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.
4 West Neuro Unit Description:
4 West is a 41-bed medical/surgical unit specializing in neurological patient care. All patient rooms are private. The team-oriented unit handles a wide variety of neurological disorders including CVA, TIA, laminectomy, spinal fusions, brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, seizures, cerebral aneurysms, Parkinson's disease, hydrocephalus and myasthenia gravis. SDMC is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center through DNV and a Primary Stroke Center through the Joint Commission, with 4 West being the designated Stroke Unit. Shifts available: various, the unit is a 24-hour, seven day a week department.
- Shifts are scheduled depending on departments needs
- Shift differentials are available
- Weekend plans available
- Sign-on and relocation bonuses available
The Position is under the direct supervision of the Nurse Manager and the Supervisor of the Nursing Unit. According to hospital policies and procedures, the Staff Nurse assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patientsQualifications: Experience: Required
: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing.Preferred
: 1 year RN experience; Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree.
: 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.