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Methodist Hospital Northeast

Registered Nurse CVTS

Live Oak, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (Rotating Weekends) 
Category: Registered Nurse • Job ID: 1796738

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Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) RN II Days you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Methodist Hospital Northeast which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.


Methodist Hospital Northeast, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) RN II Days where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

RN FT Days Cardiovascular Telemetry Services (CVTS) 7a-7p Rotating Weekends.

Scope for Cardiovascular Telemetry Services:

Primary admitting diagnosis is “cardiac”: New onset CHF, CHF exacerbation, AFIB RVR, New Onset arrhythmias, Chest pain, Angina, PPM placement, PPM firing, PCI, STEMI, NSTEMI, Hemodynamically stable pericardial effusions. Goal of unit is to have all Heart Failure, and PCI patients targeted to CVTS to provide consistent patient care and improve outcomes with consistent process implementation.

Drips: (All cardiac drips must be ordered at set rate):Amiodarone protocol, Bumex, Lasix, Heparin, Cardizem, Angiomax, Nitroglycerin, Cardene, Dobutamine. Patients must not have labile blood pressures while on cardiac drips. Should patient require titration of drips, level of care will be escalated appropriately.

CVTS Competencies: Chest tubes, Post PCI recovery, TR-Bands, heart failure, AF RVR, permanent PPM management, NIHSS for CVA

In addition, we will be recovering transradial cath patients

Assessments and frequencies:

·Vitals q4

·NIH q4

·Neurovascular q2 when hemodynamically stable with goal to q4

·Vascular 4h

·Accucheck q2 when stable and not requiring endotool

·EKGs per Tikosyn protocol and New onset Chest Pain admissions

·PRN Bipap without continuous SPO2 monitoring (subject to change pending equipment and patient respiratory status)

·Continuous Bipap with parameters for successful weaning to PRN within 24 hours of initiation.

·High flow Oxymizer when stable

Staffing grid

Census/Volume: 33 beds, all private rooms.

RNs: 8 (1 free charge, 7 floor nurses with ratio of 4-5 patients)

PCTs: 3 per shift

Unit Clerk: 1 ( swing shift)Restorative tech: 1 (primary function is to ambulate patients

The professional Registered Nurse (RN) is the patient and patient’s family advocate. He/she consistently applies and utilizes the nursing process, critical thinking skills, scientific judgment, technical skills and leadership to independently deliver safe nursing care to patients. The RN collaborates with the patient care team to achieve quality patient outcomes in alignment with the Hospital mission and Methodist Excellence goals. Communicates and utilizes interpersonal skills effectively and role models confidence and professionalism within nursing as evidenced by active engagement in unit and organizational activities. Demonstrates team work and adaptability and is a resource person to the patient care team. He/she is accountable for the quality of nursing care services delivered by self or others under their direction in accordance with the Texas Nurse Practice Act, hospital policies and procedures and the Texas Board of Nursing rules for delegated nursing tasks (Chapter 224). Promotes a positive image of nursing and demonstrates team work and adaptability through consistently following the standards of Methodist Excellence. 

What you will do in this role:

    • Assess patient condition during admission and during each shift, identifying and reporting any changes in patient status.
    • Perform procedures or other functions as ordered by the medical provider.
    • Document the administration of care in the patient medical record in a timely and thorough manner.
    • Perform the administration of prescribed medications and monitors response.
    • Maintain a knowledge of medications, procedures, and equipment used in the care of cardiac and medical-surgical patients.

    What qualifications you will need:
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
    • ACLS Certification
    • Registered Nurse Texas or Compact state license required 
    • Registered Nurse Diploma, or Bachelors Degree, or Associate Degree
    • 1-2 cardiovascular telemetry/cardiac years of experiences.

Methodist Hospital Northeast is a 232 bed, full service hospital. We are home to the Joint Replacement Academy. We offer the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain. We house an impressive neurosurgical program. This program offers services from elective spine surgeries to advanced and comprehensive brain and spine care.

We are recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as a Certified Primary Stroke Center. We handle patients with urgency. We are acknowledged by the American College of Cardiology as an Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCIa. All complaints are handled crucially. We are identified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for having a Pathway to Excellence Program. We dedicate resources to our employees. We have received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award. This is awarded for implementing specific quality improvements. These measures were outlined by the American Heart Association. The improvements impact the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks. This was outlined by the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. We have been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our RN II Days opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and 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.

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