Registered Nurse (RN) Intermediate Care Unit (IMU)

Location
Webster, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Mar 26, 2018
Ref
01533-89704
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center - Webster, TX

An HCA Affiliated Hospital

Registered Nurse (RN) - Intermediate Care Unit (IMU)

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
, where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care, and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has been providing high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Bay Area Houston region. 

 

Some of the services provided at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
include:

  • Breast Diagnostic Center
  • Cancer care
  • Diabetes management
  • Level III emergency department
  • ACR-accredited imaging center
  • One-on-one therapy
  • Neuroscience and neurology
  • Minimally-invasive and robotic surgery
  • Wound treatment center
  • Womens and Childrens Center

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center
, a Top Performer on Joint Commission Key Qualities, opened its doors in 1972. Today, we have approximately 2,000 staff members and 900 physicians in multiple specialties - more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region.

 

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center 
is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Intermediate Care Unit (IMU)



RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients.
  • Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit and managing all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess and improve the quality of patient care.
  • Responds to Code Blue and implements life-saving measures, per ACLS protocol.
  • Interprets EKG rhythm strips, on all telemetry patients.
  • Monitors special drugs (i.e., Dopamine, Lidocaine, Dobutrex, and Cardizem) and other cardiac drugs, as per protocol. Assesses patients in an ongoing manner, per protocol.
  • Assists physician with procedures, as needed (i.e., thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, and venous access devices).  Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit, as needed.
  • Responsible for assessment of patient with telemetry monitoring and/or continuous pulse oximeter.
  • Responsible for maintaining customer friendly atmosphere. Draws blood from venous lines.
  • Models and reinforces behavior consistent with goals for teaching the patient, communicates patient status to appropriate member of the healthcare team, and provides support to the family, as needed.
  • Scanning supplies from P.O.U. area. Responsible for ensuring Through-Put Plan is enforced and followed.
  • Responsible for scanning patient armbands and administering medications via E-MAR.
  • Responsible for entering orders via Order Management in computer
  • Responsible for ensuring core measure patients are identified and protocols followed.
  • Responsible for maintaining patient safety goals

Progressive Care Unit, PCU, Transitional Care Unit, TCU, Step-down, Telemetry, Tele, IMCU

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