Posted: Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:37 AM
Clear Lake Regional Medical Center – Webster, TX An HCA Affiliated Hospital Registered Nurse RN – Intermediate Care Unit IMCU Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care, and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, Clear Lake Regional Medical Center has been providing high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Bay Area Houston region. Some of the services provided at Clear Lake Regional Medical Center include: Breast Diagnostic Center Cancer care Diabetes management Level III emergency department ACR-accredited imaging center One-on-one therapy Neuroscience and neurology Minimally-invasive and robotic surgery Wound treatment center Women’s and Children’s Center Clear Lake Regional Medical Center, a Top Performer on Joint Commission Key Qualities, opened its doors in 1972. Today, we have approximately 2,000 staff members and 900 physicians in multiple specialties – more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region. Clear Lake Regional Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse RN – Intermediate Care Unit IMCU. The 16-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. RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients. Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the Intermediate Care Unit and managing all assigned personnel, supplies, and equipment. Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess and improve the quality of patient care. Responds to Code Blue and implements life-saving measures, per ACLS protocol. Interprets EKG rhythm strips, on all telemetry patients. Monitors special drugs (i.e., Insulin, Dopamine, Lidocaine, Dobutrex, and Cardizem) and other cardiac drugs, as per physician order. Assesses patients in an on-going manner, per patient acuity. Assists physician with procedures, as needed (i.e., thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, and venous access devices). Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit, as needed. Responsible for assessment of patient with telemetry monitoring and/or continuous pulse oximeter. Responsible for maintaining customer friendly atmosphere. Draws blood from venous lines. Models and reinforces behavior consistent with goals for teaching the patient, communicates patient status to appropriate member of the healthcare team, and provides support to the family, as needed. Scanning supplies from P.O.U. area. Responsible for ensuring Through-Put Plan is enforced and followed. Responsible for scanning patient armbands and administering medications via E-MAR. Responsible for entering orders via Order Management in computer and following CPOE orders. Responsible for ensuring core measure patients are identified and protocols followed. Responsible for maintaining patient safety goals QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required. BS Nursing preferred. 6 months of Medical Surgical RN experience in an acute care setting preferred. Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required Current ACLS certification within six months of hire EKG competency prior to completion of orientation period. 8 hours of acute stroke education annually 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.
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• Location: Houston
• Post ID: 47505777 houston