Nurse Extern Intermediate Care PRN in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center

Nurse Extern Intermediate Care PRN

Austin, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Nursing Support   Job ID: 46263
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Introduction

Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Nurse Extern Intermediate Care PRN today with St. David's South Austin Medical Center.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's South Austin Medical Center, 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!

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Come join our team as a(an) Nurse Extern Intermediate Care PRN. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Nurse Extern, you will deliver high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. You will work under the supervision of the Registered Nurse in assisting with the implementation of nursing plans. In order to qualify as a Nurse Extern, you will be currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited school of Nursing.

  • You will obtain and record initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, blood glucose levels, input and output levels and calorie counts
  • You will give personal care including bathing, grooming, feeding, changing, etc.
  • You will document and report observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence
  • You will assist with patient mobility by regular turning, positioning and ambulating patients
  • You will provide or assist with non-medicated support care, collection of specimens for diagnostic testing, and preparation of patient for surgery or other procedure
  • You will assist with transfers of patients to and from other units/departments and with discharges

Requirements

  • Volunteer or experience in an acute care hospital setting – preferred
  • Age specific knowledge of patient population in the specific department – preferred
  • Currently enrolled and in good standing with an accredited school of Nursing
  • Successful completion of the basic fundamental nursing courses and the ability to perform the fundamental skills learned in the 1st semester of nursing school
  • Must have signed nursing school initial skills checklist and verification of appropriate competencies.
  • Must complete nursing school within 2 years of hire or will lose eligibility to remain in the Nurse Extern status
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David’s Healthcare policy
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification – preferred

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program – the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program – and Level II trauma center. The facility’s full range of specialized services includes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women’s services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.

 

St. David’s South 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.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Nurse Extern Intermediate Care PRN opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and 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.

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Nursing Support
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by December 6, 2021, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption. 

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