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Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU

Company: St. David's Heart Hospital of Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 17, 2021

Job Description:

Description

This position is eligible for up to a $20,000 sign-on bonus!
Introduction

Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Heart Hospital of Austin our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU to join our healthcare family.

Benefits

We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At Heart Hospital of Austin, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

Learn more about Employee Benefits

At Heart Hospital of Austin, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse’s path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life – for life – and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU opportunity.

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Mechanical Circulatory Support Registered Nurse (RN) in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), you will be responsible for performing patient assessments, developing a plan of care, and implementing and evaluating care. You will administer medications and treatments as ordered by physicians. As the Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel on the team. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, you will work collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care.

* You will formulate a plan of care, revise the plan based on the patient’s response to treatment and regularly evaluate plan for effectiveness

* You will conduct cardiac monitoring and identify dysrhythmias and treat appropriately

* You will monitor the hemodynamic status of patients and correctly interpret the results

* You will consult and collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to develop, evaluate and revise the plan of care to meet the patient’s needs and goals

* You will administer medications and complete treatments according to hospital policy

* You will delegate work appropriately to non-licensed staff in accordance with standards of practice

* You will communicate with Resource Nurses, Team Leaders, and Physicians

* You will provide education materials to patients and families on care and treatments

* You will facilitate discharge plans in collaboration with the care team

* You will deliver competent care and ensure a safe and comforting environment resulting in a high level patient satisfaction


What qualifications you will need:


Experience

* Minimum of 1 – 3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in an critical care setting


Education

* Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) – preferred


License and Certifications

* Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire

* Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. David’s Healthcare policy

* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required as per St. David’s Healthcare policy

* CCRN within 6 months of hire and renewed every 2 years

* The MCS RN will also obtain the following MCS program competencies. These competencies will be provided by the hospital.

o Mechanical Circulatory Support

o Ventricular Assist Device (VAD)

o Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

o Impella

o Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump management (IABP)

o Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)

o Open heart recovery


Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive Wellness Program. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We have three catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: St. David's Heart Hospital of Austin, Austin , Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU, Other , Austin, Texas

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