HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Resident (Registered Nurse) - Med/Surg 5 Central (September Cohort) in Austin, Texas

Unit Description

5 Central is a 30 bed Medical / Surgical Unit. This unit admits a very diverse population of patients. The patient population includes oncology, orthopedic, urology, cardiac and medical-surgical patients. RNs on this unit must considers principles of death and dying when caring for terminally ill oncology patients. Provides emotional, spiritual, religious and cultural support to patients and their significant others. The RN will apply the principles of orthopedic nursing and become proficient various types of tractions, casts, splints and with various orthopedic surgeries.

Principles of urological nursing will be applied when caring for that type of patient. The RN will become familiar with various urological catheters and various urological surgical procedures. Registered Nurses on this unit will apply principles of cardiac and medical-surgical nursing in providing patient care.

Medical Surgical Position Summary:

  • Considers age related factors in the assessment, care, and treatment of patients.

  • Provides care for Medical/Surgical patients

  • Knows how to take care and maintain central venous access catheters.

  • Demonstrate understanding of HCA's and "Patients First " safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures.

*Education: Required: *Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

License / Certification: *Required: *Current TX RN license

*Preferred: *Chemo certification

Experience: Required: Acute care (hospital) experience and specific experience in the clinical services provided by this unit.

Preferred: Strongly prefer 1 year of acute care experience.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: RN Resident (Registered Nurse) - Med/Surg 5 Central (September Cohort)

Location: Texas-Austin-South Austin Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00196-54857