Apply Now Licensed Vocational Nurse - A9 Trauma Progressive Care Job in Corpus Christi
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.
A9 Trauma Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is a 27-bed intermediate care unit with an emphasis on the neurological, thoracic, abdominal, and orthopedic trauma patient. In addition, A9 PCU is the designated stroke overflow unit for CHRISTUS Spohn. As a PCU, A9 registered nurses hold BLS, ACLS, TNCC, and NIHSS certificates and are required to hold multiple advanced competencies to include the administration of anti-arrhythmic drips, the management of non-invasive respiratory support, and the performance of serial neurological and NIHSS exams. . Our staffing consists of a 1:3-5 nurse to patient ratio that is adjusted based on patient acuity. As a nurse working on this fast-paced unit, you can expect to working with a hard-working, diverse, highly collaborative team of physicians, advanced practitioners, RNs, LVNs, Therapists, RRTs, and ancillary staff. If you are a professional whom is looking for both growth and support in an exciting setting, consider joining our team!
- Graduate of an accredited school of vocational nursing.
- Will accept new graduate.
- Current Texas State LVN License
- CPR (American Heart Association)
- EKG within 90 days of hire/transfer date