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Pre Admission Testing Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a Pre-Admission Testing Registered Nurse 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 St. David's South Austin Medical Center which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsSt. David's South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.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 St. David's South Austin Medical Center!Job Summary and QualificationsThe Pre-Admissions Testing (PAT) Registered Nurse fulfills an important role as a central patient care provider responsible for the coordination and delivery of patient centered nursing care. As a full partner of the healthcare team, the PAT collaborates with all other healthcare disciplines to achieve successful execution of the patient's plan-of-care. The PAT utilizes physical assessment skills and advanced diagnostic technology to aid in the assessment of the patient's nursing care needs. Data collected is analyzed, synthesized and disseminated to other healthcare providers. The PAT continues to monitor and assess the patient's physical condition, emotional and social needs, continually refining the plan-of-care to ensure achievement of the desired goals of the patient and facility outcomes. Participates in providing patient specific care standards as directed, and follows service excellence standards to ensure high levels of patient satisfaction.
    • -Reviews patient's history prior to beginning physical assessment and incorporates findings into the exam.
    • Performs physical patient assessments/reassessments on a regular basis in accordance department standards. Pertinent data is collected using appropriate assessment techniques.
    • Incorporates available technology to aid in physical assessment.
    • Prioritizes data collection by assessing the patient's immediate condition or needs.
    • Is able to discern critical findings and timely communicates changes in the patient's condition to the appropriate patient care providers.
    • Data collection is inclusive of the patient, significant others and health care providers when appropriate.
    • The data collection process is systematic and ongoing.
    • Considers the developmental goals for infant, toddler, preschool, school age, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients during the assessment of patients.
    • Assesses patient/family learning needs, including any tasks that the patient can or cannot accomplish as related to his or her current health problem. Consideration of age, cultural values, religious beliefs, emotional barriers, desire and motivation to learn, physical and/or cognitive limitation, and language barriers, as indicated.
    • -Educates patients on potential side effects of prescribed medications.
    • Explains the purpose of all prescribed medications and teaches patient's the appropriate self- administration of medications as part of discharge planning process.
    • Evaluates the patient's progress toward attainment of goals defined in the plan-of-care.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCERequired: Graduate from an accredited nursing program or current enrollment in an Alternative Entry MSN program.Required: Preop and or Pre-Admission Testing experience. -Preferred: Experience with Meditech, Leading Reach and One Medical Passport.LICENSES AND CERTIFICATESRequired: Texas RN License or a Compact RN license from a NCLA Compact State; BCLS CertificationPreferred: Previous experience in clinical nursing; ACLS certification, which is part of St. David's HealthCare. We are a 368-bed acute care facility offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties. Our services include a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program; advanced trauma care with a Level II trauma center; comprehensive cardiac, stroke and orthopedic programs; full-service maternity and newborn care; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is affiliated with the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. We offer advanced robotic services for orthopedics, open heart and lung surgery, complex GI surgery, surgical oncology, general surgery, colorectal surgery, and urology. It was one of the first hospitals in Central Texas to combine the use of CT imaging and robotics to detect early stage lung cancer. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery 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 Pre Admission Testing Registered Nurse 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: St. David's South Austin Medical Center, Pflugerville , Pre Admission Testing Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Pflugerville, Texas

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