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RN / Registered Nurse / Texas / Permanent / Registered Nurse Progressive Care Unit Job

Company: HCA.
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Do you have the career opportunities as a Registered Nurse PCU Progessive Care Unit you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity foryou to join Heart Hospital of Austin, a facility that is part of the nation'sleading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.
At Heart Hospital of Austin we want to ensure your needs aremet. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plansalong with some unique benefits including:
TuitionReimbursement/Assistance Programs PaidPersonal Leave 401k(100% annual match 3%-9% of pay based on years of service) IdentityTheft Protection discounts Auto,Home, and Life Insurance options AdoptionAssistance EmployeeStock Purchase Program (ESPP) You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact onour patients lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We arelooking for a dedicated RN PCU like you to be a part of ourteam.
Responsibilities

  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care and revise plan by the patients response to treatment. Evaluate plan regularly for effectiveness.
    • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Resource Nurse, Team Leader, and Physician.
      • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based on protocol.
        • Able to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients per policy.
          • Able to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
            • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide an interdisciplinary approach to the patients needs.
              • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
                • Other duties as assignedPatient Care
                  • Completes admission assessment and periodic reassessments according to patients progress and/or unit protocols and age-specific parameters.
                    • Documents findings and communicates all pertinent information to interdisciplinary team members as appropriate.
                      • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team members in the development, evaluation, and revision of the plan of care as appropriate to meet the patients needs and goals.
                        • Provides competent direct care and ensures the provision of a safe and comforting environment resulting in a high level of patient satisfaction.
                          • Assists healthcare team members in the understanding of hospital policies and procedures.
                            • Provides education to patients/families/significant others, incorporating age-specific criteria and assessment of readiness to learn.
                              • Maintains patient confidentiality. Maintains standard precautions. Maintains all necessary documentation.
                                • Administers medications and completes treatments according to hospital policy and within age-specific parameters.
                                  • Facilitates discharge plan in collaboration with interdisciplinary team.
                                    • Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use necessary patient care equipment.
                                      • Coordinates response of the interdisciplinary team to emergency situations.
                                        • Performs Point of Care procedures in a timely manner according to established policy and procedure. Documents required information and complies with all Point of Care quality control standards.Staff / Unit Responsibilities
                                          • Delegates appropriately to non-licensed staff in accordance with job descriptions, license requirements, and standards of practice.
                                            • Utilizes resources in an efficient and cost effective manner.
                                              • Participates in developing other staff and affiliating students.
                                                • Maintains and develops own professional competencies. Maintains unit-based competencies.
                                                  • Maintains and promotes a team spirit through active cooperation and collaboration.
                                                    • Assists in interdepartmental service coordination.
                                                      • Actively participates in the Performance Improvement and Utilization Review program.
                                                        • Assumes a leadership role in the maintenance of the patient-focused care delivery system.
                                                          • Assists in directing and guiding staff in the coordination of unit operations.
                                                            • Supports the multi-skilled worker environment (i.e., cross training).
                                                              • Demonstrates willingness to assist other areas of the hospital as needed.
                                                                • Cross-trains and willingly works in other areas of the hospital accepting assignments within competency level.
                                                                  • Effectively applies prioritization and time management to patients care.
                                                                    • Assists in all aspects of care in the environment.
                                                                      • Adheres to all policy and procedures.
                                                                        • Ensures that a patient has a signed consent present in the chart prior to procedure.
                                                                          • Assists with recruiting and interviewing of competent staff.

Keywords: HCA., Pflugerville , RN / Registered Nurse / Texas / Permanent / Registered Nurse Progressive Care Unit Job, Other , Pflugerville, Texas

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