Medicine ICU RN, Memorial City (Day & Night Shift)

at USA Medical Staff (view profile)
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted July 6, 2021
Category Nursing - ICU -RN
Job Type Full Time

Description

Salary Range - $ 65,000 - $ 110,000

COVID Shift Bonus Pay; Relocation up to $3K

Must-Haves

RN Texas License

BSN strongly preferred

18 months of ICU experience OR 2 years of ICU experience

Recent critical care experience in job history

High acuity, sepsis patients (medical, organ failure, etc)

Nice-To-Haves

2+ years of ICU experience (especially needed for night shift)

Good job tenure with current and previous roles

 

Job Description

Memorial City Medical Center is a Magnet campus with more than 1,400 affiliated medical staff physicians representing over 100 medical specialties, 1,700 employees and 444 licensed hospital beds.

Memorial City Medical Center, Medicine ICU unit information: 

  • Beds: 18
  • Ratio: 1-2:1
  • Team size: 42
  • Patient Population: High acuity, sepsis patients (medical, organ failure, etc)
  • Team works closely with Surgical ICU and provides opportunities to transition from MICU to Cardiovascular/Surgical ICU specialty if that is the candidates goal

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 18 months of ICU experience OR 2 years of ICU experience

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing; Bachelors of Nursing preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

• Current State of Texas license or temporary/compact license to practice professional nursing

• Certified in Basic Life Support

• Additional certifications may be required based on discipline and/or nursing unit requirements

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

• RN I < 1 year

• RN II = 1-3 years

• RN III = 3-10 years

• RN IV = 10+ years

• Effective oral and written communication skills

• Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

• Delivers safe and appropriate care to patients, according to the nursing skills inventory and the age and needs of the patient/population served.

• Coordinates the planning for the delivery of nursing care with an interdisciplinary team and administers appropriate clinical decisions in the delivery of patient care.

• Collaborates with, directs, and may delegate to the healthcare team in the attainment of positive outcomes based on data, research, evidence, and professional standards of care.

• Coordinates treatment plans; develops/implements discharge and/or transfer plans.

• Participates in a systemic, interdisciplinary, and ongoing evaluation of programs, process improvement and desired client-centered outcomes.

• Considers the diverse needs of each patient through the entire continuum of care, providing and ensuring the highest level of service according to established service standards, optimizing the patient experience.

• Adheres to all regulatory and Texas Board of Nursing standards.

• Ensures safe care to patients, staffs and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards, being a good steward of resources, including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.

• Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; may serve as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

• Other duties as assigned

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