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Posted:
9/22/2018
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Nursing
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Trauma Step Down / IMC - Nights
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.

Trauma Stepdown (10 Bed Trauma Stepdown)

The Trauma Care Unit is a trauma stepdown unit. This unit is a 10-bed unit and is half of a 20-bed trauma unit. The nursing staff on this unit provides specialized care to post-trauma patients that may require frequent monitoring of neurologic, vascular, or hemodynamic status with aggressive pulmonary support, and pain management. The nurse to patient ratio is 3:1/4:1. All beds are telemetry capable.

Education/Experience:

Required: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of 1 year experience in the acute care setting. No new graduates.

Preferred: Strongly prefer at least 2 years in the acute care (hospital) and specific experience in the Medical/Surgical area.

License/Certification:

Required: Current TX RN license or Compact state

Prefer: ACLS

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

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