HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor - Progessive Care Unit (PCU) in Austin, Texas
With more than 110 sites across Central Texas, St. David’s HealthCare includes seven of the area’s leading hospitals and is one of the largest health systems in Texas. The organization was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award—the nation’s highest presidential honor for performance excellence—in 2014. St. David’s HealthCare is the third-largest private employer in the Austin area, with more than 9,000 employees.
St. David’s HealthCare is a unique partnership between a hospital management company and two local non-profits— St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. The proceeds from the operations of the hospitals fund the foundations, which, in turn, invest those dollars back into the community. Since the inception of St. David’s HealthCare in 1996, more than $379 million have been given back to the community to improve the health and healthcare of people in Central Texas.
POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Director of Nursing, the Supervisor of Nursing Unit will, in accordance with the hospital policies and procedures, coordinate and supervise the planning and implementation of, and the intra and interdepartmental activities of the unit. The Supervisor of Nursing Unit is responsible for an awareness of patient conditions and problems, and for maintaining an acceptable level of nursing care on the unit.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Works autonomously, sets priorities and makes independent decisions of a complex nature. Interfaces directly with public, physicians, staff, patients, administration and ancillary/ support department representatives. Maintains confidentiality of patient’s medical records. Regular and predictable attendance is required. Written and verbal communication skills adequate for performance of the position. Written & verbal communication skills along with the supervisory skills are required. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA’s and St. David’s “Patients First” safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. Recognizes that variables such as age, race, nationality, culture, disease-causing vulnerabilities, socioeconomic factors affect the patient populations under their care. Uses interventions appropriate to these factors (e.g., interpreter, dietary preferences, social service consult, etc.)
Required: Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing.
Preferred: Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree.
Required: A minimum of 6 months experience as a staff nurse.
Required: Experience as a relief charge nurse.
Required: Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas.
Current certification from the American Heart Association as a BLS course C or D provider. ACLS provider
Preferred: Certification in area of specialty.
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Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Supervisor - Progessive Care Unit (PCU)
Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06676-60005