HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Graduate Registered Nurse (GN) Inpatient Rehab January 2017 Cohort PRN in Austin, Texas

100 Top Hospitals Seven Consecutive Years

St. David’s Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized in 2014 with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. Founded in 1924, St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service medical center offering comprehensive medical care at three locations—St. David’s Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin and St. David’s Georgetown Hospital.

Located in central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and The Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensive Bariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department.

St. David’s Medical Center was named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics from 2010 to 2016. Truven also named St. David’s Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group from 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades for the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades’ 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the second consecutive year.



*POSITION SUMMARY: * The Graduate Nurse Resident is a registered nurse participating in a specified training program which is standardized based on area of specialization. The training includes orientation, combined with unit based, precepted clinical experiences and didactic instruction. The Graduate Nurse Resident is under the direct supervision of their Preceptor and Supervisor Nursing Unit. According to hospital policies and procedures, by the direction of their Preceptor, the Resident assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients.

*REPORTS TO: *Preceptor andSupervisor Nursing Unit

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS


_EDUCATION: _

Required – Graduation from an accredited/approved school of professional nursing, no longer than six months ago. Completion of ADN or BSN degree.

Preferred – BSN degree.

*_EXPERIENCE: _ *

Preferred – Experience as a Patient Care Technician in an acute care setting or Capstone rotation in St. David’s HealthCare facilities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES



Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s “Patients First” safety initiative and St. David’s HealthCare Service Excellence standards by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures

Completes training plan, competency assessments as established for program.

Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration, and ancillary/support department representatives.

Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position.

Maintains confidentiality of patient’s medical records.

Regular and predictable attendance is required.

_LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: _

Required:* Current permit to practice as a Graduate Nurse in Texas and current BCLS provider. Must pass NCLEX exam and obtain license to practice as a Registered Nurse in *Texas within first 30 days of employment.

Preferred:** Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s “Patients First” safety initiative and St. David’s HealthCare Service Excellence standards by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

Completes training plan, competency assessments as established for program.

Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration, and ancillary/support department representatives.

Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position.

Maintains confidentiality of patient’s medical records.

Regular and predictable attendance is required.

_LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: _

Required – Current permit to practice as a Graduate Nurse in Texas and current BCLS provider. Must pass NCLEX exam and obtain license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas within first 30 days of employment.

Preferred: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas.

APPLICATION MUST INCLUDE THE COMPLETED BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT TO BE CONSIDERED

Title: Graduate Registered Nurse (GN) Inpatient Rehab January 2017 Cohort PRN

Location: Texas-Austin-St David%27s Rehab

Requisition ID: 06676-50615