RN, Registered Nurse - NICU
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 21, 2022
The Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care for
the comfort and well-being of patients. The Registered Nurse (RN)
prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and
treatments. The Registered Nurse (RN) administers prescribed
medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient
vital signs. The Registered Nurse (RN) observes and maintains
records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
The Registered Nurse (RN) participates as primary nurse, associate
nurse, a team member or team leader in the planning and
implementing of patient care. The Registered Nurse (RN) directs and
assists in carrying out safe aseptic technique and procedures. The
Registered Nurse (RN) offers leadership and direction to all
support staff within department.
Our 24-bed Level II and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
allows premature babies and newborns with special needs to stay
close to their recovering mothers. All babies who come to our NICU
are critically ill infants who are born prematurely, typically
between 24 and 36 weeks, as many of these infants have low birth
weights with multiple medical problems. Our NICU also cares for
full term newborns with medical problems. We have approximately 220
deliveries a month. Our NICU offers board-certified neonatologists
and neonatal nurse practitioners available 24/7 to manage any
complications with premature or critically ill newborns.
Although the fragile newborns we care for are sustained by
sophisticated equipment, the NICU team never loses sight of the
CHRISTUS vision and the healing power of "the human touch" through
family centered care. Our staff is so dedicated to ensuring every
mom and family have a great experience at Spohn South. We are a
Texas Ten Steps facility which means breastfeeding is very
important to us. We are on the journey to Baby Friendly Designation
which places the infant and family at the center of everything we
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.**
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan,
implement and evaluate nursing care.
Current Texas State RN License
CPR (American Heart Association)
NRP required within 90 days of hire or transfer date
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