HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - Med/Surg - Days in Georgetown, Texas

St. David's Georgetown Hospital:

Located in Georgetown Texas (Austin Texas area)

Med/Surg 3rd Floor

Unit Description: The Medical/Surgical Department is family centered and has a small-town feel. It is a 36-bed unit. The patient population consists of adult and geriatric patients including general medical, general surgical (appendectomy, cholectomy, colon resections, hernia repairs), orthopedics, oncology, end-of-life care, urology, and pediatrics. Diagnoses include status post abdominal, orthopedic, thyroid and gynecological surgeries.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Charge Nurse coordinates the care of patients through assignments and collaboration with all departments. Serves as a professional role-model. Interfaces directly with patients, families, physicians and staff. The Charge Nurse is responsible for professional nursing care and related assistance to patients with a broad range of illnesses. The Charge Nurse is involved in direct and indirect patient care. The Charge Nurse provides direction to Registered Nurses, Licensed Vocational Nurses and other non-licensed nursing personnel in providing direct patient care. The Charge Nurse supports the medical care of patients under the direction of the Medical Staff pursuant to the objectives of the hospital. IN collaboration with other health team members, follows the philosophy, policies and goals of the facility and department.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by HCA

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Required: 6 months experience in Staff RN role Preferred: 1 year experience in Staff RN role & charge experience

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES: Required: Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse; BLS certification Preferred: Previous experience in clinical nursing preferred; ACLS preferred; Computer skills preferred

Title: Registered Nurse - Med/Surg - Days

Location: Texas-Georgetown-St. David%27s Georgetown Hospital

Requisition ID: 25067-49096