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Posted:
9/21/2018
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Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) -...
South Austin Medical Center | Austin, Texas
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Job Description

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.

Unit Description

This is a 15 beds outpatient unit, an extension of the ED for further testing on patients with Chest pain, COPD , asthma, Blood transfusions, paracenteses and TIA pts. Physical Therapy will typically be in the unit 12-15 hours and either discharge or moved to inpatient. Charting will be complete done ED EMR with a mid-level Provider present at all times. Nurse to patient ratio is 5:1. Our staff consists of physicians, RN's, and technicians. All of our nursing and technical staff is currently certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and many RN's are currently certified in pediatric care (PALS or ENPC). Many of our nurses have attained their CEN certification and CCRN certifications.

Position Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process to direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to patients on an assigned unit in a safe and proficient manner according to the patient needs. Provides direct patient care based upon South Austin Medical Center standards of care and standards of practice.

Education

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

Licenses & Certifications

Texas Nursing or Compact State Nursing License

Compact nurses must obtain a Texas RN license within 90 days of hire date

Experience in Telemetry interpretation

BLS ACLS NIHSS

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