Responsible for professional nursing care and related assistance to patients with a broad range of illnesses. The RN is involved in direct and indirect patient care. The RN provides direction to licensed vocational nurses (LVNs) and other non-licensed nursing personnel in providing direct patient care. The staff nurse supports the medical care of patients under the direction of the Medical Staff pursuant to the objectives of the hospital. In collaboration with other health team members, follows the philosophy, policies and goals of the facility and department.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES : Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and St David's Georgetown Hospital.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE :
Required: Graduate of accredited nursing school
Preferred: Computer skills
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES :
Current Texas RN license (or current compact RN licensure in approved state if claiming residency in other state); BLS certification ACLS required in: L&D, ED, PACU, Endo, ICU, Imaging, OR (only if performing moderate sedation activities). New hires have 90 days to obtain ACLS, ER 6 months.
Preferred: Previous experience in clinical nursing preferred.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP :
Reports to: Charge Nurse/Manager Nursing/Director Nursing
Positions supervised: None
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