HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - Surgery - Days in Georgetown, Texas

Georgetown Hospital Georgetown Texas (Austin area)

Surgery Department

Unit Description: Georgetown Hospital's Department of Perioperative Services is comprised of seven units that provide an extensive range of services.

The Operating Room consists of 5 suites dedicated to performing a wide array of surgical interventions. Specialties include Orthopedics, ENT, Gynecology, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, and Plastics.

The Endoscopy Lab has two procedural rooms dedicated to providing procedural services.

The Ambulatory Care Center provides a full range of outpatient care services to include surgical, endoscopic, and radiology procedure patient preparation, as well as, blood transfusions and chemotherapy.

The Pre-Admission Testing, Anesthesia, Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and sterile processing units all provide support for department volumes that exceed 4,500 procedures annually.

Position Description: Under the indirect supervision of the Supervisor(s) of the unit, the Registered Nurse is expected to implement the nursing process (including use of nursing diagnosis), document nursing activities and intervention plan, as well as medication administered. The RN provides leadership and supervises the care, maintenance and activities of the surgical suite.

Education / Experience: Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. One year of current experience in operating room environment is required for this position. (unless in an internship program for the operating room.) Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree. Licenses / Certifications: Required : Licensed by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. Current certification as BLS Healthcare Provider Preferred : CNOR

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Demonstrates effective working knowledge of equipment used in work area. * Demonstrates effective guest relations with internal and external customers. * Demonstrates knowledge of Meditech and general computer skills. * Maintains confidentiality regarding patient information. * Participates in budget control by using only those supplies necessary within the work area. * Demonstrate an understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patient First" safety initiatives through strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. * Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes decisions of a complex nature. * Accepts shift work and takes call as needed by the department. * Works with patients ranging in life span from infants to geriatric.

Title: Registered Nurse - Surgery - Days

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

Requisition ID: 25067-48520