Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

7PM-7AM

Job ID

5000381613306

Req. No

70028091

Job Title

RN, Registered Nurse - ICU **SIGN-ON BONUS and Relocation**

Region

CHRISTUS Spohn

Category

Registered Nurse (RN)

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS Spohn Hosp-Kleberg-25400

Address

1311 General Cavazos Blvd
Kingsville, TX  78363
US

Type

Full Time

Apply Now RN, Registered Nurse - ICU **SIGN-ON BONUS and Relocation** Job in Kingsville

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:

Myocardial Infarction

Congestive Heart Failure

Arrhythmias

COPD

Septic Shock

CVA

Overdoses

Hypertensive Crisis

Pneumonia

DKA

Common surgical conditions are:

Appendectomy

Exploratory laparotomy

Cholycytectomy (laparoscopic and open procedures)

Bowel Resection

Hystercystectomy

Amputation

Our 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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  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care
  • One-year RN experience in ICU preferred. May accept new graduate.
  • Current Texas State RN License
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date
  • Unit Specific Requirements

    • Ssh Icu/Micu (A3), Ssh Coronary Oth (A4), Ssh Cardio Icu (Cvicu), Ssh Icu/Micu 3 & Ssh Trauma Icu: NIHSS required within 90 days of hire/transfer date
    • Ssh Icu/Micu (A3), Ssh Cardio Icu (Cvicu) & Ssh Icu/Micu 3: EKG within 90 days of hire/transfer date
    • Ssh Trauma Icu: TNCC required within 18 months of hire/transfer date
    • Ssh Trauma Icu: ENPC or PALS required within 18 months of hire/transfer date
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