Registered Nurse – Intensive Care

Job ID: 17036

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: Houston, TX

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent


Gross Pay: $61.00



·       VA Medical Center – 2002 Holcombe Blvd Houston, TX 77030

·       Full Time



·       Education: Associates Degree in Nursing or Bachelors Degree in Nursing.

·       Accreditation: Graduate from a college or university accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

·       Licensure: Possess a current and unrestricted license to practice Registered Nurse in any one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.

·       Cardiac Certifications: Must have the following hands-on certification through the American Heart Association

Basic Life Support (BLS)

·       Experience: One year of experience nursing experience in an ICU setting.

·       U.S. Citizenship: Shall be a U.S. citizen.

·       English Language Requirement: Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.

·       Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.


·       Implements nursing orders in a timely and accurate manner for patients with complex nursing care needs.

·       Implements physician's orders in a timely and accurate manner, initiating resolution if impeded.

·       Includes patient/family/significant other/health care provider in establishing realistic, measurable goals related to health education and treatment plan, seeking assistance as needed.

·       Meets individual learning and discharge preparation needs by using appropriate resource personnel and approved educational materials.

·       Documents nursing process including patient/family/significant other education and discharge planning in a timely manner.

·       Assess/documents the patient's response to nursing intervention, anticipates potential changes in patient condition and response to treatment, initiating appropriate action and revising the care plan accordingly.

·       Updates assessments on a continuum by recognizing changes in patient's needs and reestablishing priorities for care.

·       Demonstrates competency/proficiency using the nursing process in providing care for patients with complex nursing care needs.

·       Guide and directs others who provide care.

·       Participates in established quality improvement studies and/or activities.

·       Conducts self-assessment of performance and identifies own learning needs.

·       Implements an ongoing educational plan to support own professional development.

·       Refers to, consults with, and makes provision for continuity of care with other health care providers.

·       Uses a body of research to validate and/or change own professional practice.

·       Delegates care in a safe, efficient, and cost-effective manner.

·       Assists patients in identifying and securing appropriate services.

·       All other duties dictated by patient care.


·       Shifts (All available)



Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.


LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.



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