HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiovascular ICU in Corpus Christi, Texas

_Corpus Christi Medical Center__– Corpus Christi, TX_ _Registered Nurse (RN) – Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)_ _ _ _Shift: 7p/7a, Full Time_ Corpus Christi Medical Centeris a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview Behavioral Hospital, Northshore Emergency Center, Northwest Behavioral Health Center and Radiation Oncology at Corpus Christi Cancer Center.

We are committed to the care and improvement of human life; constantly striving to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare. From caring for fragile newborns to complex cardiovascular patients, Corpus Christi Medical Center ensures the community receives the highest quality medical care available.

Corpus Christi Medical Centeris a 631-bed Health Care System offering a comprehensive scope of inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and specialty services, including: * 24-hour Emergency Services * Bariatric Services * Behavioral Health Services * Cancer Diagnostics & Treatment * Cardiovascular Testing & Surgery * Diagnostic Imaging/MRI * Breast Diagnostic Center * Inpatient Rehabilitation * Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – Level I, II, III * Maternal and Neonatal Transport * Neurosurgical and Neurological Services * Orthopedic Services * Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation * Women’s Health Center

Corpus Christi Medical Centeris currently looking for aRegistered Nurse (RN) – Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU).

_Responsibilities:_ * Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients. * Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the CVICU and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment. * Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess and improve the quality of patient care. * Responds to Code Blue situations and implements life-saving measures per ACLS protocol. * Interprets ECG rhythm strips and evaluates 12-lead ECG’s. * Monitors and titrates IV vasoactive, antiarrythmic and other special drugs. * Assists with insertion of arterial lines, pulmonary artery catheters and IABP. * Monitors invasive pressures such as those above. * Draws blood from arterial, CVP and other invasive lines. * Assesses critically ill patients in an ongoing manner, per protocol. * Accompanies and monitors patients going to othere department for tests/procedures. * May accompany patients in transport during interfacility transfers. * Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit as needed

_Qualifications:_ * Minimum of one (1) year current Cardiovascular Intensive Care experienced required. * Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. Current TX Licensure as an RN.
* Current BCLS certification from the American Heart Association required. * ACLS certification within 90 days of hire.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiovascular ICU

Location: Texas-Corpus Christi-Corpus Christi Heart Hospital

Requisition ID: 08298-7434