA and two local non-profits-St. Davids Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. The proceeds from the operations of the hospitals fund the foundations, which, in turn, invest those dollars back into the community. Since the inception of St. Davids HealthCare in 1996, more than $269 million have been given back to the community to improve the health and healthcare of people in Central Texas. The NURSE EXTERN provides quality care to patients under the direction of a Registered Nurse, in accordance with the vision, mission, values and goals of St. Davids Healthcare. Under the supervision and/or discretion of a Registered Nurse, the NURSE EXTERN performs various activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients and performs advanced technical nursing procedures and services within the parameters of the State Board of Nurse Examiners delegation rules and in accordance with the hospital policies and procedures. The NURSE EXTERN assists in maintaining a clean, well-organized and adequately stocked patient care area. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Requires tact and diplomacy in dealing with patients, physicians, support staff and the general public. Works autonomously and with supervision. Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration and ancillary/support department representatives. Demonstrates an understanding of, and adherence to, the principles of patient privacy and security of protected health information. Regular and predictable attendance is required. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of St. Davids Service Excellence initiatives and philosophy Anticipates/responds quickly to customer needs/concerns Keeps customers informed Keeps commitments to coworkers and customers Demonstrates an understanding of and adherence to the Code of Conduct Conduct reflects the companys values Displays a positive attitude Cooperative, open, receptive, approachable, flexible Ability to move weight in excess of 100 pounds, with assistance from other staff. Knowledge of infection control procedures. Balances team and individual responsibilities Job Function Participates in the implementation of nursing care plans by performing direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of the licensed nurse. Maintains a clean, well-organized and adequately stocked patient care unit. Performs clerical work to assist in overall functioning of the unit.
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