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Wound Care Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Introduction

St. Davids HealthCare is implementing a new pay range for full-time and part-time unit-based bedside nurses, non-exempt frontline nurse leaders and to a host of non-Nursing roles. Apply today to learn more!

Are you looking for a place to deliver excellent care patients deserve? At St. David's North Austin Medical Center we support our colleagues in their positions. Join our Team as a(an) Wound Care Registered Nurse and access programs to assist with every stage of your career.

Benefits

At St. David's North 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 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

Are you a continuous learner? With more than 94,000 nurses throughout HCA Healthcare, we are one of the largest employers of nurses in the United States. Education is key to excellence! As a majority owner of Galen College of Nursing, which joins Research College of Nursing and Mercy School of Nursing as educational facilities within the HCA Healthcare family, we make it easier and more affordable to gain certifications and job skills. Apply today for our Wound Care Registered Nurse opening and continue to learn!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center, you will provide patient care related to treating various wounds with or without hyperbaric intervention. You will provide direct assessment and plan of care for patients under the physician director of the service.

* You will develop individualized plans of care for patients referred to the facility

* You will document the assessment, care plan, treatment and evaluation in the electronic medical record or Meditech

* You will perform debridement of necrotic tissue by autolytic, enzymatic, mechanical and/or conservative sharp methods as directed by the physician

* You will apply compression therapy when appropriate

* You will determine patient’s priority of care, recognizing an emergent situation and initiating appropriate intervention

* You will perform and document ongoing nursing assessments with particular attention to barotraumas and oxygen toxicity

* You will determine and document the readiness of emergency equipment

* You will monitor and regularly reorder required supplies

Experience

* Experience in Wound Care – preferred

Education

* Associate’s degree in Nursing (ADN)

Licenses 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) certification per St. David’s Healthcare policy

* Credential as Certified Wound Specialist – preferred

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is a multi-specialty hospital in Texas with more than 360 beds. The facility is home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital, St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas featuring a Level III NICU, a Kidney Transplant Center, and the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Additional services offered at this medical center include 24-hour emergency care, heart and vascular care, neurology and neurosurgery, rehabilitation services, and inpatient and outpatient surgery.

St. David’s North 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.

"Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If growth and continued learning is important to you, we encourage you to apply for our Wound Care Registered Nurse opening. Our team will promptly review your application. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities apply today!

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 North Austin Medical Center, Austin , Wound Care Registered Nurse, Other , Austin, Texas

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