RN, Registered Nurse - ICU
Company: Christus Health
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: July 22, 2021
Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and
well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician
during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed
medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient
vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care,
condition, reaction, and progress.
CHRISTUS Spohn South’s Medical Intensive Care Unit has as a
total of 8 beds which contributes to a close-family like atmosphere
for the associates. This quaint environment promotes and requires
teamwork to facilitate and maintain superior patient outcomes and
staff satisfaction above the national benchmark, evident through
NDNQI benchmarking. The average daily census is approximately 7- 8
patients and the top 5 diagnosis for patients in the unit includes
cardiac arrhythmias and conduction disorders, diabetes with and
without major complication or comorbidity, sepsis with and without
multi-organ failure, renal failure, and respiratory failure with
and without major complication or comorbidity.
Our team genuinely cares for each other, which translates into
high staff satisfaction and extraordinary patient outcomes. Our
team has a vested interest in new members to the team, and easily
welcomes, and teaches new members our way of life which includes an
appreciation to grow professional knowledge and practice through
education, in-services, and recognition.
- 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 hire/transfer date
- 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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