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Operating Room Registered Nurse

Austin, TX, United States

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

St. David’s North 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. The 378-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility is dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, heart and vascular center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery, and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital. In 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016, the hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.

 

 

Hours 0630-1500 Hrs, Weekend Rotate. On-call Required

 

Unit Description:

North Austin Medical Center's Department of Surgery is comprised of seven units that provide a wide range of services. The Operating Room consists of thirteen suits dedicated to performing a wide array of surgical interventions. Specialties include cardiac and neurology services with the only kidney transplant program in Austin. The Endoscopy Lab has three procedural rooms dedicated to providing procedural services. The Pre-Admission Testing, Ambulatory Services, Anesthesia, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and sterile processing units all provide support for department volumes that exceed 10,000 procedures annually.

Position Description:
Under the indirect supervision of the Supervisor(s) of the unit, the Registered Nurse is expected to implement the nursing process (including use of nursing diagnosis), document nursing activities and intervention plan, as well as medication administered. The RN provides leadership and supervises the care, maintenance and activities of the surgical suite.   
 

Benefits
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.    

SIGN ON BONUS AND RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE      

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.  One year of experience in operating room environment (unless in an internship program for the operating room.) 
Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree.

Licenses/Certifications:
Required: Licensed by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners.  Current certification as BLS Healthcare Provider
Preferred: CNOR

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Demonstrates effective working knowledge of equipment used in work area. 
Demonstrates effective guest relations with internal and external customers.
Demonstrates knowledge of Meditech and general computer skills.
Maintains confidentiality regarding patient information.
Participates in budget control by using only those supplies necessary within the work area.
Demonstrate an understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patient First" safety initiatives through strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.
Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes decisions of a complex nature
Accepts shift work and takes call as needed by the department.
Works with patients ranging in life span from infants to geriatric.

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Facility: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Job ID: 08224-55563
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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