Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/20/2019
Job Category:
Nursing
Registered Nurse (RN) - Intermediate Care Unit (IMU) -...
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Job Description

Corpus Christi Medical Center, Corpus Christi, TX

An HCA Affiliated Hospital

Registered Nurse (RN) - Intermediate Care Unit (IMU).

Work Schedule: Full-time, Nights/Weekends Rotate - 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.

We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.

Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including:

* 24-hour Emergency Services
* Bariatric Services
* Behavioral Health Services
* Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment
* Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery
* Diagnostic Imaging/MRI
* Breast Diagnostic Center
* Inpatient Rehabilitation
* Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Level I, II, III
* Maternal and Neonatal Transport
* Neurosurgical and Neurological Services
* Orthopedic Services
* Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation
* Women's Health Center

Corpus Christi Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) - Intermediate Care Unit (IMCU) at our Doctor's Regional Medical Center campus.

The 10-bed bed unit is a 24-hour provider of acute care services provided for adult and geriatric population with a wide variety of medical - cardiac diagnoses.

Intermediate Care Unit, IMU, IMCU, Progressive Care Unit, PCU, Step-down, Cardiac, Telemetry

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act with emphasis on the cardiovascular service line


* Use therapeutic communication in daily practice


* Maintain a safe and therapeutic Telemetry environment


* Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual Telemetry patients


* Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process


* Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care


* Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver


* Participate in cardiovascular department specific initiatives and process improvement


* Promote a supportive Telemetry environment


* Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistant, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse externs


* Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients as assigned


* Support the mission, vision and values of the organization



QUALIFICATIONS:

* Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required.


* 1 year of Medical Surgical RN experience in an acute care setting


* Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
* Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required





We offer a generous compensation package including:

Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts,

along with other voluntary benefit options and programs.

Come make a difference - Apply Online Now!