RN-Pediatric Registered Nurse - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU or
Posted on: February 15, 2019
RN-Pediatric Registered Nurse - Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU or We Are Hiring Title: RN-Registered Nurse City, State: Austin,TX Location: Dell Children's Medical Ctr Department: Pediatric ICU Unit 001 Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Night, 36 hours,Weekly Why Join Ascension? At Ascension Texas and Seton Healthcare Family, we're using the power of purpose to change healthcare for the better. Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It's an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve. A Mission with a Global Reach: Not only is Ascension focused on transforming healthcare in the US, we are also committed to the health and wellbeing of persons in developing countries. By joining our team - you are joining a global movement to care for those in need. A Passionate Team: Ascension associates are leaders who follow their heart. We give, grow, connect and provide care; together as a team we are committed to our mission of serving the poor and vulnerable. Opportunity for You to Impact Your Local Community: Last year Ascension provided over 1.8 billion in free healthcare to those in need and without access. You will have the opportunity to offer your servants heart by volunteering with Ascension's Medical Mission at Home program and other community benefit initiatives. Faith Based Approach: Spiritual care is fundamental to our identity and a tangible expression of our mission and values. It is also an essential part of providing care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. We care for the spirit through compassionate relationships and empathetic, effective communication. Transformational Healthcare Environment: Our care teams collaborate between each other nationwide. Through working and learning together, we can create standards of excellence to be used across the system. This helps us provide better care for all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need One Ascension: We are One Ascension. We share a drive to care for people and provide the best possible outcomes for our patients. Personalized care is our calling, and teamwork is the way we provide it. More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It's a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community. Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas. We're Austin's FIRST choice for comprehensive care for our most precious children. Dell Children's Medical Center (DCMC) offers our nurses the opportunity to work alongside and collaborate with some of the most talented, dedicated and skilled professionals in pediatric healthcare. Among our many achievements and attributes are certifications of the highest distinction: Level I Pediatric Trauma Center - by the American College of Surgeons Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit - by the American Academy of Pediatrics Level IV Epilepsy Center -by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers Level I Children's Surgery Center - by the American College of Surgeons Magnet Designated Hospital - (4 th designation) - by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Pediatric/Neonatal Critical Care Transport Teams - Full Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) Austin. It's our home, and our heart. Located at the center of Texas hill country - just a few hours from Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio - Austin offers an appealing blend of hometown comfort and high-tech care. Whether you are looking for a vibrant nightlife and live music, recreational areas and activities, family-friendly fun, or educational offerings, Austin is a city that not only calls to you, but gently encourages you to sit down and stay awhile. With cultural diversity, a mild climate (and truly great outdoors), attractive and affordable housing options, and no state income tax, Austin is a feel-good choice for a rewarding way of life. The way we connect, the lives we affect. The Seton Healthcare Family is always looking for dedicated, talented professionals willing to share their hearts with those we serve. Being part of our close-knit team means performing to a higher standard, embracing innovation, while understanding the importance of individual connections. And continually collaborating, learning and growing to realize new levels of personal and professional satisfaction. What You Will Do Job Summary: Comprehensive critical care for infants and children, from birth to 17 years old, in a dynamic, technically advanced state of the art unit, including the ability to provide ECMO to the most critically ill patients. The patient population includes those effected by trauma, cardiac conditions, neuro, orthopedic, critical medical conditions and all other specialties requiring intensive monitored care. Staffed 24 hours a day by board certified Pediatric Intensivists, Respiratory Therapists, the best nurses in Texas, and backed by pediatric Anesthesiologists, Radiologists, and other support staff, our PICU and CVICU provides an atmosphere of learning, collaboration, opportunities to advance your professional career, and a supportive team you can call both coworkers and friends. A subspecialty within our PICU is our new 12 bed Cardiovascular ICU unit. The Pediatric CV-ICU team is being led by world renowned pediatric Cardiovascular Surgeon, Dr. Charles Fraser. Dr. Fraser's specialty is treating the most complex congenital cardiac anomalies for those children most in need. Future plans include providing heart transplants for those Central Texas children needing this advanced service.Responsibilities:Implements and monitors patient care plans. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.Serves as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.Qualifications Licenses/Certifications/Registration:Required Credential(s):BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing . Education:Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.Bachelor's degree in nursing preferred. Work Experience:1 Year Preferred Technical Experience. Equal Employment Opportunity Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family's goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts. It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet. For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster: EEO is the Law Poster Supplement..... click apply for full job details
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