Registered Nurse (RN) Med Surg Float Pool Nights
Company: St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: May 18, 2019
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David's
HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was
recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014.
With 171 beds, the hospital's comprehensive services include
advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St.
David's Round Rock--the first specialized cardiac facility in
Williamson County--with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the
county; as well as emergency services in a 24-hour emergency
department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma
Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's
Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David's Round Rock Medical
Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic
services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital
received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence
from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for
patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.
POSITION DESCRIPTION Nurses must be able to float to at least 3
areas. Areas needed currently are Medical/Surgical, ICU Telemetry,
Day Recovery, ER, etc.
The position is under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager
and the Supervisor of the Nursing Unit. According to hospital
policies and procedures, the Staff Nurse assesses, plans,
implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients.
Maintains productivity by the flexible and efficient organization
of patient care assignments and other duties including prioritizing
and creatively problem solving to meet changing departmental and
Independently assesses and evaluates patient needs.
Provides psychological and social support to the patient and
Supports the philosophy and mission, vision, and values of St.
David's Healthcare Partnership through a positive interaction with
all visitors on the unit.
Participates in Quality Improvement activities.
Facilitates and helps to promote a positive working
Ensures that all physician orders for patients under their care are
noted and correctly transcribed.
Demonstrates awareness of and a commitment to the business and
fiscal aspects of Round Rock Medical Center and the St. David's
Understands how team performance contributes to the overall
business success of the partnership.
Successfully balances the need for cost effectiveness and other
business goals with delivery of quality services.
Considers sources in the performance of routine procedures.
Responds to the developmental needs of the patient and family by
demonstrating basic knowledge of patient growth and development and
by providing individualized patient/family education, which
addresses language, culture, and learning, needs.
Keep physicians and the Supervisor, Nursing Unit and/or Charge
Nurse aware of significant information regarding the patient and
Collaborates with other health care professionals regarding unusual
situations, and seeks assistance as needed.
Actively assists the Supervisor of Nursing Unit and/or the Charge
Nurse in the promotion of positive intra and inter departmental
Understands role and how it relates to others.
Consistently completes assignments in a timely manner.
Takes action to respect the needs and contributions of other,
regardless of personal opinion, to support group decisions.
Facilitates interdisciplinary discharge planning by identifying
needs, assisting with discharge teaching, and facilitating the
coordination of family with other services.
Acts as role model for other team members.
Takes responsibility for improving work process and the elimination
of unnecessary activities.
Identifies problems/inefficiencies and seeks input from others
towards solving problems.
Demonstrates an on-going knowledge of hospital and unit performance
improvement processes and participates in the process.
REQUIRED: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing.
Experience as a Staff Nurse in an acute care setting.
PREFERRED: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree. 2 years
of Nursing experience in the areas float.
REQUIRED: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in
Texas. Current certification from the American Heart Association as
a BLS provider.
PREFERRED: Certification in area of specialty.
We are committed to:
Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated
with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients
and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual
orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected
veteran status, or any other legally protected category in
accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Keywords: St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, Austin , Registered Nurse (RN) Med Surg Float Pool Nights, Healthcare , Round Rock, Texas
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!