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Registered Nurse Lead - A5 Med/Surg Cardiac Tele

Company: Christus Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionSummary:

This entry level management position will be responsible for assisting the department manager in daily operations and staff leadership. Responsible for conducting performance evaluations and dealing with staffing issues. Assist the charge nurse with evaluation of admissions, discharges and patient flow. Supervise work activities of licensed and non-licensed associates. This position will be working a percentage of time as a staff nurse. Assists in communicating a shared vision, mission and values within the department. Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care according to established standards, policies and procedures. Maintains an atmosphere that supports and encourages high performance, teamwork and continual improvement of associates.

A5 is a 27-bed Progressive Care Unit that provides care for patients that have undergone an -interventional cardiovascular -procedure. We primarily care for cardiac patients admitted from the Cardiac Cath Lab post stent placement, pacemaker placement & peripheral interventions. We also care for patients admitted for post CABG, Unstable Angina, NSTEMI, STEMI & peripheral vascular occlusions. The nurses run critical drips as well as maintain and pull arterial sheaths. We maintain a patient ratio of 1:3-1:5 dependent on patient acuity.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
  • Minimum 2-3 years Nursing experience preferred.
  • Current Texas State RN License
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • ACLS required within 90 days of hire/transfer date
  • CPI required within 90 days of hire/transfer date for Emergency Services Departments.
  • NIHSS required within 90 days of hire/transfer date- ED/ICU/Neuro/IR

    Work Type: -

    Full Time

Keywords: Christus Health, Corpus Christi , Registered Nurse Lead - A5 Med/Surg Cardiac Tele, Healthcare , Corpus Christi, Texas

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