HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac IMU in Kingwood, Texas

Kingwood Medical Center–Kingwood, Texas

Registered Nurse (RN) – Cardiac Intermediate Medical Unit (IMU) * Shift: Full-time 7a-7p *

Cardiac Intermediate Medical Unit (IMU) is a 24-bed acute care cardiac unit that provides care of the adult and geriatric patients with a wide variety of medical – cardiac diagnoses. Telemetry monitoring is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by dedicated monitor techs located in a central monitoring station located adjacent to the nurses’ station on the unit. Patients are received through various entry points including patient registration, the Emergency Department, Cath Lab, physician's offices, and from the critical care units. Types of patients requiring care (diagnostic and therapeutic modalities):

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

  • Coronary Artery Disease

  • Acute Coronary Syndrome

  • Congestive Heart Failure

  • Life-threatening Arrhythmias

  • Post-Cardiac Intervention

Kingwood Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse ( RN) – Cardiac Intermediate Medical Unit (IMU).

Responsibilities:

  • The registered nurse is responsible for coordinating the nursing care of assigned patients in the unit in order to provide quality patient care to patients in applicable age specific populations.

  • The registered nurse applies knowledge of the principles of growth and development.

  • Employee is responsible for knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria for the appropriate age populations.

  • According to established facility policies and procedures, the registered nurse provides and supplies professional nursing care exercising independent judgment in utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate.

  • The registered nurse provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary nursing and other patient care team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

  • Actual duties and responsibilities may vary depending on assigned area.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing, BSN preferred

  • 1 or more years recent clinical experience as an RN preferred

  • Current RN licensure by Texas Board of Nursing or a Board of Nursing from a compact state.

  • Current BLS from the American Heart Association

  • Current ACLS from the American Heart Association within 90 days of hire

  • EKG/Dysrhythmia recognition required

  • CCRN preferred

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac IMU

Location: Texas-Kingwood-Kingwood Medical Center - Kingwood

Requisition ID: 03198-71731