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The Med- Surg ICCU is a new state of the art 29-bed intermediate critical care inpatient unit that prides itself in providing patient centered family care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient populations. The mission of this unit will be to provide the utmost quality of care to patients and families along with physician collaboration to those patients that require a higher level of care but do not fit the care needs that an intensive care setting provides. Highlighting a care model that places focus on nurses delivering exceptional care and emphasizes a Primary Care Nursing model with nurse-to-patient ratios ideally 3:1. A nurse on our care team will be encouraged to grow and learn in a supportive team-oriented environment where each individual is satisfied, energized, and productive. Nurses will be dynamic in knowledge and skill as our patient's service lines are diverse, and will support the delivery of care model that UMC embodies. Nurses serving in this unit can precipitate caring for patients with these conditions but certainly not limited to the following: post neurological trauma/intervention, post stroke with and without intervention, post/trauma surgical and orthopedic, acute GI bleed controlled with intervention and hemodynamically stable, DKA, advanced pulmonary patients requiring CPAP, BiPAP, high-flow oxygen, or mechanical ventilation whom are medically stable, continuous intermediate cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring, and patients requiring nursing interventions every 2 hours for (pulse ox, neuro checks, complex wound care, glucose monitoring, blood pressure); vital signs hourly for up to 4 hours. A multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care is utilized on the ICCU.
Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care.
-Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
-Valid Texas RN License/Eligible Compact License
-Must maintain a current BLS & ACLS certification from American Heart
-BSN required or must be obtained within 3 years of hire
-PCCRN Certification preferred
Questions? Contact Nurse Recruitment at 806-775-8912
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