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Post Surgical Nurse Extern

Company: St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Do you have the career opportunities as aNurse Externyou want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. Davids Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At St. David's Round Rock Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Student Loan Repayment

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

  • Paid Personal Leave

  • 401k (100% annual match 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

  • Identity Theft Protection discounts

  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicatedNurse Externlike you to be a part of our team.

As a Nurse Extern, you will deliver high quality, patient-centered care by performing a variety of basic patient care services related to common nursing functions and activities of daily living. You will work under the supervision of the Registered Nurse in assisting with the implementation of nursing plans. In order to qualify as a Nurse Extern, you will be currently enrolled and in good standing in an accredited school of nursing.

  • You will obtain and record initial and ongoing patient information throughout the cycle of care, including admissions data, vital signs, blood glucose levels, input and output levels and calorie counts

  • You will give personal care including bathing, grooming, feeding, changing, etc.

  • You will document and report observations, interactions, patient responses to performed activities, and any physical or behavioral changes at time of occurrence

  • You will assist with patient mobility by regular turning, positioning and ambulating patients

  • You will provide or assist with non-medicated support care, collection of specimens for diagnostic testing, and preparation of patient for surgery or other procedure

  • You will assist with transfers of patients to and from other units/departments and with discharges

Requirements

Experience

  • Volunteer or experience in an acute care hospital setting preferred
  • Age specific knowledge of patient population in the specific department preferred

Education

  • Currently enrolled and in good standing with an accredited school of Nursing
  • Successful completion of the basic fundamental nursing courses and the ability to perform the fundamental skills learned in the 1st semester of nursing school
  • Must have signed nursing school initial skills checklist and verification of appropriate competencies.
  • Must complete nursing school within 2 years of hire or will lose eligibility to remain in the Nurse Extern status

Licenses and Certifications

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. Davids Healthcare policy
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification preferred
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David's Healthcare policy

St. Davids Round Rock Medical Center, which is part of St. Davids HealthCare, is a 171-bed facility offering a range of services including advanced cardiac care at Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rockthe first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County, which offers heart and valve surgery and includes a catheterization and electrophysiology lab, as well as a Hybrid Operating Room (OR) for cardiovascular patients. Other services include advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center, emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department including locations in Cedar Park and Leander, as well as a dedicated unit for cancer care and inpatient rehabilitation. St. Davids Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing neurosurgery, advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for ourNurse Externopening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

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.




Company Description:

HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine. We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but everywhere. Were committed to improving more lives in more ways, and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

Keywords: St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, Round Rock , Post Surgical Nurse Extern, Other , Round Rock, Texas

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