RN, Registered Nurse - Trauma ICU
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: January 20, 2023
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.
The unit is a 24 bed Neuro/Surgical ICU, with neuro being the
primary focus. We admit a vast array of patients including Strokes
with and without TPA administration, head trauma, craniotomies,
aneurysm repairs, ICP monitoring, EVD placement/monitoring and
organ procurement. From a surgical standpoint we care for all
patients out of PACU (GI, ORTHO, SPINAL, etc.) with exception to
any open hearts. We also admit medical ICU patients and on occasion
will take overflow cardiac patients. The floor often has many
bedside procedures; chest tube, bronchoscopy, EGD, to name a few.
We have great teamwork and a family atmosphere.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan,
implement and evaluate nursing care.
One-year experience in nursing or more required.
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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