HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit in Webster, Texas

_Clear Lake Regional Medical Center – Webster, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/

_Registered Nurse RN – Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit CVICU._

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 atClear Lake Regional Medical Centerinclude: * 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 – Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit CVICU.

The 8-bed bed unit is a 24-hour provider of critical care services provided for adult and geriatric population

RESPONSIBILITIES: * Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients. * Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the CVICU 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 situations and implements life-saving measures per ACLS protocol. * Interprets ECG rhythm strips and evaluates 12-lead ECG’s. * Monitors and titrates IV vasoactive, antiarrhythmic and other special drugs. * Assists with insertion of arterial lines, pulmonary artery catheters and IABP. * Monitors invasive pressures such as those above. * Draws blood from arterial, CVP and other invasive lines. * Assesses critically ill patients in an ongoing manner, per protocol. * Accompanies and monitors patients going to other department for tests/procedures. * May accompany patients in transport during inter-facility transfers. * Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit as needed QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required. * BS Nursing preferred. * 6 months of CVICU RN experience in an acute care setting preferred. * Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners * ACLS certification within six months of employment * CCRN certification within 2 years of hire preferred * NIHSS certification within 6 months of hire, unless currently certified then needs to be maintained. * 5 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.

Title: Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Location: Texas-Webster-Clear Lake Regional Medical Center- Webster

Requisition ID: 01533-69980