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Registered Nurse - ICU - as needed

How You ll Make a Difference

Performs the nursing process to deliver safe, therapeutic, and quality patient care through assessment of patients, establishment and implementation of the nursing care plan, and evaluation of clinical outcomes within an inpatient environment. Integrates theoretical knowledge with clinical experience in the care of patients and families. Consistently makes sound clinical decision and delivers care utilizing a deliberate, systematic approach, and increases awareness of patterns of patient responses in recurrent situations.

Provides ongoing patient centered nursing care. Completes initial assessment of patient including obtaining vital signs and gathering pertinent health information while following decision trees and protocols. Provides triage and consultation to patient, family, andor significant others according to protocol and established guidelines.

Initiates and implements a nursing plan of care individualized to the needs of each patient. Assesses patientfamily readiness for participation and involves them in planning and implementing care. Seeks consultation as needed.

Recognizes significant changes in patient's condition, status and need for care. Provides ongoing assessment of patient and takes appropriate nursing actions when changes occur. Evaluates and implements changes of the plan of care as needed and collaborates with other health care team members to coordinate patient centered care.

Communicates with physicians and other members of the health care team. Provides patient status updates to physicians on a regular basis. Documents, maintains and updates accurate patient records according to agency, state, and federal guidelines.

Administers medications, under physicianprovider orders, which may include: antibiotics, narcotic pain medications, vitamins, topical agents, insulin, blood thinners, and allergy antigens. Initiates, maintains and discontinues IV therapy; performs mixing of medications according to protocols.

Monitors the patient's medication needs and response to treatment. Adjusts medication as appropriate within scope of practice and utilizing protocols established by the physician. Performs laboratory procedures and assists the physicianprovider with procedures and surgeries using principles of aseptic technique and standard precautionsinfection control guidelines

Assists the physicianprovider with procedures andor surgeries. Performs advanced clinical tasks or skills such as complex wound care, hickmanport-a-cathPIC line, central line care, conscious sedation, hyperalimentation, venipunture, etc., with demonstrated competency and under clinical supervision.

Coordinates the discharge planning process by utilizing the interdisciplinary approach with the patientfamily, physician, social worker, and other staff members as appropriate. Assesses and provides patient education and counseling to the patient, family, andor significant others.

Completes routine maintenance and quality monitoring of equipment using appropriate technique when cleaning, sterilizing and caring for instruments and other equipment.

Participates in at least one initiative to impact quality with demonstrated results. For example: conducts chart audits, collects data, implements performance improvement interventions, andor offers suggestions for performance improvement. Participates in professional activities which contribute to personal professional development and the development of others.

Qualifications

License & Certifications

Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and


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