RN – Critical Care Nurse (ICU)

October 25th, 2018

T & T STAFFING is currently seeking RN’s with at least 2 years Acute Care experience, must have BLS, ACLS, current physical, TB or chest X-ray and MMR Shot Records.

Flexible scheduling, referral bonus and competitive pay!!!

Inland Empire, LA, Orange, and San Diego Counties

Per Diem and Long Term Assignments available

Contact us today at 951-683-3753

Critical Care Nurse (ICU) Job Description:

Critical Care Nurses {ICU/CCU) provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles.  In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of Critical Care Nurses include {but are not limited to):

Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans

Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications.

Reports adverse reactions to medications and treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse

Provides basic, bedside care

Initiates patient education plan as prescribed by physician; teaches patients and significant others how to manage their illness/injury, by explaining: post-treatment home care needs, diet/nutrition/exercise programs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation

Records patients’ medical information and vital signs

Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s condition

Takes samples for lab work, orders prescribed lab work and evaluates/interprets lab reports

Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and treatment of patient

Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol

Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms

Applies Hemodynamic, Phlebotomy and IV protocols

Monitors and adjusts specialized  equipment used on  patients, and interprets and records electronic displays, such as  intracranial pressures, central yenous pressures, pulmonary artery pressures, and cardiac rhythms from cardiac monitors, respirators, ventilators, manometers, oxygen pumps, etc.

Monitors catheters, leads and tubing for proper placement and functioning

Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring/life support equipment shows adverse symptomatology

Acts as patient advocate by supporting the basic rights, values and beliefs of the patient

Communicates to family/significant others appropriate information on patient’s condition

Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

 

 

 

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