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St. David’s Medical Center: Outpatient Surgery Registered Nurse Pt

St. David's Medical Center

This is a Full-time position in Austin, TX posted May 5, 2021.

Description IntroductionSt.

David’s Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently.

Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care?

Submit your application for position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.BenefitsAt St.

Davids Medical Center we want to ensure we support you through all stages of your life as a nurse.

We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:* Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending* Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave* 401K (100% annual match 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)* Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans* Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.* Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance* Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)* Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage* Adoption Assistance* Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsYou contribute to our success let us contribute to yours!

Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers.

Unlock your potential at St.

David’s Medical Center!Job Summary and QualificationsJOB SUMMARY(Primary purpose of the position.)Under the indirect supervision of the supervisor and according to unit and hospital policies and procedures, the staff nurse is responsible for the admission and preoperative assessment and preparation of patients admitted on the day of the scheduled surgery procedure.

The staff nurse is also responsible for post-operative care and discharge of outpatients.

The nurse plans, implements, evaluates, and documents nursing care for assigned patients.

Assists with any other activities of the unit.GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES(The essential responsibilities and accountabilities of this position including interactions with other departments and outside vendors, if applicable, in PRIORITY order.)1.Assesses, plans, and evaluates pre-op and post-op patient care.

Age appropriate assessment is completed on each patient.

A plan of care is implemented and documented according to policy and procedure.

Obtains supplies, equipment and medications needed for patient care Recognizes and reports variations to appropriate individual as they occur.2.Provides age appropriate direct patient care.

Preoperatively and postoperatively prepare and monitors patients for surgery and procedure.

Performs correct pre-surgical preps.

Administers medication and IV therapy correctly and safely.

Accurately and legibly documents and reports patient care.

Receives and initiates physician orders.

Consistently demonstrates efficiency and speed with patient turnover.

Insures all patients have met discharge criteria according to policy/procedure.

Provides pre-op and post-op patient teaching and emotional support.

Completes patient follow-up phone calls to patients post procedure to evaluate patient care.3.Participates in monitoring and controlling environment of the perioperative area.

Identifies individual responsibilities in maintaining unit operations.

Participates in narcotic count and medication control.

Communicate effectively with patients, co-workers, physicians, and other health care workers.

Cross trains within perioperative area to assist or relieve routine department staff.

Demonstrates ability to use equipment safely and properly.

Participates in unit activitiesa.Maintains current professional growth through independent study and continuing education programsb.Completes RN unit specific Patient Care competency skills checklist.c.Participates in budget and inventory control.d.Keeps supervisor and/or buyer informed of needed items.e.Participates in staff and self-development.f.Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accidents in the area.g.Participates in performance/process improvement.h.Assists with orientation of new employees.i.Completes Annual Equipment Competency Checklist.j.Attends 80% of Staff Meetings.k.Attends 90% of Mandatory Education Meetings and In-services, if applicable.l.Performs other duties as delegated.EXPERIENCE REQUIREDOne year experience as a staff RN on a med/surg unit, post anesthesia care unit, and/or surgery or same day surgery experience.EDUCATION REQUIREDAssociate’s Degree Major: NursingAlternate Entry MSN ProgramEducation Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSNLICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONSRequired:1.Registered Nurse license in Texas.

If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hireRequired Upon Hire (for certifications only: upon hire is defined as within 2 business days of start date)2.Current BLS for Healthcare Providers with American Heart AssociationRequired Upon Hire (for certifications only: upon hire is defined as within 2 business days of start date)Preferred: CAPA, CPAN, ACLS, PALSSt.

David?s Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas.

This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region?s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St.

David?s Neuroscience & Spine Institute.

The full scope of services provided at St.

David?s Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women?s services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center.

The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.


David?s Medical Center is part of St.

David?s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area.


David?s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits ?


David?s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.

In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.” Across HCA Healthcare?s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow.” Jane Englebright, PhD,RN CENP, FAANSenior Vice President and Chief Nursing ExecutiveJoin a family that cares about every stage in your career!

We are interviewing candidates for our opening.

Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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