HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit in Houston, Texas
Do you have the career opportunities you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the nation's largest provider of healthcare services as a Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
HCA Houston Healthcare West – Houston, TX
Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) NIGHTS 7p-7a
HCA Houston Healthcare West is a full-service hospital with 266 license beds that provides a range of health services.
It is recognized as a Certified Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission and, under an affiliation agreement with The Woman’s Hospital of Texas, brings to its community The Woman’s Hospital of Texas at West Houston, a three-story cardiac and critical care tower. The Sugar Land Cancer Center and the Sugar Land Diagnostic Center, departments with HCA Houston Healthcare West, are located on the Southwest Freeway at the Williams Trace and Sugar Lakes exit. For more information, visit our website at www.HCAhoustonhealthcare.com. HCA Houston Healthcare West is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division.
The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. For more information, visit www.HCAGulfCoast.com. * * What you will do in this role: * * TheRegistered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU)will assist with all clerical functions related to patient care, as assigned. Handles all secretarial functions within the unit as assigned. This position supports the nursing staff in department with clerical tasks and responsibilities. * Under the general direction of the Director/Manager, 6th Medical/Surgical Unit, the Registered Nurse is responsible for the provision of safe and effective care to patients admitted for specialized care. * Is responsible for initiating, guiding, and directing the coordination of services provided by the nursing unit. * Functions as a resource person for staff members and assists in necessary education to promote effective management of the areas of responsibility. * Assumes responsibility for the overall quality of nursing care provided by the unit. * Makes decisions regarding activities for the unit based on Administrative Operational Standards, Department of Nursing Standards, Human Resource Standards, and Unit Standards with collaboration with the Chief Nursing Officer in unusual situations. * Demonstrates the facility’s Standards of Performance, ICARE values, and Patient Promise. * Assesses, monitors, records, reports, and follows through on symptoms or changes in patients' conditions. * Creates and maintains accurate, detailed reports and records. * Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and modify the plan of care, as indicated by the patient’s responses and conditions. * Delegates nursing tasks as appropriate and safe, but retains accountability for patient care * Provides individualized education for the patient, family, and or caregiver throughout the continuum of care. * Adheres to standards of safety and infection control, in the delivery of patient care. * Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of and complies with all policies and procedures related to the performance of job duties * Demonstrates proficient knowledge regarding operation of patient-related equipment * Demonstrates proficiency in performance of job-related technical skills * Demonstrates current knowledge of medications, actions, contraindications, and adverse reactions. * Consistently attends and actively participates in unit meeting * Serves as a participant on Nursing service committees and/or unit projects * Accountable for maintaining and improving own professional nursing knowledge/competence through establishment of personal goals and continuous self-development * Uses job knowledge/proficiency of skills to successfully assist in orientation of new employees * Ensures personal safety and the safety of patients and visitor * Includes principles of infection control in nursing care implementation * Keeps self-informed of various changes and concerns through the use of Meditech, communication books, etc. * Demonstrates knowledge of Patient safety goals. * Completes other activities as assigned * Displays a positive attitude in a professional and courteous manner on a daily basis while performing job duties. * Accepts changes in responsibility in a positive and effective manner * Accepts constructive criticism and profits by translating it into positive action * Displays customer service orientation when providing care/services * Maintains an environment conducive to open communication, cooperation, and positive staff development through active listening and other effective communications * Serves as a role model to others demonstrating desirable work habits by creating an atmosphere of pride in workmanship * Supports hospital mission, objectives, decisions, and policies * Identifies when a CNA is in need of RN assistance for completion of patient care assignments, willing assist CNA with passing/collecting meal trays, linen changes, bathing/ambulating patients etc.
Education * Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required. What qualification you will need: * 1 year of Critical Care experience * Plus 1 year of Medical Telemetry experience * Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse. * BLS /ACLS from the American Heart Association. * Certification in critical care nursing--i.e., CCRN—preferred. HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.
If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our Talent Acquisition Team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit
Location: Texas-Houston-HCA Houston West
Requisition ID: 00417-104691