Licensed Vocational Nurse - A9 Trauma Progressive Care
Company: Christus Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: May 13, 2022
DescriptionSummary: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!
- 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
Keywords: Christus Health, Corpus Christi , Licensed Vocational Nurse - A9 Trauma Progressive Care, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas
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