Permanent Staff ICU position

  • $26.00 - $38.00/hour
  • Facility Notes: AP-Registered Nurse (RN) – Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) NIGHTS 7P-7A--UNIT| 24 beds-Pt Ratio 2|1-Orientation Sch| 1wk hsp/6-8wks unit-- -Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.- -We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.- -Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including|-24-hour Emergency Services-Bariatric Services-Behavioral Health Services-Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment-Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery-Diagnostic Imaging/MRI-Breast Diagnostic Center-Inpatient Rehabilitation-Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Level I, II, III-Maternal and Neonatal Transport-Neurosurgical and Neurological Services-Orthopedic Services-Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation-Women’s Health Center---Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).- -Responsibilities|-Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients.-Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the CVICU and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment.-Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess and improve the quality of patient care.-Responds to Code Blue situations and implements life-saving measures per ACLS protocol.-Interprets ECG rhythm strips and evaluates 12-lead ECG’s.-Monitors and titrates IV vasoactive, antiarrythmic and other special drugs.-Assists with insertion of arterial lines, pulmonary artery catheters and IABP.-Monitors invasive pressures such as those above.-Draws blood from arterial, CVP and other invasive lines.-Assesses critically ill patients in an ongoing manner, per protocol.-Accompanies and monitors patients going to othere department for tests/procedures.-May accompany patients in transport during interfacility transfers.-Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit as needed-Qualifications|--Minimum of one (1) year current Cardiovascular Intensive Care / ICU/MICU experience required.-Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current TX Licensure as an RN. -Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required.-ACLS certification within 90 days of hire.--Education| Associates in Nursing,BSN preferred-LICENSE| Active TX license/compact-BSN| add $0.50/hr
    Recent Experience: Must have at least 1 year of recent experience in same or similar department

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