HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge RN - IMCU in Webster, Texas

_Clear Lake Regional Medical Center – Webster, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/

_Charge Nurse RN – Intermediate Care Unit_

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care, and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has been providing high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Bay Area Houston region.

Some of the services provided atClear Lake Regional Medical Centerinclude: * Breast Diagnostic Center * Cancer care * Diabetes management * Level III emergency department * ACR-accredited imaging center * One-on-one therapy * Neuroscience and neurology * Minimally-invasive and robotic surgery * Wound treatment center * Women’s and Children’s Center Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, a/ Top Performer on Joint Commission Key Qualities/, opened its doors in 1972. Today, we have approximately 2,000 staff members and 900 physicians in multiple specialties – more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region. Clear Lake Regional Medical Center *is looking for a *Charge Nurse RN – Intermediate Care Unit.

The 16-bed bed unit is a 24-hour provider of acute care services provided for adult and geriatric population with a wide variety of medical – cardiac diagnoses.

RESPONSIBILITIES: * Responsible for assisting, planning, implementing and evaluating care for patients on the Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU). * Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the 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. * Functions as charge nurse on assigned shifts. * Communicates with Nurse Director, Nurse Manager, and Administrator on Site (AOS) regarding patient care, staff conflicts and unusual occurrences. * Assist in ensuring supplies and equipment are available for use. * Displays positive customer service behaviors. * Must meet the position requirements for the Staff R.N. in the IMCU. * Acts as clinical resource for the staff. * Responds to Code Blue in the IMCU, and implements life-saving measures, per ACLS protocol. * Responds to Rapid Response calls in the IMCU, and follows policy for interventions. * Assesses patients on an ongoing manner, per policy. * Models and reinforces behavior with goals for teaching the patient; communicates patient status to appropriate members of the healthcare team. Provides support to the family members as needed. * Monitors and collects data for Performance improvement, identified as needed for high risk, low volume or problem prone issues. QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required. * BS Nursing preferred. * 8 hours of acute stroke education annually * 6 months’ experience as an RN. * Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners o Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required o Current ACLS certification within six months of hire o NIHSS certifications within 6 months of hire, unless currently certified then needs to be maintained annually. We offer a generous compensation package including: Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs.

Title: Charge RN - IMCU

Location: Texas-Webster-Clear Lake Regional Medical Center- Webster

Requisition ID: 01533-70546