This is a 6-bed PICU unit servicing Pedi Services including Surgery, Cardiac, Orthopedic, Urology, Neurology and NICU patients that no longer meets NICU criteria.
The St. David’s HealthCare Registered Nurse (SDHRN) fulfills an important role as a central patient care provider responsible for the coordination and delivery of patient centered nursing care. As a full partner of the healthcare team, the SDHRN collaborates with all other healthcare disciplines to achieve successful execution of the patient’s plan-of-care. The SDHRN utilizes physical assessment skills and advanced diagnostic technology to aid in the assessment of the patient’s nursing care needs. Data collected is analyzed, synthesized and disseminated to other healthcare providers. The SDHRN continues to monitor and assess the patient’s physical condition, emotional and social needs, continually refining the plan-of-care to ensure achievement of the desired goals of the patient and facility outcomes.
Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.
Required: The SDHRN ensures all nursing care provided meets the standard of care. The SDHRN demonstrates knowledge of national patient safety goals, hospital core measures, performance improvement processes and service excellence quality initiatives. The SDHRN is knowledgeable of all policies and practices relative to the role and duty performed. The SDHRN demonstrates at minimum, basic computer skills related to the role and care of the patient.Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.
Preferred: Computer skills, previous experience in applicable field
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Required: Graduate of accredited nursing school with Nursing Diploma, Associates Degree or higher level education. Minimum of two years experience.
Preferred: Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Business, or Healthcare Administration. Documented experience demonstrating leadership, management, communication, and interpersonal skills.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Required: Current Texas RN License or a Compact RN license from a NCLA Compact State; BLS certification as per SDH policy; NRP certification as per SDH policy, new hires have 90 days from start date to obtain NRP certification. ADN’s will be required to complete their BSN within (5) years from date of hire into this job.
Preferred: CCRN, CPN
Internal Number: 60479838
About St. David's North Austin Medical Center
One of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA is made up of locally managed facilities that include 185 hospitals and 119 freestanding surgery centers located in 21 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.