Located in central Austin, St. David s Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region s largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department. St. David s Medical Center was named among the nation s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics from 2010 to 2016. Truven also named St. David s Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades for the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades 2016 America s 100 Best Hospitals Award for the second consecutive year.
Surgical Services consists of 19 suites. This team-oriented unit consists of Surgical Scheduling and Pre-surgical Testing, Surgical Outpatient (preoperative and postoperative), Post Anesthetic Recovery Units, Day Surgery and Endoscopy. All types of surgical procedures, including Open Hearts, Neuro, Orthopedic, Bariatric, Robotic, and Minimally Invasive procedures are performed. The unit performs approximately 850 cases per month.
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.
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
Associated topics: care unit, coronary, intensive, mhb, neonatal, psychatric, recovery, staff nurse, transitional, unit
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