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Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Telemetry (PCU)
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Corpus Christi Medical Center | Corpus Christi, TX
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Job Description

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Corpus Christi, TX

Registered Nurse (RN) - 2 East - Cardiac/Telemetry

Shift: 7a/7p - Full Time

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) - 2 East - Cardiac/Telemetry at our Doctor's Regional Medical campus.


* 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


* Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
* Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas
* Any new graduates of RN programs will provide proof of intent to complete license examination
* Current CPR certification
* ACLS required or within a minimum of one year employment.
* Acute care experience within last 5 years required

About Corpus Christi Medical Center

At Corpus Christi Medical Center, we are committed to providing you with the best available healthcare along with convenient and reliable billing services. We are pleased to offer HPS, Healthcare Payment System. Now you can view your account information and submit credit payments via our secure site, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Click on the icon above. You can reach our Patient Account Services office toll-free at (866) 453-5906 or (713) 448-2099. It is important to remember that your hospital bill covers services provided by the hospital: room, nursing care, meals, housekeeping and linen. It may also include services ordered by your physician: X-rays, laboratory tests, medical supplies and oxygen. The bill does not include charges for your personal physician, surgeon, anesthesiologist, pathologist, emergency physician, radiologist, or other physician assistants. You will receive separate bills from these physicians. We hope our financial services office can resolve any questions that you may have. Corpus Christi Medical Center looks forward to serving you in the future. Click here for a map to our four locations.