HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - Pflugerville Freestanding ER Nights in Austin, Texas

Open 24/7

The St. David’s Emergency Center in Pflugerville is a full-service freestanding emergency department that does not have attached inpatient facilities. This ED serves as an extension of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center. Patients requiring inpatient care will be transported from the freestanding ED to St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.

· 12 exam rooms

· On-site CT scanner; ultrasound; X-ray

· On-site lab for immediate results

· Board certified emergency physicians and trauma-certified nurses

The on-site medical team treats all urgent and emergent medical conditions such as heart attacks, strokes, head and spine injuries, respiratory distress, abdominal pain, dehydration, orthopedic injuries, sports injuries and lacerations that require sutures.

*POSITION SUMMARY:


Under the direct supervision of the Supervisor, Nursing Unit, and according to hospital policies and procedures, the RN assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for her/his assigned patients.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Required: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing. Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree. Experience as a Staff Nurse in an ED acute care setting


LICENSES /CERTIFICATION: Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. Current certification from the American Heart Association as a BLS provider. *

Preferred: Certification in area of specialty


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: * Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature. 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. Please refer to Age Specific Categories Check List for expected patient populations that you may care for in this job/role. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

Title: Registered Nurse - Pflugerville Freestanding ER Nights

Location: Texas-Austin-North Austin Medical Center

Requisition ID: 08224-54804