HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse PRN - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit in Webster, Texas

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

AtClear Lake Regional Medical Center, you'll find that caring extends to both our patients and our people.

We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You’ve come to the right place.

Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, a 610-bed facility in the heart of Bay Area Houston, was founded in 1972. We are committed to the care and improvement of human life. From fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, we ensure Bay Area residents receive the best available healthcare in their own community.

Currently accepting applications for Registered Nurse RN - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit CVICU.

The 8-bed bed unit is a 24-hour provider of critical care services provided for adult and geriatric population

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, antiarrhythmic 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 other department for tests/procedures. * May accompany patients in transport during inter-facility transfers. * Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit as needed

EDUCATION: * Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required. * BS Nursing preferred. * 5 hours of acute stroke education annually EXPERIENCE: * 6 months of CVICU RN experience in an acute care setting preferred. CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSE: * Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners * ACLS certification within six months of employment * CCRN certification within 2 years of hire preferred * NIHSS certification within 6 months of hire, unless currently certified then needs to be maintained.

Title: Registered Nurse PRN - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

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

Requisition ID: 01533-66735