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Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Registered Nurse in the CV IMU!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake – Webster, TX
Registered Nurse (RN) – Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit (CV IMU)
HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is a 490-bed acute care facility offering inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services. The campus includes Level II trauma capabilities, a Neuroscience Institute, The Heart & Vascular Hospital, a bariatrics program, the Breast Diagnostic Center, a wound care center, a level III Neonatal ICU, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department and pediatric ICU.
What you will do in this role:
Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients.
Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for Cardiovascular Intermediate Care Unit 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 and implements life-saving measures, per ACLS protocol.
Interprets EKG rhythm strips, on all telemetry patients.
Monitors special drugs (i.e., Dopamine, Lidocaine, Dobutrex, and Cardizem) and other cardiac drugs, as per protocol. Assesses patients in an ongoing manner, per protocol.
Assists physician with procedures, as needed (i.e., thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, and venous access devices). Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit, as needed.
Responsible for assessment of patient with telemetry monitoring and/or continuous pulse oximeter.
Responsible for maintaining customer friendly atmosphere. Draws blood from venous lines.
Models and reinforces behavior consistent with goals for teaching the patient, communicates patient status to appropriate member of the healthcare team, and provides support to the family, as needed.
Scanning supplies from P.O.U. area. Responsible for ensuring Through-Put Plan is enforced and followed.
Responsible for scanning patient armbands and administering medications via E-MAR.
Responsible for entering orders via Order Management in computer
Responsible for ensuring core measure patients are identified and protocols followed.
Responsible for maintaining patient safety goals
What qualifications you will need:
B.S. Nursing preferred.
Previous RN experience preferred.
Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners
Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required.
ACLS certification within six months of employment.
NIHSS certification within 6 months of hire, unless currently certified then needs to be maintained.
5 hours of acute stroke education annually.
HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.
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