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Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU

Company: Laredo Medical Center
Location: Laredo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

There's no place like home for the holidays, join our LMC family today!*15K sign on bonus may apply to eligible RNs *Laredo Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit (ICU) provides 42 private patient rooms for specialized care for treating complex medical and surgical patients. The unit is supported by a 20 bed ICU Extension Unit, also staffed with specialized Registered Nurses to provide the appropriate level for all in-house patients throughout their treatment. Each RN reports directly to the unit's Director, while also having on-shift leadership enhanced by LMC's Charge RNs and/or Clinical Coordinators. Additional patient support is provided in each shift by Patient Care Techs, or Nurse Aids.
Position's Purpose and Essential Functions:

  • Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care.
  • Assists physicians during examinations and procedures.
  • Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse.
  • Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.Must be licensed in the State of Texas and familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within this particular field.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Graduate of an accredited or NLN-approved RN program.
      • Letter of Recommendation are preferred for applicants with less than 1 year of applicable experience in nursing.
      • BLS required.
        • Licensed as a R.N. by the Texas State Board of Registered Nurse Examiners.
          • Preferred: one year full time or three years part time experience in acute care setting.
            • ACLS, PALS, or NRP required. Certifications may be obtained within six months of hire cost-free at the Hospital.
              • Handle with Care (or obtained within six months of employment) in required specialty.
                • Must successfully pass any pre-employment assessment(s) required by the facility.
                  • Relocation and Sign-on Bonuses Available for qualified candidates.
                    For office Use:INDTEXExperienceRequired
                    • 1 year(s): ICU ExperienceEducationRequired
                      • Associates or better in NursingPreferred
                        • Bachelors or better in NursingLicenses & CertificationsRequired
                          • C-AHA BLS Basic Cardiac
                          • C-AHA ACLS
                          • L-TX-RN LicenseBehaviorsRequired
                            • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
                            • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Keywords: Laredo Medical Center, Laredo , Registered Nurse (RN) - ICU, Healthcare , Laredo, Texas

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