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Medical Surgical Nurse Extern

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Job Description:

Description


Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Medical Surgical Nurse Extern opening with St. David's Round Rock Medical Center today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

At St. David's Round Rock Medical Center, we want to ensure your needs are met. 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.
  • HomeAuto, 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

We are seeking a(an) Medical Surgical Nurse Extern for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

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

What qualifications you will need:

Experience

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

Education

  • High School Graduate / GED
  • 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

Certifications

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support

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.

"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, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Medical Surgical Nurse Extern opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing 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.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Round Rock , Medical Surgical Nurse Extern, Other , Round Rock, Texas

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