Description SHIFT: No Weekends SCHEDULE: Full-time St. David's Surgical Hospital, a campus of St. David's North Austin Medical Center , is a destination surgical hospital specializing in orthopedic, neurological, bariatric, gynecological and urological surgery, among others. Located in North Austin, the facility includes a 146,381-square-foot hospital with 40 inpatient rooms, 10 operating room suites, 11 pre-op bays, 19 post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) bays, a six-bed intensive care unit (ICU), imaging, pharmacy and lab services. 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. 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.
Associated topics: ccu, intensive, intensive care, intensive care unit, nurse rn, recovery, registered nurse, staff nurse, surgical, transitional