Licensed Vocational Nurse - A5 Interventional Cardiology
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi Shoreline
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Provides primary care to a designated group of patients under the direction of the Registered Nurse. Assists in the collection of patient data used to determine nursing needs of the patient. Works with other disciplines to ensure a Collaborative approach to the care of the patient.
A5 is a 27-bed Progressive Care Unit that provides care for patients that have undergone an interventional cardiovascular procedure. We primarily care for cardiac patients admitted from the Cardiac Cath Lab post stent placement, pacemaker placement & peripheral interventions. We also care for patients admitted for post CABG, Unstable Angina, NSTEMI, STEMI & peripheral vascular occlusions. The nurses run critical drips as well as maintain and pull arterial sheaths. We maintain a patient ratio of 1:3-1:5 dependent on patient acuity.
- Graduate from an accredited school of vocational nursing.
- Will accept a new graduate from an accredited school of vocational nursing.
- Current Texas State LVN license.
- CPR - (American Heart Association)