Do you have the career
opportunities as a Progressive Care Registered Nurse you want in
your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join
Heart Hospital of Austin, a facility that is part of the nation's
leading provider of healthcare services, HCA
At Heart Hospital of
Austin we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of
comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some
unique benefits including:
Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
Student Loan Repayment Program
Paid Personal Leave
401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of
Identity Theft Protection discounts
Auto, Home, and Life Insurance
Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
You contribute to our
success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you
have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a
dedicated PCU RN like you to be a part of our
- Ability to formulate an
individualized plan of care and revise plan by the patient’s
response to treatment. Evaluate plan regularly for
- Communicates appropriately
and clearly to Resource Nurse, Team Leader, and
- Demonstrates knowledge of
cardiac monitoring identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately
based on protocol.
- Able to perform a
head-to-toe assessment on all patients per
- Able to monitor
hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the
- Consults other departments
as appropriate to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the
- Coordinates and supervises
patient care as necessary.
- Completes admission
assessment and periodic reassessments according to patient’s
progress and/or unit protocols and age-specific
- Documents findings and
communicates all pertinent information to interdisciplinary team
members as appropriate.
- Collaborates with
interdisciplinary team members in the development, evaluation, and
revision of the plan of care as appropriate to meet the patient’s
needs and goals.
- Provides competent direct
care and ensures the provision of a safe and comforting environment
resulting in a high level of patient
- Assists healthcare team
members in the understanding of hospital policies and
- Provides education to
patients/families/significant others, incorporating age-specific
criteria and assessment of readiness to learn.
- Maintains patient
confidentiality. Maintains standard precautions. Maintains all
- Administers medications
and completes treatments according to hospital policy and within
- Facilitates discharge plan
in collaboration with interdisciplinary team.
- Demonstrates knowledge and
ability to use necessary patient care equipment.
- Coordinates response of
the interdisciplinary team to emergency
- Performs Point of Care
procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and
procedure. Documents required information and complies with all
Point of Care quality control standards.
Staff / Unit
- Delegates appropriately to
non-licensed staff in accordance with job descriptions, license
requirements, and standards of practice.
- Utilizes resources in an
efficient and cost effective manner.
- Participates in developing
other staff and affiliating students.
- Maintains and develops own
professional competencies. Maintains unit-based
- Maintains and promotes a
team spirit through active cooperation and
- Assists in
interdepartmental service coordination.
- Actively participates in
the Performance Improvement and Utilization Review
- Assumes a leadership role
in the maintenance of the patient-focused care delivery
- Assists in directing and
guiding staff in the coordination of unit
- Supports the multi-skilled
worker environment (i.e., cross training).
- Demonstrates willingness
to assist other areas of the hospital as needed.
- Cross-trains and willingly
works in other areas of the hospital accepting assignments within
- Effectively applies
prioritization and time management to patient’s
- Assists in all aspects of
care in the environment.
- Adheres to all policy and
- Ensures that a patient has
a signed consent present in the chart prior to
- Assists with recruiting
and interviewing of competent staff.
- Assists staff in problem
solving work issues and in adapting to the patient-focused care
- Trains staff on hospital
- Assists with orientation,
evaluation, and retention of clinical staff.
- Adheres to dress code,
conduct and attendance policies.
- Accepts both positive and
negative constructive feedback.
- Demonstrates individual
responsibility for keeping current by attending meetings,
in-services, reading minutes and listening to taped
- Expresses self in an
organized, comprehensive, articulate and concise
- Offers input in specific
work plans and due dates.
- Follows through on planned
assignments within assigned timeframes.
- Effectively prioritizes
- Demonstrates a willingness
to accept extra assignments.
- Adjusts to change, work
pressures or different situations without undue
- Demonstrates skill in
developing improvements in work methods.
- Maintains positive
relationships with internal customers. Is effective in interacting
with and problem solving.
- Maintains positive
relationships with external customers. Is effective in interacting
with and problem solving.
- Proactive in meeting
customer’s needs. Responds promptly to customer needs or
- Keeps Team Leader informed
of problems, recommends solutions.
- Participates in
education/development of peers and other staff
- Adheres to Department
Heart Hospital of Austin,
which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital and
one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the
nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of
cardiovascular disease. It features a comprehensive 24-hour
emergency department; an advanced Executive Wellness Program; six
operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs; three
catheterization labs; and electrophysiology services. It is home to
one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in
the world. As a smaller,
specialty hospital, Heart Hospital of Austin offers a family-like
work environment where most all employees know each other by
As part of St. David’s
HealthCare, it is one of seven of the area’s leading hospitals and
part of one of the largest health systems in
Heart Hospital of Austin
is nationally recognized by numerous independent rating
organizations for its excellence in clinical
HCA Healthcare has been
continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere
since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion
in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts,
and other uncompensated expenses.
If you are looking for an
opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we
encourage you to apply for our PCU RN opening. We promptly review
all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for
interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply
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.
Minimum of one-year adult, acute care with
RN Licensure from an accredited school of
Registered Nurse with current state licensure
from the State of Texas
RN licensure from state with the Nursing Compact
– required to get a Texas license within 90 days of