RN, Registered Nurse - Critical Care ICU A3
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.
Coronary/Medical ICU is a 24-bed multidisciplinary unit that
provides care to a wide range of patients with serious medical,
cardiac, and cardiac/surgical disorders or complications requiring
the highest level of monitoring and treatment. Our team uses
advanced technologies such as Swan-Ganz, Therapeutic Hypothermia
after Cardiac Arrest, CRRT, and IABP, to treat and monitor diseases
such as: Acute Coronary Syndrome, STEMI, NSTEMI, ARDS, Diabetic
Emergencies, Drug Overdose, GI Bleed, Multi-system Organ Failure,
Renal Failure, Respiratory Diseases and Sepsis. Along with the
Residence the Medical/Cardiac ICU staff delivers uncompromised care
in an environment of clinical excellence, collaboration, diversity,
teamwork, and mutual respect.
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
Unit Specific Requirements
Ssh Icu/Micu (A3), Ssh Coronary Oth (A4), Ssh Cardio Icu (Cvicu),
Ssh Icu/Micu 3 & Ssh Trauma Icu: NIHSS required within 90 days of
Ssh Icu/Micu (A3), Ssh Cardio Icu (Cvicu) & Ssh Icu/Micu 3: EKG
within 90 days of hire/transfer date
Ssh Trauma Icu: TNCC required within 18 months of hire/transfer
date Ssh Trauma Icu: ENPC or PALS required within 18 months of
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