HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in McAllen, Texas

Rio Grande Regional Hospital–McAllen, TX

Registered Nurse (RN) – Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Founded in 1982, Rio Grande Regional Hospital (RGRH) , an HCA-affiliated facility, is proud of maintaining its status as one of the leading healthcare providers in the Rio Grande Valley. For nearly 30 years, we have remained focused and committed to providing quality healthcare to all members of our community.

With 320 beds and a team of more than 500 physicians representing over 35 specialties, we offer a range of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical, and specialty services, including:

  • 24-hour emergency room

  • Level III Trauma Center

  • Comprehensive cardiovascular care

  • The only pediatric heart program in the Valley

  • 30-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

    Rio Grande Regional Hospital is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

    Responsibilities:

  • 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 Intensive Care environment.

  • Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual ICU patients.

  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process.

  • Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care.

  • Promote an ICU environment that treats patients and families with dignity, respect and appreciation of their lifestyle, religion and culture.

  • Maintain high quality, age specific care for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients as assigned.

  • Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver.

  • Participate in Cardiovascular Department specific initiatives and process improvement.

  • Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses, and / or nurse interns.

  • Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing

  • Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners State of Texas.

  • Minimum of one-year experience in Critical Care in an acute care hospital within the last three years required.

  • Completed AHA ACLS Provider Course required upon hire for experienced ICU nurses. AHA ACLS required within 6 months of employment for non experienced ICU nurses.

  • CCRN preferred

  • Experience with high acuity ICU medical / surgical patients is preferred.

  • RN license or new graduate proof of intent to test.

  • Current CPR certification required.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Location: Texas-McAllen-Rio Grande Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 00372-6662