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Registered Nurse - NICU

Employer
Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area
Location
Corpus Christi, Texas
Closing date
Jan 26, 2024

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Discipline
Registered Nurse (RN)
Specialty
Neonatal ICU (NICU)
Position Type
Nurse
Hours
Full Time
Work Setting
Private Practice
Description
Introduction
Do you want to be appreciated daily? Our nurses are celebrated for being on the front line, empathetic for patients. At Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area our nurses set us apart from any other healthcare provider. We are seeking a(an) Registered Nurse - NICU to join our healthcare family.
Benefits
Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area, 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.

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

At Corpus Christi Medical Center Bay Area, our nurses play a vital part. We know that every nurse's path and purpose is unique. Do you want to create your own personal career path in nursing? HCA Healthcare is your career destination! Our scale makes it possible for nurses to create the career path that fits their life - for life - and empowers their passion for patient care. Apply today for our Registered Nurse - NICU opportunity.
Job Summary and Qualifications

What you will do in this role:
  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients in the NICU and Newborn Nursery.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures or the NICU that guide and support the provision of services
  • Responsible for meeting the standards of Practice for a Level II and Level III NICU and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess and improve the quality of patient care.
  • Performs neonatal assessment of NICU patients and Newborn Nursery patients.
  • Performs nursing care of NICU patients and Newborn Nursery patients.
  • Performs gestational age assessments.
  • Demonstrates appropriate usage and understanding of equipment used in the department.
  • Participates in mandatory unit education activities
  • Participates in the discharge process to include parent teaching


What qualifications you will need:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing is required or must be currently enrolled
  • Current RN license in Texas and/or current Compact License
  • Current BCLS certification required.
  • NRP certification within 90 days of hire.
  • STABLE preferred
  • 6 months current NICU experience required


Corpus Christi Medical Center is a 630+ bed healthcare system of hospitals in Corpus Christi and the surrounding Coastal Bend community. Bay Area is our full-service acute care hospital and offers state-of-the-art cardiovascular services, bariatric, GYN and robotic surgery. The Women's Center at Bay Area , with its NICU Unit, is also the home of our graduate medical education program. Doctors Regional is our acute care hospital, with a 24-hour emergency department, cardiac catheterization labs, orthopedic and surgical services, and inpatient rehabilitation. The Heart Hospital offers complete diagnostics, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation for cardiac patients. Northwest Regional/Northwest Behavior Health Center provides emergency medical services, laboratory, imaging services and outpatient behavioral health services. Bayview Behavioral Hospital provides inpatient and outpatient short-term treatment for psychiatric patients ages 12 years and older, as well as substance abuse treatment. Northshore Emergency Center is a full-service 24-7 emergency department in Portland that offers outpatient laboratory, imaging and occupational services. Radiation Oncology offers advanced technology for treating cancer with the latest and most specific radiation therapies available. Our programs focus on the needs of individual patients, while employing the latest techniques and research of 21st-century medicine.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder
Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Registered Nurse - NICU opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

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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