HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN - IMCU in Houston, Texas
_West Houston Medical Center – Houston, TX_ /An HCA Affiliated Hospital/
AtWest Houston Medical Center, you’ll find that caring extends to both our patients and our people.
We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way. Are you looking for an employer with many different career options and a people-focused culture? You’ve come to the right place.
West Houston Medical Center offers outstanding inpatient and outpatient healthcare services close to your home in west Houston. Built in 1985, our 278-bed acute care hospital is located on Richmond Avenue just east of Dairy Ashford. West Houston Medical Center boasts a team of more than 1,000 people, including 500 physicians, who are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Our staff includes people from 33 countries and 39 states, a diversity which helps us relate to our equally diverse community.
Currently recruiting for: _Registered Nurse RN_for the*Intermediate Care Unit IMCU.*
Shift: *Days * *Type: *Full-time
The 14-bed, plus 2 semi-private ICU provides critical care services to adult and geriatric patient populations.
POSITION SUMMARY: * Performs patient assessments in accordance with standards of care with documentation of these assessments as a basis for planning of each patient’s care. * Formulates a plan of care for each patient based on nursing diagnoses/patient problems derived from patient assessments. * Delegates nursing care activities to members of the nursing team based on patient care needs and competencies of available nursing staff as necessary. * Communicates information appropriately with Medical Staff and other members of the health care team to promote continuity of care and attainment of patient expected outcomes. * Adapts teaching to the age, developmental level, and cognition state of each patient to promote maximum understanding. * Encourages patient or family to make decisions regarding their care where appropriate. * Facilitates patient self-care when appropriate. * Utilizes specialized equipment in the provision of patient care services safely and effectively. * Bases professional actions on clinical judgment. Adapts patient care to individual patient needs and staff competencies. * Communicates effectively with the Charge Nurse, Manager and Director to ensure that problems or opportunities to improve unit activities are addressed. * Consistently provides outstanding service to all patient’s, physician’s, fellow employees, and guests as appropriate to position. * Actively participates in department committees and group meetings with a focus on providing input to improve the quality of services. * Consistently demonstrates behavior which reflects that working as a team is more important than self interest. * Protects confidentiality of patients/co-workers, respecting their dignity, privacy, and differences. * Completes other activities as assigned * Adheres to the customer service principles of West Houston Medical Center EDUCATION: * Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing is required. EXPERIENCE: * 1 year of Critical Care experience * Plus 1 year of Medical Telemetry experience CERTIFICATIONS / LICENSE: * Current licensure in Texas as a Registered Nurse. * BLS /ACLS from the American Heart Association. * Certification in critical care nursing--i.e., CCRN--preferred.
We offer a generous compensation package including: Vacation, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan. Dental, vision, life and disability insurance, wellness resources and flexible spending accounts, along with other voluntary benefit options and programs.
Title: RN - IMCU
Location: Texas-Houston-West Houston Medical Center - Houston
Requisition ID: 00417-68045