RN ICU FT - Nights

    LifePoint Hospitals
    Rutherfordton, NC 28139
    Full-time
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    Job Description

    This position qualifies for a $2,000 Sign-On Bonus!!

    Summary:

    To render professional nursing care to a group of assigned patients within the hospital. Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide quality patient care. Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides. Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel.

    Reports to: Director, Nursing

    Essential Functions:

    Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

    Documents patient care given.

    Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.

    Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

    Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

    Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

    Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

    Arrhythmia recognition
    Participation in Code Blue situations and/or leading the event until physician arrives.
    Knowledge various drips.
    Ventilator management.
    Defibrillation/Cardioversion
    External/temporary pacemakers
    Swan Ganz catheters/Arterail lines/ CVP monitoring
    Moderate sedation
    Bedside Monitoring/Telemetry systems
    Uses critical thinking skill in performance of all job duties
    Analysis of test results


    Qualifications :

    Minimum Education
    Associate's Degree in Nursing required
    Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred

    Required Skills
    Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

    Required Skills
    Certifications:
    Basic Life Support (BLS) required
    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within in 3 months of hire
    Handle with Care within 3 months of hire.

    Required Skills
    License: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license).

    Minimum Work Experience
    1-3 years preferred, recent acute care experience within past 3 years preferred.
    Posting ID: 559421493Posted: 2020-07-08