Registered Nurse – Med/Surg

Houston, Texas,United States




Houston, Texas,United States




Job Summary

Registered Nurse – Med/Surg

Location: Houston,Texas

Employment Type: Perm

Job Id: 192905

Date Posted: 06-30-2023

Speciality: RN – Med Surg


Salary: Negotiable



  • Facility name & location: St Luke’s Health – Memorial Hospital
    1201 W Frank Ave,Lufkin,TX75904
  • Facility size (beds): 102 Beds
  • Competitor facilities: Woodland Heights Medical Center, Nacogdoches Hospital
  • Benefits (link or benefits package attachment): We have a copy in CHI files
  • Sell to candidates? (magnet status, culture, sign-on bonus, brand, etc.)
    • Largest Hospital between Tyler and Houston
    • Cross-training from below acute
    • $20K Sign On – 12 month commit – Paid at 30 Days *prorated if candidate leaves
    • Relocation assistance $5K outside of 50 miles
    • Opening up new unit Surgical Tele
    • Assisted housing for relocators at a minimal cost per night. Common area with separate private rooms
  • Interview and offer process: Sub to Paul > Paul to send to Hiring Manager Ray for review > Ray to call or we book per his availability > Ray to offer within 24 hrs
  • Internal Recruiter: Paul Jentz – Jordan and Matt to meet every other Thursday afternoon*
  • Orientation dates frequency:  Every 2 weeks
  • How long is orientation: 6-8 weeks
  • Covid Vax required? Y

Cross-training? Yes, Low bar with no acute experience – Hospice, Nursing Home, Skilled Nursing but please stay away from school nurses
Home Health – is interested. Job hoppers and give a go.
Min Exp: 12+ months RN

Position Details
Unit name: 4 different MED/SURG units – Ortho Rehab, Oncology, Surgical Tele, Neuro (stroke non adult sometimes)

  • Details on unit
    • Unit size, # of beds, etc:
    • Why is this position open? 10 unfilled – opening another 20-30. Unit was closed during covid, now have a large need for Med/Surg nurses
    • Growth and level of acuity – Training offered in acute and different specialties – promote within
    • Patient ratio: 6:1
    • Self-Scheduling? Yes – if staffed can accommodate
  • Experience
    • Must have 12+ months RN regardless of LVN credited experience
  • Certifications required: BLS
  • Education requirements (ADN, BSN): ADN and BSN
  • # of positions: 30-40
  • Days, nights, mids? Days and Nights – majority Nights
  • Schedule : 7-7
  • Compensation info:
    • Pay ranges: $28.50 New Grad – 6 months $29 – $29.60 1 year $30 – $48.45 (externally PIR MAX most is 17.5 years $45.46).
    • LVN 2:1 – paid 2 years LVN to 1 year RN
    • Differentials for weekends, nights, etc.: Nights $4.40 from 5pm (must work 3 hours in the shift) & Weekends $1.50 7p Friday to 7am Mon
    • Relocation package, how it’s paid out: $5K – must be +50 miles – paid in first paycheck after 30 days
    • Sign-On bonus (amount, what’s needed to qualify, how paid out) :  $20K with 12 month commit – paid in full first paycheck after 30 days. Prorated if leave beforehand. Sign on only applicable of candidate has not worked at CHI for 12 months.
  • Candidate Ownership
    • Must have not applied within 3 months

Process Management – Interviews to start the week of the 16th of Jan

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