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Intermediate Care Unit Nurse Extern

Company: HCA
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

Introduction

Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Intermediate Care Unit Nurse Extern today with St. David's Round Rock Medical Center.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, 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 Benefits

Come join our team as a(an) Intermediate Care Unit Nurse Extern. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!

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 countsYou 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 occurrenceYou will assist with patient mobility by regular turning, positioning and ambulating patientsYou will provide or assist with non-medicated support care, collection of specimens for diagnostic testing, and preparation of patient for surgery or other procedureYou will assist with transfers of patients to and from other units/departments and with dischargesWhat qualifications you will need:

ExperienceVolunteer or experience in an acute care hospital setting - preferredAge specific knowledge of patient population in the specific department - preferredEducationCurrently enrolled and in good standing with an accredited school of NursingSuccessful completion of the basic fundamental nursing courses and the ability to perform the fundamental skills learned in the 1st semester of nursing schoolMust 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 statusLicenses and CertificationsCurrent Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required per St. David's Healthcare policyCertified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification - preferred

St. David's Round Rock Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care facility located north of Austin, Texas. This comprehensive medical center features the only hybrid operating room in the county, a 24-hour emergency department with a Level II trauma center, and leading-edge cardiac care through the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock. Patients may also receive care related to rehabilitation services, women's services, cancer care, neurology, joint replacement and orthotics, and more when visiting this facility.

St. David's Round Rock 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. St. David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits - St. 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.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Intermediate Care Unit Nurse Extern opening. 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.

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Keywords: HCA, Round Rock , Intermediate Care Unit Nurse Extern, Other , Round Rock, Texas

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