RN, Registered Nurse - Neuro Progressive Care 8NT
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: June 22, 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.
8NT is a 36-bed unit with a focus on Neuro Telemetry and Neuro
Surgical Services. The primary patient population is composed of
stroke, brain and spinal conditions that range from; seizures,
brain aneurysm, laminectomy, cervical fusion, stable
craniotomy/mechanical thrombectomy after 24H ICU recovery,
Guillain-Barre syndrome, and myasthenia gravis. Our staffing
consists of a 1:3-5 nurse to patient ratio that is adjusted based
on patient acuity. We have a strong working relationship with our
neuro surgeons and neurologist who provide education and guidance
to help enhance our nursing care. 8NT prides itself on our DNV
Comprehensive Level 1 stroke certification. We strive to maintain a
culture of teamwork and quality. Every associate from our
Physicians, Stroke coordinators, Nurses, Certified Nursing
assistants, therapy, and case management play a crucial role in the
success of our unit.
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
NIHSS required within 90 days of hire/transfer date
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