HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN PRN - Telemetry in Corpus Christi, Texas
_Corpus Christi Medical Center – Corpus Christi, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/
AtCorpus Christi Medical Center, you’ll find that caring extends to both our patients and our people.
We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You’ve come to the right place.
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:
_Registered Nurse RN_for the*Medical Telemetry Unit.*
*Shift: *Varies *Type: *PRN, As Needed
The 25-bed unit is a 24-hour provider of acute, medical care services to adult and geriatric populations with a wide variety of diagnoses.
POSITION SUMMARY: * 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
EDUCATION: * Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required. EXPERIENCE: * 1 year of Medical Surgical RN experience in an acute care setting CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSE: * Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas * Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required
Title: RN PRN - Telemetry
Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Heart Hospital
Requisition ID: 08298-6994