HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Charge Registered Nurse Med Surg in Corpus Christi, Texas

_Corpus Christi Medical Center – Corpus Christi, TX_

_Charge Nurse (RN) – 2 North – Medical/Surgical_ __ Corpus Christi Medical Centeris 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 Centeris 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 Centeris currently looking for aCharge Nurse (RN) – 2 North – Medical/Surgical.

_Responsibilities:_ * The Charge Nurse coordinates nursing care on the unit through staff assignments, assisting/rounding with physicians, coordinating patient orders, communicating with ancillary departments and assisting staff. * Coordinates nursing care for the patient and participates in patient / family education. Works collaboratively with ancillary staff and other patient care personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. * Participates in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety and quality of care. * Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, co-workers and other customers. * Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. * Fulfills departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital.

_Qualifications:_ * Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners
* Current BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS certification required
* Candidates without ACLS are eligible for employment but must complete ACLS within six (6) months from their date of hire.
* Graduation from an accredited school of nursing required.
* Two years of experience as a Medical Surgical nurse is required. Experience as a charge nurse or management position preferred. * Completion of Basic EKG Course is preferred if no prior experience.__

Title: Charge Registered Nurse Med Surg

Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Medical Center

Requisition ID: 08298-7359