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ICU RN (Sign-on Bonus)

Location : Victoria TX 77904
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nursing

Job Description :
Victoria, TX

 

We have a client in Victoria TX who is looking to add several ICU RN's to its established team. 

 

All candidates MUST HAVE solid and current ICU experience. They especially need experienced nurses that can manage patients on the ventilator and open heart patients.

 

DETAILS


  • SHIFTSDay and Night Shifts Available 

  • 12 hour shifts: 7am - 7pm & 7pm - 7am

  • NIGHT SHIFT PRIORITY

  • Relocation: Up to $10K

  • Sign-on Bonus: Up to $20K (based on strength of experience)



 


** This facility has a brand new 30-bed ICU which just opened on May 1st of 2019.  They do everything except Neurosurgery at the moment, but expect to have Neurosurgery in 2020. **


 


This opportunity is with an awesome facility in Victoria, TX. This organization started out small, in a colonial style home in 1924 and has since then grown into a "family" with a team of 1200 staff members, more than 200 physicians and 120 volunteers who dedicate themselves to providing care to the community they cherish.


  


There are 2 full-service, acute care hospitals and have been recognized for providing quality care and offer services on may expect to travel miles to receive, such as: comprehensive cardiac program with two cardiac catheterization labs, an electro physiology program and open-heart surgery; accredited chest pain center; inpatient rehab facility, designated primary stroke center, both Level III and Level IV Trauma Centers, Level III Neonatal ICU with area's only program providing 24-hour coverage with in-house neonatologists.


 


Required Qualifications :


  • Completion of a college or hospital based school of nursing as evidenced by licensure in the State of Texas by BNE or compact agreement.

  • Associates Degree in Nursing Required - Bachelors Degree in Nursing Preferred

  • Solid and current ICU experience

  • Experience managing patients on the ventilator and open heart patients

  • Current TX RN License

  • Current BLS or obtained during the first week of orientation

  • ACLS within the first year in ICU






Orientation and training will be provided that is specific to ICU until able to function independently and demonstrates proficiency in basic skills.


 


LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONS



  • Current Texas Licensure to practice professional nursing.

  • Current BCLS certification or obtained during the first week of orientation

  • ACLS within first year in ICU.














EXPERIENCE


  1. Knowledgeable in basic nursing skills

  2. Proficient in drug types, interactions and reference materials

  3. Knowledgeable to give medications and perform duties of a RN

  4. Specific knowledge of medical terminology to be able to understand carry out physician orders

  5. Specific knowledge of the basic principles of the nursing field and their applications to be able to understand and carry out the duties of a staff nurse

  6. General knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar to be able to do drug calculations and properly document patient care

  7. Specific knowledge of nursing principles and patient care procedures in order to communicate properly with patients, staff, and physicians

  8. General knowledge assure physician orders are carried out effectively



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