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RN Registered Nurse - MICU

Location : Houston TX 77002
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nursing

Job Description :

The Medical Intensive Care Unit has the highest acuity medicine patients in the city of Houston. The primary patient population involves complex pulmonary issues, in addition to high level sepsis and end stage renal disease. All MICU nurses are trained in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT). The Pulmonary Critical Care attending physicians and nurse relationship is one of the strongest in the hospital and the physicians are readily available. We strive for excellent outcomes and have robust quality initiatives. MICU has unparalleled teamwork, nursing is very autonomous and have daily opportunities to learn.


 


Patient population: Critical care. Sepsis, DKA, COPD, ARDS, End Stage Renal Disease, Asthma, Post Cardiac Arrest, chronic CHF, home ventilator management, Chronic pulmonary hypertension,


Procedures: ICU – Bedside Tracheostomy, EGD, PEG placement, Invasive line placement, titrated drips, ventilators, Right heart catheter placement, CRRT, bronchoscopy


Exposure/Learning opportunities: Robust quality projects: CLABSI and CAUTI prevention, Sepsis Management, Proning, Early Mobility, Delirium Prevention, Common Cause Analysis, Ultrasound guided PIV placement, Small Bore Feeding Tube insertion, nitric oxide, Transvenous pacemaker, Chemotherapy certification, Port-a-cath credentialing. Cross-train to Rapid Response Team and/or Code team. Magnet facility that focuses on nurse driven initiatives through shared governance. CE Direct (provides annual CE requirements at no charge)


Technology/Software: Cerner EMR, NxStage, Vigileo


Required Qualifications :

Qualifications: 
 
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 


Required: Experienced RN Registered Nurse only;
 
Preferred: Strongly prefer acute care (hospital) experience and specific experience in the clinical services provided by that unit. Strongly prefer 1 year of acute care experience with charge experience.
 
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: 


Required: Current Texas RN Registered Nurse license


 


Benefits:
 
Our Employees receive: Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, Life Insurance/AD&D,
Supplemental Group Life, Short and Long-Term Disability, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness
Bank (EIB), Flexible Spending, Employee Assistance Program, and company discounts.


 


 


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