St. David’s South Austin Medical Center provides comprehensive care to South Austin and its surrounding communities. Built in 1982, the facility is nationally recognized for its cardiac program, and provides a fully renovated maternity unit with Level I and Level II nurseries as well as a thriving 24/7 Emergency Department.
The Director of Nursing maintains 24-hour accountability for the direction, supervision, coordination and evaluation of activities of the professional practice of a nursing staff of a specialized nursing unit such as Medical/Surgical, ICU, Surgery or Labor and Delivery. Ensures patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physicians and the Hospital policy and procedures. Directs and coordinates the organizational improvement activities of the nursing unit. Oversees the development, review and revision of policies, procedures and practices guidelines. Is accountable for the financial operation of the department.
LEVEL OF FORMAL EDUCATION REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited
school of nursing is required: BSN or Masters degree is preferred.
LICENSED/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED? 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. May require CPR certification
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED? Two years experience as a Registered Nurse, at least one of which must be management experience