RN, Registered Nurse - Progressive Care Unit (PCU) PT Nights
Location:
Austin , Texas
Posted:
December 10, 2017
Reference:
25960-55833
With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. David's HealthCare includes seven of the area's leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award -the nation's highest presidential honor for performance excellence-in 2014. St. David's HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 9,000 employees.
Heart Hospital of Austin is a nationally recognized facility conveniently located in Central Austin. The hospital is a leader in cardiac care, featuring state-of-the-art cardiovascular technology and a 24/7 Emergency Department. Heart Hospital of Austin provides comprehensive, physician-directed, and patient-centered care resulting in excellent patient outcomes and satisfaction ratings. T he Heart Hospital recognized as having consistent patient satisfaction scores in the top 2 percent in the country. Most importantly, we pride ourselves in our excellent teamwork and providing exceptional patient care to each person that walks through the door. We are a high-energy, tight-knit, dynamic team of nurses and physicians, and we are looking for someone with similar traits to join our team!

Progressive Care Unit
The PCU is a 44-bed unit providing care for complex patients. The patient population consists primarily of surgical cardiac/cardiovascular based patients post procedures including but not limited to TAVRS and MitraClip. Fifty-five to sixty-five open hearts performed at the HHA per month. The PCU receives patients within 24 to 48 hours post open heart. The highly skilled staff participates in bedside procedures such thoracentesis, TEE, Cardioversions and pulling sheaths. Research studies conducted on the Heart Hospital PCU patient population due to the complexity of the case mix index, high HCAP scores and quality outcomes in conjunction with low re-admit rates.
Qualifications:
Experience Required:
Minimum of one-year adult, acute care with cardiology/cardiovascular nursing

Education Required:
RN Licensure from an accredited school of nursing

Licenses and Certifications:
Registered Nurse with current state licensure from the State of Texas
RN licensure from state with the Nursing Compact - required to get a Texas license within 90 days of hire

BLS Certification
ACLS Certification
TNCC Certification

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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