University Health System’s Operating Room “OR” serves patients of all ages during one of the most critical times of their stay at University Hospital. Each OR suite is staffed with one RN and one surgical technologist supported by an anesthesia resident, anesthesia faculty MD, staff MDs and surgical residents. The nurse to patient ratio is always 1:1 in the OR. The OR is a challenging environment with leading-edge equipment and instrumentation required to serve our patients. It is fast-paced and allows for a great expansion of knowledge and specialized skills.
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What sets us apart?
The OR team is known for their swift response and specialized skills when called upon in emergency situations. Other department advantages include:
• Learning environment
• Cutting-edge technology
• Numerous Nationally Certified Nurses (AORN)
• Highly trained and specialized surgeons
Staff Nurse (RN) Opportunity:
Provides basic leadership skills for assigned patients, collaborates with other departments and begins process of proactive thinking when implementing the plan of care for routine patients. Requirements: TX RN license required, BSN highly preferred; American Heart Association BLS required.
Owned by the people of Bexar County, University Health System is a nationally recognized academic medical center. In partnership with UT Medicine San Antonio, the practice plan of The University of Texas Health Science Center, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.
Just recently, U.S. News & World Report ranked University Hospital as the Best Metro Hospital and Best for nephrology and urology.
Also, University Hospital is the only pediatric trauma center for San Antonio and South Texas. The trauma team at University Hospital is recognized for its expertise in treating serious injuries and burns in children by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The ACS verified University Hospital as a pediatric trauma center in October 2012, after a lengthy application process and site visit.