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Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse PRN

Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Introduction

St. David's South Austin Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse PRN position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.

Benefits

At St. David's South Austin Medical Center we want to ensure we support you through all stages of your life as a nurse. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit 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 Discountsincluding 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

You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at St. David's South Austin Medical Center!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), you will be responsible for performing patient assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating care. As the Registered Nurse in the ICU, you will be responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel on the team.

  • You will perform and document patient assessments at the time of the admission
  • You will create a plan of care, including discharge plans, revise the plans based on the patients’ response to treatment and regularly evaluate plans for effectiveness
  • You will document the outcomes of nursing interventions and patient responses
  • You will provide educational materials to patients and families on care and treatments
  • You will administer medications and complete treatments according to hospital policy
  • You will perform venipuncture, administer and maintain IV fluids and IV medications
  • You will review all new physician orders, ensure the orders are carried out correctly, and verify that other departments are notified of orders and services needed
  • You will notify the Charge Nurse and/or physician of changes in patient status
  • You will provide accurate and relevant patient information reports to the Charge Nurse and to the on-coming shift to ensure continuity of care
  • You will provides care for the critically ill patients with central/invasive lines, hemodynamic pressure lines, pressure monitoring devices, temporary pacing, artificial airway/mechanical ventilation
  • You will provide care for unstable cardiac patients, immediate post-op patients and potential organ or tissue donor patients 
What qualifications you will need:

Experience

  • 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in an acute care setting
  • Recent critical care/clinical nursing experience – preferred

Education

  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) from accredited Nursing program
  • 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
  • Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) Certification – preferred
  • Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification – preferred

St. David’s South Austin Medical Centeris an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program – the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area’s only adultbone marrow transplantprogram – and Level II trauma center. The facility’s full range ofspecialized servicesincludes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women’s services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

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.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse PRN 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 South Austin Medical Center, Austin , Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse PRN, Other , Austin, Texas

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