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RN Fellowship- Registered Nurse-Pediatric Surgical Services

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title: RN Fellowship

Shift: Full-Time

Department: Operating Room

Hospital: Ascension Dell Children's Medical Center 

Location: Austin, TX Cohort: July 12, 2021

The Seton RN Residency has demonstrated superior quality and is separated from other RN residencies by having been successfully reviewed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and awarded Accreditation with Distinction, the highest recognition awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Accreditation Program.

 

What is the Seton RN Residency?

The Seton RN Residency is a robust, evidence-based residency designed for new graduate nurses to reach the following goals:

  • Successfully bridge the academic preparation to the clinical practice gap
  • Become a confident and competent professional nurse.
  • Achieve the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for safe, quality care.
  • Transition to a nursing professional in a faith-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization that provides person-centric service throughout the care continuum.

 

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, is a faith-based non-profit healthcare system founded in 1902 by the Daughters of Charity. Called to be a sign of God’s unconditional love for all, Ascension Seton strives to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services. Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

At Ascension, our physicians and caregivers work in collaboration to provide compassionate, personalized care for all, especially to those most in need. Ascension is one of the largest non-profit healthcare organizations in the country – called to be the expression of God’s healing love in the world.

Mission & Purpose:

  • 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 people in developing countries. By joining our team – you are joining a global movement to care for those in need.
  • 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

Benefits / Rewards / Career Development

  • Wellbeing Programs: Transforming healthcare starts with taking care of our associates. We know our associates are busy and on the go. We provide our team resources and tools to help them proactively manage their physical, spiritual, and emotional wellbeing.
  • Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
  • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we provide a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.
  • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO.  Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.   

 

 

 

 

What will you do?

As an Associate with Seton Family of Hospitals-TX, you will have the opportunity to provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

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.
  • You will do all of this while contributing to mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.  Creativity - Courageous Innovation. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
What You Will Do:

Deliver professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.

  • Perform scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.
  • Perform circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.
  • Directly assist operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.
  • Prepare operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.
  • Participate in pre-operative assessment of the patient.
  • Provide closure of the subcutaneous and skin without the surgeon’s assistance as requested. Placs and suture drains as directed. Document experience needed to maintain competency.
  • Identify patient/family learning needs and implement appropriate measures when assisting responsibilities permit. Promote patients/staff relationships and affect conflict resolution. Participate in development of scheduling system to assure absence of conflict. Assist with staff
    education activities.
  • Participate in product evaluation, cost containment and ordering of supplies, organization and proper processing of supplies, instruments and equipment. Contribute to and participate in quality improvement and other appropriate committee activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • May be required to be "on-call."
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • One or more of the following required:
    • Advanced Life Support obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including two teaching hospitals, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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