RN, Registered Nurse - A9 Trauma Step Down

Employer
Christus Health
Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 08, 2021
Closes
Nov 08, 2021
Ref
11850_6946
Specialty
Med / Surg, Step Down
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description

Summary:

**This position is eligible for a $20,000 sign-on bonus** 

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 Shoreline houses the region’s only Level II Trauma Center.The Shoreline Med/Surg Trauma Stepdown is an ICU overflow unit.Our patient population includes downgraded traumas including motor vehicle or bicycle crashes, industrial accident falls, pedestrian-vehicle accidents, gunshot and stab wounds, traumatic brain injuries, chest/abdominal, orthopedic and spinal cord injuries.We also treat patients on non-titrated cardiac drips.Our nurses are BLS and ACLS certified and are in the process of obtaining TNCC.The patient /nurse ratio averages around 5:1.

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Spohn family!

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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
  • EKG required within 90 days of hire/transfer date

Work Type: 

Full Time


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