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Registered Nurse Admitting Nurse

Austin, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Nursing - Professional • Job ID: 00196-69705

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SHIFT: No 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.

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.

Position Description
Performs complete and accurate nursing assessment on assigned patients.

Considers age related factors (i.e., infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric)

Completes admission interview within 8 hours or less of the patient’s admission to the hospital on assigned patients

Priorities of care are established and based on presenting medical history, past medical history, nursing observations and assessments 

Completes Valuables form at time of admission.

Identifies changes in patient condition (i.e., test results, abnormal findings, etc.) and reports to the physician and/or Supervisor unit/primary nurse for patient

Initiates, individualizes nursing care plan during admission process.

Collaborates with the primary nurse to initiate now and stat orders. 

Performs and legibly documents nursing care according to patient needs in a competent and timely manner.

Documents medications given on MAR, and any responses as appropriate

Initiates appropriate teaching and/or referrals..

Assesses injury causation which may implicate any form of abuse or neglect. (i.e. child abuse, child neglect, elder abuse, elder neglect, or domestic violence.
Assures neglect or injury is reported to the appropriate agency for intervention.
Reports assessment and care details to primary nurse/unit supervisor before admitting next patient

Works as staff nurse when house supervisor assigns to staff nurse duties

Performs other tasks as appropriate as per the house supervisor:
Transferring patients
Assisting with discharges
Starting IV’s

Demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures

Completes a job description for RN, and Addendum to RN Float Pool


Current licensure in Texas as a RN 
Certification in basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation 
Med-surg nursing experience


Previous experience in clinical nursing  
Computer skills   


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