Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments. Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs. Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
The CSH Beeville ICU has 8 beds and a large proportion of the patients we look after each year need very complex care. Our interdisciplinary team works together to save and improve the lives of critically ill patients. We recognize that friends and families of our patients are worried and concerned. We always want to help ease their natural anxieties. We always assure them that we are taking the very best care of their loved one. Our team is experienced; our number one priority is caring for our patients and helping them recover.
Our ICU team includes critical care nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists and case coordinators. The entire team develops a plan of care, which is frequently communicated to the patient and the patientâ€™s family. Our interdisciplinary team works together to save and improve the lives of critically ill patients.
As a unit we recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy balance between our nursing career and our personal life. We as an organization made the commitment to support our nurses with this. For that reason we instituted our self-scheduling. This will allow any member of our team to choose their own schedule. All nurses in the ICU work together on a schedule that benefits their private life while maintaining a safe staffing for the department. CSH Beeville ICU flexible staffing program provides the optimal work-life balance for our nurses.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
One-year experience in nursing preferred.
Current Texas State RN License
CPR (American Heart Association)
ACLS required within 6 months of hire/transfer date
Unit Specific Requirements
Ssh Icu/Micu (A3), Ssh Coronary Oth (A4), Ssh Cardio Icu (Cvicu), Ssh Icu/Micu 3 & Ssh Trauma Icu: NIHSS required within 90 days of hire/transfer date
Ssh Icu/Micu (A3), Ssh Cardio Icu (Cvicu) & Ssh Icu/Micu 3:EKG within 90 days of hire/transfer date
Ssh Trauma Icu: TNCC required within 18 months of hire/transfer date
Ssh Trauma Icu: ENPC or PALS required within 18 months of hire/transfer date
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.