RN, Registered Nurse - Trauma Progressive Care A9
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: September 23, 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.
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
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
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