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Licensed Vocational Nurse - A9 Trauma Progressive Care

Company: Christus Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Summary:Provides primary care to a designated group of patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse.Assists in the collection of patient data used to determine nursing needs of the patient.Works with other disciplines to ensure a collaborative approach to the care of the patient.A9 Trauma Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is a 27-bed intermediate care unit with an emphasis on the neurological, thoracic, abdominal, and orthopedic trauma patient. In addition, A9 PCU is the designated stroke overflow unit for CHRISTUS Spohn. As a PCU, A9 registered nurses hold BLS, ACLS, TNCC, and NIHSS certificates and are required to hold multiple advanced competencies to include the administration of anti-arrhythmic drips, the management of non-invasive respiratory support, and the performance of serial neurological and NIHSS exams. . Our staffing consists of a 1:3-5 nurse to patient ratio that is adjusted based on patient acuity. As a nurse working on this fast-paced unit, you can expect to working with a hard-working, diverse, highly collaborative team of physicians, advanced practitioners, RNs, LVNs, Therapists, RRTs, and ancillary staff. If you are a professional whom is looking for both growth and support in an exciting setting, consider joining our team!Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing.
  • Will accept new graduate.
  • Current Texas State LVN License
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • EKG within 90 days of hire/transfer dateWork Type:Full Time

Keywords: Christus Health, Corpus Christi , Licensed Vocational Nurse - A9 Trauma Progressive Care, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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