Registered Nurse – Heart Transplant IMU, ICU opened to Acute Care RN Exp. $15K SOB

Registered Nurse – Heart Transplant IMU, ICU opened to Acute Care RN Exp. $15K SOB

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Heart Failure & Heart Transplant IMU/ICU

LOCATION: Houston, TX

SHIFT: Days 3x12's and Nights 3x12's opened

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

 

Job Description:

Units opened:

Heart Transplant ICU

3x12's Days and Nights Opened

Nurse to Patient Ratio: 1:1-2

1-2 years ICU or Cardiac Care Preferred

Heart Failure IMU/ICU

3x12's Days and Nights Opened

Nurse to Patient Ratio: 1:3-4 IMU, 1:1-2 ICU

2 years ICU Preferred

Heart Transplant IMU

3x12's Days and Nights Opened

Nurse to Patient Ratio: 1:3-4

2 years Acute Care, Med Surg, Cardiac, Tele Preferred

  

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
  • Employee discount program
  • Excellent room for growth and advancement

Requirements:

  • BSN preferred - Will accept ASN if committed to complete in 3 years ( Tuition reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment benefits offered)
  • Active RN license within the State of practice.
  • 2 years of current acute care hospital critical care experience. or 1 year IMU, ICU Experience.
  • Current Certifications Required: BCLS/ACLS upon hire – NIHSS within 90 days Preferred: CCRN.
  • Passing score on Critical Care Test/ Rhythm interpretation examination. 
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds and exposure to patient elements and handling of emergencies and critical patient incidents.
  • Ability to multitask with limited direction.

 

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