Jan 11, 2023

Graduate Vocational Nurse (GVN)- Medical Intermediate Critical Care (MICCU) (7p-7a)

  • UMC Health System
  • United States

Job Description

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The Medical ICCU is a state of the art 29-bed intermediate critical care inpatient unit that prides itself in providing patient centered family care to adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient populations. The mission of this unit will be to provide the utmost quality of care to patients that require a higher level of care but do not fit the care needs that an intensive care setting provides. Highlighting a care model that places focus on nurses delivering exceptional care and emphasizes a Primary Care Nursing model with nurse-to-patient ratios of 1:3-4. Nurses serving in this unit care for a diverse patient population including but not limited to neurological, medical, advanced pulmonary requiring CPAP, BiPAP, AVAPS, high-flow oxygen, or mechanical ventilation via tracheostomy, surgical, trauma, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, metabolic, continuous intermediate cardiac and hemodynamic monitoring, and patients requiring nursing interventions every 2 hours for (neuro checks, complex wound care, glucose monitoring, blood pressure, etc..); vital signs hourly for up to 4 hours. A multi-disciplinary approach to nursing care is utilized on the ICCU.

Professional nurse who assesses, delegates, and reviews nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing patient care for a group of patients per scope of practice. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care.


-Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing
-Valid Texas GVN Permit or newly licensed LVN with no experience
-Must maintain a current BLS certification from American Heart Association
-UMC IV therapy course required upon hire

Questions? Contact Emily Walsh, BSN, RN, CCRN
Email: emily.walsh@umchealthsystem.com
Call: 806-775-8914
Text: 806-414-4016

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