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Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU

Company: Heart Hospital of Austin
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: August 3, 2022

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Job Description Description Introduction Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you --- at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Heart Hospital of Austin which is a part of the nation---s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. Benefits We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At Heart Hospital of Austin, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc. Home , Auto , and Pet Insurance Employee Stock Purchase Program ( ESPP ) Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage Adoption Assistance Legal Benefits and lots more Learn more about Employee Benefits Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Heart Hospital of Austin Job Summary and Qualifications As a Mechanical Circulatory Support Registered Nurse (RN) in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), you will be responsible for performing patient assessments, developing a plan of care, and implementing and evaluating care. You will administer medications and treatments as ordered by physicians. As the Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel on the team. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, you will work collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. You will formulate a plan of care, revise the plan based on the patient---s response to treatment and regularly evaluate plan for effectiveness You will conduct cardiac monitoring and identify dysrhythmias and treat appropriately You will monitor the hemodynamic status of patients and correctly interpret the results You will consult and collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to develop, evaluate and revise the plan of care to meet the patient---s needs and goals You will administer medications and complete treatments according to hospital policy You will delegate work appropriately to non-licensed staff in accordance with standards of practice You will communicate with Resource Nurses, Team Leaders, and Physicians You will provide education materials to patients and families on care and treatments You will facilitate discharge plans in collaboration with the care team You will deliver competent care and ensure a safe and comforting environment resulting in a high level patient satisfaction Requirements Experience Minimum of 1 --- 3 years of experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) in an critical care setting Education Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) --- preferred License and Certifications Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire Basic Life Support (BLS) required as per St. David---s Healthcare policy Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required as per St. David---s Healthcare policy CCRN within 6 months of hire and renewed every 2 years The MCS RN will also obtain the following MCS program competencies. These competencies will be provided by the hospital. o Mechanical Circulatory Support o Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) o Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) o Impella o Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump management (IABP) o Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) o Open heart recovery Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David---s\nHealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascular\nfacilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.\nIt features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive Wellness\nProgram. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We have\nthree catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs\nin the world. \n HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute\nfor over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the\ndelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Heart Hospital of Austin, Pflugerville , Mechanical Circulatory Support RN CVICU, Healthcare , Pflugerville, Texas

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