RN, Registered Nurse - ICU **SIGN-ON BONUS and Relocation**
Registered Nurse (RN)
CHRISTUS Spohn Hosp-Kleberg-25400
1311 General Cavazos Blvd
Kingsville, TX 78363
Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
The Intensive Care Unit is a 10 bed, modern unit specializing in the care of the critically ill adults and elderly adults. Special procedures include but are not limited to: intubations with mechanical ventilator management, arterial lines, TEE, insertion of temporary pacemakers and external pacing, and cardiac drips. We have an average daily census of 8. This unit also monitors as many as 24 telemetry units.
The most frequent medical diagnoses seen are:
Congestive Heart Failure
Common surgical conditions are:
Cholycytectomy (laparoscopic and open procedures)
AmputationOur team consists of about 15 RNs and 3 CNAs. The ICU associates are known for their expertise, loyalty, team work and dedication. They are the code blue team, code green team and the code white team--all being medical emergency responders. They are excellent mentors and have helped many new nurses and students succeed. They provide excellent patient care and strive for customer satisfaction, which is evident by the unit consistently exceeding Press Ganey scores. The associates are involved with hospital committees and special events. The best part of working in the ICU is that we are truly a working family. In times of need, the good and the bad, the ICU associates are always there to rise to the occasion.
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