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.
CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice Intensive Care Unit has the privilege of taking care of our critically ill patients from our community.Serving the city of Alice, Jim Wells County, and the surrounding area, we provide evidenced-based quality care supported by the hospital team.Our eight bed unit is equipped with newly purchased cardio-pulmonary equipment and is supported by a team of professionals throughout the hospital.But, it is the nursing team that is the highlight of the unit.The team work and dedication to each other and their patients is the catalyst for providing quality care to the critically ill patient.With an active Unit-based Council and participation in the Diversity Council the nurses have a strong voice in their practice and care of the patient.The nursing staff lives in the surrounding area and we strive to provide the best care possible to all patients because the patient could be and often is one of our own.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care.
One-year experience in nursing preferred.Will accept new graduate.
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.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.