Community Health Systems Orthopedic Registered Nurse / Ortho RN (Full Time Day Shift) in Austin, Texas

Description:

Now with multiple locations to serve our community s healthcare needs, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider. We re more than 600 healthcare professionals strong, offering inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.

Department Description

Our Orthopedic unit is a new 15 bed unit focused on providing a high level of direct and individualized care to treat elective surgical procedures with an orthopedic focus. Our highly skilled team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to keeping our patients and their family healthy.

We are seeking an experienced Orthopedic Registered Nurse for a full time day shift position.

Responsibilities

  • The RN evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care

  • Assists physicians during examinations and procedures

  • Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the RN

  • Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Performs a variety of tasks with a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

Qualifications

  • Minimum of an Associate s Degree in Nursing (ADN) from an accredited RN program. Bachelor s Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred

  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas, or license with a compact state

  • American Heart Association (AHA) approved Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within 90 days of hire

  • Minimum 2 years of recent Orthopedic experience in an acute care hospital setting

What we offer

  • Competitive Pay Shift Differentials

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Extended Illness Bank (EIB)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • RN Loan Repayment Program

  • Clinical Ladder Program

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Rewards and recognition programs

  • Additional perks and discounts

Job: Ortho/Neuro

Organization: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center

Location: TX-Austin

Requisition ID: 1847109

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.