Day Patient Cath Lab Registered Nurse Resident
Heart Hospital of Austin is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. Heart Hospital of Austin —home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs in the world—is a 58- bed hospital with a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department, an advanced Executive Wellness Program, five operating rooms (ORs), including two hybrid ORs, three catheterization labs and two electrophysiology labs. It is one of the highest performing cardiovascular facilities in the nation, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. Healthgrades awarded Heart Hospital of Austin, in conjunction with its parent campus, St. David’s Medical Center, the 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™, 2016 Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and the 2016 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™—a unique trio of awards that only three hospitals in the nation were able to achieve. Heart Hospital of Austin has been named one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the nation by Truven Health Analytics for nine years and to Truven's list of 100 Top Hospitals for four years, in conjunction with St. David’s Medical Center.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Graduate Nurse Resident is a registered nurse participating in a specified training program which is standardized based on area of specialization. The training includes orientation, combined with unit based, precepted clinical experiences and didactic instruction. The Graduate Nurse Resident is under the direct supervision of their Preceptor and Supervisor Nursing Unit. According to hospital policies and procedures, by the direction of their Preceptor, the Resident assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for assigned patients.
Immersion Residency: Details
9 to 24 weeks (depending on specialty):
Initial three week on-boarding, including Nursing Orientation, Immersion Orientation, education, and initial unit on-boardingRemaining 6 to 21 weeks structured to allow the majority of time to be spent on the unit of hire, with a trained preceptorSpecialty education with clinical experts as well as general clinical development
Specialties include, but are not limited to:
Medical/Surgical, Critical Care (ICU/IMC/PCU) Rehabilitation, Emergency, Oncology, Labor and Delivery, Bone Marrow Transplant, Postpartum, Neurology, Neonatal, Intensive Care, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Telemetry, Surgical Services
EDUCATION: Required ?╟⌠ Graduation from an accredited/approved school of professional nursing, no longer than six months ago. Completion of ADN or BSN degree.
Associate?╟╓s Degree-Major: Nursing. Employee will enroll in a RN to BSN program within first year of employment, and graduate with BSN within three years of enrollment date.
Preferred ?╟⌠ BSN degree
EXPERIENCE: Preferred ?╟⌠ Experience as a Patient Care Technician in an acute care setting or capstone rotation in St. David?╟╓s HealthCare facilities.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: Required ?╟⌠ Must pass NCLEX exam and have a current Texas RN License verifiable on the Texas Board of Nursing website, prior to your first day of employment. Current BCLS provider card also required.
Preferred ?╟⌠ Registered Nurse license by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. If compact license held, RN is required to obtain a Texas RN license within 90 days of their hire date