Registered Nurse (RN) Cardio Vascular Progressive Care Unit (CVPCU)
Location:
North Richland Hills , Texas
Posted:
December 12, 2017
Reference:
00444-94923
Medical City North Hills
Registered Nurse - RN
Cardiac Step Down - CSU
Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit - CVPCU
Full-time - FT
Day Shift

Medical City North Hills is an award-winning acute care hospital located in the heart of northeast Tarrant County, located near the corner of NE Loop 820 and Boulevard 26 in North Richland Hills. Our mission is above all else, to serve, to care for, and to assist in the healing of our patients and their families.

The CVPCU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications:
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION
  • Graduate of a school of professional nursing.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATIONS
  • Current Licensure as a Registered Nurse. Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted; Texas State RN license required 30 days after hire.
  • Certified in BLS and ACLS.

EXPERIENCE
  • Previous two (2) years of PCU experience.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.