RN, Registered Nurse - ICU

Employer
Christus Health
Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 25, 2021
Closes
Aug 25, 2021
Ref
11850_12721
Specialty
ICU / CCU, Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description

Summary:

Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.

CHRISTUS Spohn South’s Medical Intensive Care Unit has as a total of 8 beds which contributes to a close-family like atmosphere for the associates. This quaint environment promotes and requires teamwork to facilitate and maintain superior patient outcomes and staff satisfaction above the national benchmark, evident through NDNQI benchmarking. The average daily census is approximately 7- 8 patients and the top 5 diagnosis for patients in the unit includes cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disorders, diabetes with and without major complication or comorbidity, sepsis with and without multi-organ failure, renal failure, and respiratory failure with and without major complication or comorbidity.

Our team genuinely cares for each other, which translates into high staff satisfaction and extraordinary patient outcomes. Our team has a vested interest in new members to the team, and easily welcomes, and teaches new members our way of life which includes an appreciation to grow professional knowledge and practice through education, in-services, and recognition.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
  • One-year experience in nursing preferred.
  • Current Texas State RN License
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date NIHSS required within 90 days of hire/transfer date

Work Type: 

Full Time


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