HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Room 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.
_ _ _Unit Description:_ The Emergency Department is a 47-bed Level IV Trauma Center, Certified Chest Pain Center and JCAHO certified Stroke Center. This fun, fast-paced energetic team provides medical and trauma services to approximately 55,000 patients annually. The patients are primarily adult with 25% being pediatric. Nurses provide the primary patient care with assistance from Emergency Room Techs.
*Position Description:* The Emergency Department is the Adult Sexual Assault site for the City of Austin as well as having a Hyperbaric Unit, CT and Ultrasound in Dept. Department has a strong emphasis on stroke and head injuries and also cardiac patients. Nurse to Patient ratio: 1:2 for critical care patients and 1:5 for standard ED patients.
_Education/Experience:_ Required: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing. At least 2 years of recent experience as an RN in an Emergency Room. Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree. _License/Certification:_ Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. Current certification from the American Heart Association as a BLS provider.
Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Emergency Room
Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06676-54831