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With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence—in 2014. St. David’s HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 9,000 employees. The best is here, come join us and be part of a great story!
POSITION SUMMARY: The Graduate Nurse Resident is a registered nurse participating in a specified training program which is standardized based on area of specialization. The training includes orientation, combined with unit based, precepted clinical experiences and didactic instruction. The Graduate Nurse Resident is under the direct supervision of their Preceptor and Supervisor Nursing Unit. According to hospital policies and procedures, by the direction of their Preceptor, the Resident assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients.
Immersion Residency: Details
10 to 13 weeks (depending on specialty):
- Initial three week on-boarding, including Nursing Orientation, Immersion Orientation, education, and initial unit on-boarding
- Remaining 7 to 10 weeks structured to allow the majority of time to be spent on the unit of hire, with a trained preceptor
- Specialty education with clinical experts as well as general clinical development
Specialties include, but are not limited to:
Medical/Surgical, Critical Care (ICU/IMC/PCU) Rehabilitation, Emergency, Oncology, Labor and Delivery, Bone Marrow Transplant, Postpartum, Neurology, Neonatal, Intensive Care, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Telemetry, Surgical Services
EDUCATION: Required – Graduation from an accredited/approved school of professional nursing, no longer than six months ago. Completion of ADN or BSN degree.
Associate’s Degree-Major: Nursing. Employee will enroll in a RN to BSN program within first year of employment, and graduate with BSN within three years of enrollment date.
Preferred – BSN degree
EXPERIENCE: Preferred – Experience as a Patient Care Technician in an acute care setting or capstone rotation in St. David’s HealthCare facilities.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Required – Must pass NCLEX exam and have a current Texas RN License verifiable on the Texas Board of Nursing website, prior to your first day of employment. Current BCLS provider card also required.
Preferred – Registered Nurse license by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. If compact license held, RN is required to obtain a Texas RN license within 90 days of their hire date