Medicine IMU RN – $10K Sign On Bonus

at USA Medical Staff (view profile)
Location Houston, Texas
Date Posted April 5, 2021
Category Registered Nurse (RN)
Job Type Full Time

Description

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

 

Must-Haves

RN Texas License

BSN or if ADN, willing to obtain BSN within 3 years

Acute Care experience

1 to 2+ years of strong tele or med/surg experience

Nice-To-Haves

Experience with patients - Sepsis, DKA, COPD, sickle cell, etc

Completed BSN strongly preferred due to magnet status

Seeking experienced Registered Nurse to work in Medicine IMU unit at Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center (Level I Trauma, Magnet Designated Center) in Houston, Texas. Full-Time, Day (7a-7p) or Night (7p-7a) shifts available. Positions are available due to expansion.

 

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center – Medical IMU

The Medical IMU offers the opportunity for nurses to care for a mixed acuity patient population. We provide care for both intermediate care medicine patients as well as respiratory ICU and complicated post-surgical ENT patients. The unit provides a unique opportunity that allows nurses to build critical thinking skills and helps to provide a foundation for furthering their skillset to help them attain their career goals. Cross training to care for ICU patients is an opportunity that our nurses can take advantage of (after 1 year of employment).

 

o  Patient population: Mixed acuity, patients requiring intermediate care for medical conditions (Sepsis, DKA, COPD, sickle cell, etc) as well as ICU care for respiratory issues (COPD, prolonged intubation, asthma) as well as complicated post-surgical ENT patients (radical neck dissection, flap, thyroidectomy, laryngectomy, etc)

 

o  Procedures:

  • IMU – chronic ventilators, non-titrated drips

 

Although the unit is small, we value teamwork and feel like family. We value quality as demonstrated by low CAUTIs (1 in 4 years), CLABSIs (2 in 1 year) as well as a 50% reduction in HAPI (hospital acquired pressure injuries) in the last year. The care we provide for post-surgical ENT patients has helped Memorial Hermann obtain ranking for ENT, 2nd in Texas and 19th in the US. Our staff has NP support on day shift and night shift.

 

Memorial Hermann TMC is part of the largest medical center in the world. As a campus we are continually working to positively impact and improve care. We were recently ranked 7th out of 93 Academic Medical Centers nationwide for superior quality and safety by Vizient Quality and Accountability Study.

Ideal candidate: Energetic and willing to embrace change as we continually work to improve the quality of care provided. Candidates value teamwork and are striving to expand their critical thinking skills secondary to gaining experience at a Level 1 Trauma center. As a service line, we work to continually grow and develop our staff to help them attain their career goals. Once you work here, you can work anywhere.

 

Company Culture & Perks

What does it mean to truly connect with a patient? You’ll find out as part of the Memorial Hermann Health System. Here, you’ll have the unique opportunity to utilize the latest technical advances in medicine while also benefiting from our insights into the human aspects of care. You’ll serve each patient as an individual, and you’ll help develop their own personalized plan of care.

Every day, you’ll be empowered to do what’s best for them while also advancing your own skills. If you want to explore a change in your career, we encourage it. In fact, we celebrate it. Your mentors will guide your growth, your co-workers will encourage your success and your career will be built the way you want. We invite you to follow your dreams and lead with compassionate care.

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