RN, Registered Nurse - A9 Trauma Progressive Care
Christus Health

Corpus Christi, Texas


Summary:

**This position is eligible for a $20,000 sign-on bonus**

Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.

CHRISTUS Spohn Shoreline houses the region's only Level II Trauma Center. A9 Trauma Progressive Care Unit (PCU) is a 27-bed intermediate care unit with an emphasis on the neurological, thoracic, abdominal, and orthopedic trauma patient. In addition, A9 PCU is the designated stroke overflow unit for CHRISTUS Spohn. As a PCU, A9 registered nurses hold BLS, ACLS, TNCC, and NIHSS certificates and are required to hold multiple advanced competencies to include the administration of anti-arrhythmic drips, the management of non-invasive respiratory support, and the performance of serial neurological and NIHSS exams.

Our staffing consists of a 1:3-5 nurse to patient ratio that is adjusted based on patient acuity.

As a nurse working on this fast-paced unit, you can expect to working with a hard-working, diverse, highly collaborative team of physicians, advanced practitioners, RNs, LVNs, Therapists, RRTs, and ancillary staff. If you are a professional whom is looking for both growth and support in an exciting setting, consider joining our team!

If you are looking to join a rapidly growing faith-based organization that encourages professional development, we want you to become a part of the CHRISTUS Spohn family!

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Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
  • One-year experience in nursing preferred.
  • Current Texas State RN License
  • CPR (American Heart Association)
  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date
  • EKG required within 90 days of hire/transfer date
Work Type:

Full Time


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