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Registered Nurse (RN) Med Surg Days

Austin, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is an acute care facility with 316 beds, offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a nationally accredited oncology program with the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program; a trauma program that includes all of the capabilities and programmatic elements of a Level II trauma center to treat the most severely injured and critical patients; a comprehensive cardiac program; full-service maternity and newborn care with Level I and II nurseries; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop.
Unit Description
5 Central is a 30 bed Medical / Surgical Unit. This unit admits a very diverse population of patients which include oncology, orthopedic, urology, cardiac and medical-surgical patients. RNs on this unit must considers principles of death and dying when caring for terminally ill oncology patients. Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others. The RN will apply the principles of orthopedic nursing and become proficient various types of tractions, casts, splints and with various orthopedic surgeries. Principles of urological nursing will be applied when caring for that type of patient. The RN will become familiar with various urological catheters and various urological surgical procedures. Registered Nurses on this unit will apply principles of cardiac and medical-surgical nursing in providing patient care.
 
Medical Surgical Position Summary
  • Considers age related factors in the assessment, care, and treatment of patients
  • Provides care for Medical/Surgical patients
  • Knows how to take care and maintain central venous access catheters

Qualifications

Education
Required: 
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

License / Certification
Required: Current TX RN license 

Preferred: Chemo certification

Experience
Required: Acute care (hospital) experience and specific experience in the clinical services provided by this unit.

Preferred: Strongly prefer 1 year of acute care experience.

Compact license must transfer to Texas license within 90 days of hire.

St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Facility: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Job ID: 00196-64036
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Days (rotating weekends)
Shift: Full-time
Job Class: Regular

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