HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - Med/Surg - Days in Round Rock, Texas

Round Rock Medical Center Level II Trauma Center Round Rock Texas (Austin area)

Unit Description:
Med/Surg Ortho This 36-bed nursing unit provides the opportunity to work with a wide variety of medical/surgical and telemetry patients. The typical patient population is adult and geriatric. The occasional pediatric patient is seen. A broad range of skills are required to care for this population of patients. The surgical aspect of the patient populations encompasses general surgery, surgical plastics, genito-urinary surgery and ENT surgery patients. The medical population encompasses but is not limited to patients with diagnoses of heart failure, diabetes mellitus, renal disease coronary artery disease, infectious disease and respiratory conditions. The established staff offers a supportive environment in which to learn and grow. Bedside charting capabilities are available using a laptop cart for documentation and medication administration via electronic medication administration record (e-MAR), and a substation in each hallway that houses immediately needed supplies. There is ancillary staff of Unit Secretary and Patient Care Techs to assist our nursing staff as well as a large amount of hospital volunteers.

Position Description: This position, under the supervision of the Supervisor Nursing Unit or Charge Nurse, appropriately coordinates and supervises patient care as provided by the patient care team. This care includes conducting initial and ongoing assessment of the patient and family, development of a family centered patient care plan and care path, family centered patient teaching, the identification of and correction of variances from the patient care path and the facilitation of discharge planning.

Education and Experience:
Required : Graduation from a NLN accredited school of nursing Preferre d: BSN

Licenses and Certifications: Required : Licensed in the state of Texas as RN

Preferred : Orthopedic Certification

Title: Registered Nurse - Med/Surg - Days

Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06240-48651