RN Registered Nurse - ICU Intensive Care Unit
This is a Department of Nursing Service position that provides delivery of patient care with the knowledge of a RN, Registered Nurse. Must demonstrate the clinical ability to work as Primary RN, Registered Nurse on the Unit to which assigned. Must be able to coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit; completes required documentation; participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process. Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting. Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit.
The RN, Registered Nurse is directly accountable to the Department Director / Manager and is ultimately responsible to the Chief Nursing Officer.
The Licensed RN, Registered Nurse has the authority and the responsibility of supervising Interim Permit Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nursing Assistants and the Unit Coordinators that are assigned to his/her shift.
Patients, Family, Physicians, Staff, Hospital Leaders and Community Members.
All positions are part of an interdisciplinary team, and, as such, participate in the care and service delivery process through effective interaction with other team members.
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.
RN License required. BLS for Healthcare Provider upon hire. PALS and ACLS within six (6) months of hire. PICU cross-training required. Must have recent hospital experience and/or previous nursing practice experience. Previous experience working in Critical Care preferred. Proficient in English, verbal and written communication skills, and computer skills required.
Preferred / Desired: BSN preferred. Previous experience working in Critical Care preferred. Previous experience with Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT) preferred. CCRN preferred. ACLS preferred. Current Healthcare Provider BLS.
Associates or better in Nursing or related field.
3 years: ICU Experice
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