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Nurse PCU

Company: CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin
Location: Lufkin
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

As our services grow, so do our opportunities! St. Luke's Health - Memorial Lufkin is connecting with RNs in Lufkin, and surrounding areas, who have a desire for caring for patients with humankindness! This is a great opportunity for Registered Nurses who have previous nursing experience and are looking to grow their careers. 

 

Our intermediate care patients are not quite ready for the Intensive Care Unit but still require a high degree of care. This patient population contains various levels of acuity requiring individualized care plans. This nursing team is highly skilled in delivering care and bringing compassion to the care plan. If you aspire to grow professionally and bring kindness to patients, you will enjoy being a member of this team!  

 

St. Luke's Health - Memorial Lufkin, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, ranks among top medical facilities in Texas for quality and service to our employees and patients. We understand that many of our team members also have family members who depend on them while they are working hard to improve the health of others. To support our employees and decrease this stressor, we provide a Free Premium Membership to Care.com, including FREE Care Credits (capped amount), including their Family Care Program and backup care for children and/or adults in addition to standard benefits.

 


Responsibilities

 

Expectations

  • Patience and focus to constantly monitor high acuity patients with
  • Proven ability to think and react quickly in critical or emergency situations
  • Medication evaluation, administration, and education specific to the patient’s custom care plan
  • Facilitate education to patients and caregivers concerning condition, treatment plan, and prevention (if appropriate) 
  • Actively participate in decisions affecting your practice environment for excellence in delivering quality care to patients in intensive care 

 


Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma from an accredited nursing program
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license applicable to the State of Texas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or obtained within 90 days of hire date
  • Minimum one (1) year of RN experience

 

Preferred experience/certifications:

  • Previous experience in Acute Care 
  • Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN)

 

related skills: progressive care, pcu, critical care, ICU, intensive care, intermediate care, intermediate care unit, medical surgical, med-surg, medsurg-tele, telemetry, stepdown, step down, step-down, transitional care, immediate care, direct observation, definitive observation, high acuity, post interventional, cardiac interventional, clinical decision, intermediate coronary, subacute coronary, acute care, rn, nurse, registered nurse, patient care, vital signs, skincare, skin integrity, skin breakdown, pressure ulcers, iv, treatment plans, cardio obstructive pulmonary disorder, COPD, medication administration, education, infection control, arrhythmia, cardiac, triage, care plans, pain management, tuberculosis, emotional support, picc, education, transitional care unit, tcu, bedside, staff, staff nurse, floor nurse, acute care nurse, IVR, IR 

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Keywords: CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin, Tyler , Nurse PCU, Other , Lufkin, Texas

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