ICU RN (Sign-on Bonus)
- SHIFTS: Day 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.
- 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.
- Knowledgeable in basic nursing skills
- Proficient in drug types, interactions and reference materials
- Knowledgeable to give medications and perform duties of a RN
- Specific knowledge of medical terminology to be able to understand carry out physician orders
- 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
- General knowledge of arithmetic, spelling, and grammar to be able to do drug calculations and properly document patient care
- Specific knowledge of nursing principles and patient care procedures in order to communicate properly with patients, staff, and physicians
- General knowledge assure physician orders are carried out effectively