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Registered Nurse - Progressive Care Unit Days

Heart Hospital of Austin - Austin, Texas

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Job Code: 25960-51867

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

JOB SUMMARY (Primary purpose of the position.)
This professional staff person is responsible for performing assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating the care. The RN administers medications and treatments as ordered by physicians and in keeping with the current clinical nursing practice. The RN is responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, the RN works collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. In addition, the RN performs a range of technical services in a cross-functional mode to comprehensively serve patient needs.  Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.

Experience required   (Minimum amount of specifically related experience which is required to perform the role at this level.
Note in Other additional specific exp.)   
   None
  Less than 1 year
   1 – 3 years
   3 - 7 years
   More than 7 years
 
   Other required experience:
 
   Other preferred experience: Minimum of one-year adult, acute care with cardiology/cardiovascular nursing
EDUCATION REQUIRED   (Minimum formal academic training which typically provides the knowledge and skills necessary for successful job performance. Note in Other if experience may be substituted.)
    High School Graduate/Equivalent
    Associate’s Degree-Major: Nursing
    Bachelor’s Degree-Major: ________________
    Master’s Degree-Major: ___________________
   Other Degree-Major: ______________________
   Alternate Entry MSN Program
   Technical Training
   Other as Noted:
 
If not required, education preferred:
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
 
Required:
 
  1. Registered Nurse with current state licensure or licensure from a state within the Nursing Compact.
   Required Upon Hire (for certifications only: upon hire is defined as within 2 business days of start date)
   Required within 90 days     Required within 6 months    Required _________ 
 
  1. BLS certification
   Required Upon Hire (for certifications only: upon hire is defined as within 2 business days of start date)
   Required within 90 days     Required within 6 months    Required _________ 
 
  1. ACLS certification
   Required Upon Hire (for certifications only: upon hire is defined as within 2 business days of start date)
   Required within 90 days     Required within 6 months    Required _________ 
 

Last Edited: 02/17/2017

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