HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit (PCU) in Webster, Texas
_Clear Lake Regional Medical Center – Webster, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/
_Registered Nurse (RN) – Progressive Care Unit (PCU)._
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) – Progressive Care Unit (PCU).
The 36-bed bed unit is a 24-hour provider of acute, medical care services to adult and geriatric populations with a wide variety of diagnoses including but not limited to, stroke, pneumonia, COPD. This unit also services as a telemetry overflow.
RESPONSIBILITIES: * Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients. * Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for Cardiovascular 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., Dopamine, Lidocaine, Dobutrex, and Cardizem) and other cardiac drugs, as per protocol. Assesses patients in an ongoing manner, per protocol. * 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 * 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. * 1-year of Medical Surgical RN experience in an acute care setting preferred. * Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners o Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required. o ACLS certification within three months of hire.
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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Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Progressive Care Unit (PCU)
Location: Texas-Webster-Clear Lake Regional Medical Center- Webster
Requisition ID: 01533-83936