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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Cardiovascular/Neurosurgical ICU in Kingwood, Texas

Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team.

We value your contributions. Our employee recognition programs encourage our teams to raise the bar. We are currently seeking a *CV/Neuro ICU Registered Nurse (RN) *to join our family. Come be a part of the change!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase and student loan repayment programs. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood is a 439-bed acute care facility that has provided quality care to the Lake Houston area for over 25 years. It is home to the area’s only comprehensive cardiac, neuroscience and women services programs. Our Women & Children’s Center provides Level II and III neonatal intensive care units, high-risk obstetrics, a breast diagnostic center, a designated pediatric unit, and the area’s only pediatric emergency department.

HCA Houston Healthcare Kingwood is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center.

_Kingwood Medical Center – Kingwood, Texas_

_Charge Nurse (RN) – Cardiovascular/Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (CVICU/Neuro ICU)_

The Cardiovascular/Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (CV/Neuro ICU)provides critical care services to adult and geriatric patient populations. Services provided by the ICU include but are not limited to: * Post-operative recovery for surgical patients who require critical care monitoring * Post-operative care to Open Heart surgery patients * Post-operative care to Neurosurgical patients * Recovery and intensive monitoring for PCI patients

Kingwood Medical Center is currently looking for a Charge Nurse (RN) – Cardiovascular/Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit (CVICU/Neuro ICU).

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_Responsibilities:_ * The Nurse is a registered nurse responsible for the daily operational aspects of the unit, and assists the Director/Manager in the achievement of the service goals and objectives. * The position encompasses human resource management, including recommending sufficient number of qualified and competent personnel to provide care; financial and clinical management, and the provision and development of professional leadership. * The Nurse establishes departmental goals and objectives that ensure high quality, cost-effective patient care, while working collaboratively to integrate the goals of their unit with those of the unit and Kingwood Medical Center. * The philosophy of continuous quality improvement (CQI) is integrated by the Nurse into all ongoing operations and activities of the department. * The Nurse functions in the role of expert clinical practitioner, educator, consultant, researcher, and administrator/leader. Incorporated within each of these functions are those of role model, patient advocate, change agent, and cost-effective practitioner. * The ultimate goal of the position is the improvement of unit operations, patient care and patient outcomes. * The Nurse is expected to provide scheduled and/or relief staffing within their unit, and to apply knowledge of the principles of growth and development to identify patient and family requirements relative to age specific needs. * The Nurse will be responsible for knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria for the adult and geriatric population. * In collaboration with the nurse manager, the charge nurse assists with counseling and disciplinary processes of the nursing staff. * The nurse also assists with administrative tasks as assigned by the nurse manager which include but are not limited to entering of departmental charges, staffing, outcomes monitoring, and provision of additional in-services and impromptu education for unit staff. * Other aspects of the role include the ability to critically think and intervene in a crisis situation. * The nurse is responsible for knowledge and skill in nursing for multiple diagnosis related conditions of patients including cardiovascular, pulmonary, GI/GU, renal, and multiple organ system failure within the scope of services provided on the unit.

_Qualifications:_ * Graduate from an accredited school of Nursing, BSN preferred * Three years recent clinical experience as an RN * Critical care experience in Telemetry, Step down Unit, Intermediate Care, ICU, CCU or Acute Care * Current RN licensure by Texas Board of Nursing or a Board of Nursing from a compact state. * * American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BLCLS) and Certification * American Red Cross or American Heart Association Advanced Life Support Course (ALS or ACLS) and Certification * CCRN preferred HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We’d love to hear from you.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our recruiters.We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse Cardiovascular/Neurosurgical ICU

Location: Texas-Kingwood-HCA Houston Kingwood

Requisition ID: 03198-119632

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