RN ICU PRN Job at Woodland Heights Medical Center, Lufkin, TX

  • Woodland Heights Medical Center
  • Lufkin, TX

Job Description


Are you looking to join a hospital delivering unmatched patient care? Enjoy working with an incredible team? If so, we have the perfect role for you!



What We Stand For:

Woodland Heights Medical Center is committed to the delivery of consistent quality services in a safe and fiscally responsible manner that meet the needs of patients, physicians, employees, and our community; and to the maintenance of an environment that encourages individual development, teamwork and pride with compassion and respect for each person.


What We Are Looking For:

Woodland Heights Medical Center ICU/SD Department is now hiring a PRN Registered Nurse to work in our thriving 149-bed acute care hospital. The 42-bed unit focuses on post cath, stemi, vascular surgery, open heart surgery, and IABP, with a healthy influx of patients that would traditionally be in a medical ICU (DKA, respiratory failure, GI bleed, post-code, renal failure). Our Registered Nurses integrate standards of care into our daily practice that includes: commitment, effective communication, customer service, responsiveness, sense of ownership and positive attitudes.


What does a Registered Nurse in an Intensive Care/Step Down Unit Do?

As a Registered Nurse in the ICU/SD with Woodland Heights Medical Center, you will spend your time…

Job Duties:

  • Evaluating assigned patients and plans, implementing and documenting nursing care.
  • Assisting the physicians during examinations and procedures.
  • Performing various patient tests and administering medications within the scope of the practice of the RN.
  • Promoting patients’ independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients, and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-car skills.
  • You will rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Also a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Typically you will report to a manager or head of your unit/department.


What’s In It For You:

Joining the WHMC team gives you an unmatched experience of being a part of something larger, growth potential, full benefits package, competitive salary, etc.


Which Qualifications Do You Need? In order to set you up for success, you need the basics of…

  • Associate’s Degree in Nursing
  • Certified as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
  • Also you must have current BLS, ACLS, and PALS
  • Familiarity with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures
  • One year of medical experience as a clinical nurse, or completion of an RN residency program
  • NIHSS (can be completed after hire)
  • CPI training or within 6 months of hire – For PRN?


Working Hours:

  • 6:00 to 6:00 (12 hour shift for night shift)
  • Weekends and Holidays as required
  • 2:1 Patient Ratio (ICU), 4:1 (SD)


Who We Are:

Established in 1919, Woodland Heights Medical Center was Lufkin’s first hospital. Now, a century later, Woodland Heights is recognized throughout Deep East Texas as the leading provider of high quality, innovative health care services. Accommodating a wide range of clinical specialties, Woodland Heights has achieved excellence in key medical and surgical areas including cardiology, pulmonology, neurology, orthopedic surgery, physical medicine/rehabilitation, vascular surgery and obstetrics and gynecology. Woodland Heights also offers a full range of outpatient diagnostic services including advanced imaging, laboratory, outpatient surgery and emergency services. Through its Rehabilitation Center, Woodland Heights offers cardiac rehabilitation, stroke recovery and physical, occupational, speech and pelvic floor rehabilitation. The facility also houses the first Level 3 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in the deep East Texas area. Combining modern facilities, leading technology, an exceptional staff and a commitment to the communities it serves, Woodland Heights Medical Center remains at the forefront of quality health care in Deep East Texas.


What We Offer:

  • Competitive Pay + Shift Differentials
  • Medical (BCBS), Dental (Delta Dental), Vision (VSP)
  • Critical Illness, Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • CHS Hospital Discount
  • Generous Paid Time-Off (PTO)
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Education Assistance
  • Bedside Nursing Loan Repayment
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Additional perks and discounts


About Lufkin:
Situated in East Texas is Lufkin where companies and people feel welcomed and at home. Conveniently located near major cities like Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and Shreveport, Lufkin benefits from connectivity, thriving industries, and small-town comforts. When you choose Lufkin for business, you simultaneously choose the Lufkin lifestyle that locals love. Our city is easygoing, energetic, and driven. Our highly motivated and skilled workforce of 145,000 powers area businesses in a variety of industries like forest products, food products, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, and medical. Lufkin’s extensive history and success in lumber and industrial manufacturing combined with our natural resources have allowed Lufkin to thrive since its founding in 1882. With access to Sam Rayburn Reservoir for boating, fishing, and camping, the Trinity and Angelina Rivers for kayaking, various parks, museums, hiking and biking trails, museums, zoos and more, you will quickly learn why the locals say, “You’ll Love Lufkin!”


Woodland Heights Medical Center is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.






  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, procedures within a particular field.


  • Associates or better in Nursing

Licenses & Certifications

  • C-AHA BLS Basic Cardiac
  • L-TX-RN License


  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group


  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Job Tags

Holiday work, Temporary work, Part time, Local area, Immediate start, Shift work, Night shift,

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