As a nurse, you’re in for an exciting and rewarding career. This versatile field is rich with opportunity, including the option to master your skill set in one particular area of nursing. With the strength and diversity of our HCA network, you’ll find all the resources and support you need to pursue your area of interest. Click the specialties below to learn more about our specific offerings.
It takes a unique type of strength to be an HCA critical care nurse. The fast-paced environment requires quick reaction and confidence. Nurses in the intensive care units are consistently called on to make important clinical judgment calls and exercise critical thinking skills as they respond to patients in life-threatening situations.
HCA emergency nursing is a high-energy, highly rewarding career. Our ED nurses are attracted to the fast-paced, dynamic environment that allows them to make a direct impact on saving lives. Emergency nurses are self-assured and not afraid to make quick decisions, rapid assessments and expedient treatments.
Surgery is a pivotal, and often life-changing, event for a patient. Surgical nurses play a key role in assessing, planning and implementing care before, during and after surgery. Nurses work collaboratively with qualified surgeons, anesthesiologists, perfusionists, surgical technologists and other members of the team to ensure all procedures are performed with the highest standards.
In the field of women’s nursing, miracles happen every day. HCA-Houston hospitals offer career opportunities in high-risk/antepartum, labor and delivery, postpartum and gynecological nursing. Nurses in women’s services meet the changing needs of the mother, newborn and family.
No day is ever the same for medical/surgical nurses. Providing care for a range of patient needs, medical/surgical nurses are given the opportunity to utilize a variety of skills and areas of knowledge. At HCA, the team-based approach requires every nurse to step up and perform as a leader.
Our cardiac care nurses work part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to provide the very best care to our cardiac patients. Quality cardiologists and cardiac surgeons partner with the nursing teams in the CV Operating Rooms, Cardiac Cath Labs Cardiac Care Units, Cardiac Rehabilitation departments and Patient Educators to ensure optimal care.
Qualified intermediate care nurses are in greater demand than ever before. The increased acuity of inpatients has made these units vital to our ever-expansive network. Intermediate care units, and the nursing staff within them, provide much-needed care to patients who are a step down from critical care units.