RN, Registered Nurse - A9 Trauma Step Down

Location
Corpus Christi Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 01, 2020
Closes
Oct 29, 2020
Ref
2215
Specialty
Med / Surg, Step Down
Contract Type
Permanent
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 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!

**This position qualifies for Relocation Assistance as well as a SIGN-ON BONUS based on experience.**

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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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