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Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit

Company: HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake
Location: Webster
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description Introduction HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient. Benefits HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income. Learn more about Employee Benefits Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake! Job Summary: We are seeking a (RN) ICU for our facility to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and we are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now! POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:
    • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients.
    • Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the Neuro Trauma Intensive 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 and evaluates 12-lead EKG'
    • Monitors and titrates IV vasoactive, antiarrhythmic and other special 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 arterial, CVP and other invasive lines.
    • Responds in a customer friendly atmosphere.
    • Answers call lights, performs hourly rounding and documentation of via initials.
    • Responsible for physical appearance of the nursing unit including POU, Storage area, and lounge.
    • 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
    • Monitors invasive pressures.
    • Assesses critically ill patients on an ongoing manner, per P&P.
    • 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. POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing Preferred
        • 1 year ICU experience Required.
        • Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners.
        • CCRN certification within two years of hire preferred.
        • 8 hours of acute stroke education annually.
        • Advanced Cardiac Life Spt must be obtained within 60 months of employment start date
        • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
        • NIH Stroke Scale must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake is a 530+ bed hospital where sophisticated, world-class medicine meets the comfort, care and convenience of a community hospital. For more than 40 years, we have proudly been providing high quality, cost-effective, comprehensive healthcare to the Houston Bay Area. We opened our doors in 1972 and now employ 2,000+ staff members and 900+ physicians in a wide range of specialties. Our specialists offer more talent and experience than any other hospital in the region. We are a Level II Trauma Center and the only exclusive heart hospital south of Houston. Our accredited center provides nationally-recognized care in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and recovery of cardiovascular diseases. HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake offers a variety of other services, including Woman Services, Pediatric Care, Breast Diagnostic Center, ACR-accredited Imaging Center, Wound Care Treatment Center featuring Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and much more. We are members of HCA Houston Healthcare, the most comprehensive family of hospitals in the region and part of the leading provider of healthcare in the country, HCA Healthcare. Together we are stronger, smarter and more accessible in providing the patient-centered care you need close to home. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare. Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Houston Healthcare Clear Lake, Houston , Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit, Healthcare , Webster, Texas

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