HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Texas City, Texas
_Mainland Medical Center__-__Texas City, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/
Founded in 1952,Mainland Medical Centerhas been part of Galveston County for more than 55 years. Originally a 90-bed hospital, we have grown to a 223 bed acute care facility offering quality, compassionate care with state-of-the-art services. Our services include inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services.
Mainland Medical Center is part of the HCA Gulf Division, a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers, cancer centers, and diagnostic imaging facilities. It offers a complete continuum of specialized health programs and services that meet the needs of Greater Houston and South Texas residents and businesses. Our growth is truly a reflection of the changing needs of our community, our patients and rapidly advancing medical technology. Our services include: * Breast Care Center * Cardiovascular Services * Center for Sleep Disorders * Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine * Emergency Services * Level II Neonatal Intermediate Care Unit * Occupational Health and Wellness * Senior Mental Health * Women's Services Mainland Medical Centeris currently looking for aRegistered Nurse(RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
_Responsibilities:_ * Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients. * Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for Critical Care and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment * Maintains competency in performing all skills outlined in the Intensive Care Competency Skills List * Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess, and improve the quality of patient care * Responsible for direction of emergent care in crisis situation in a calm, knowledgeable manner * Obtaining blood from accessing arterial lines, central venous lines and pulmonary artery lines * Assists physician with procedures, including, but not limited to: intubation, thoracentesis, chest tube insertion, subclavian line insertion, pulmonary artery catheters * Maintains clear and respectful communication with patient, family, physicians, and other healthcare providers * Adheres to and complies with HCA's Code of Conduct as part of our Ethics and Compliance program. Attends annual training session * Responsible to know and conform to the Texas Nursing Practice Act and the board's rules and regulations as well as all federal, state, or local laws, rules or regulations affecting the RN's current area of nursing practice * Responsible to report unsafe nursing practice by an RN for which a nurse has reasonable cause to suspect that the practice has exposed, or is likely to expose, a client unnecessarily to risk of harm as a result of failing to provide client care that conforms to the minimum standards of acceptable and prevailing professional practice. The RN should report unsafe practice conditions or other practitioners to the appropriate authority or licensing board * Responsible to clarify any order or treatment regimen that the nurse has reason to believe is inaccurate, non-efficacious or contraindicated by consulting with the appropriate licensed practitioner and notifying the ordering practitioner when the RN makes the decision not to administer the medication or treatment * Assumes responsibility of charging unit, as appropriate
_Qualifications:_ * One year prior clinical experienced in an ICU setting required. * Graduate of accredited school of nursing * Current Texas licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners . * Current BLS required. * ACLS required within six (6) months of hire.
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Location: Texas-Texas City-Mainland Medical Center - Texas City
Requisition ID: 06218-90209