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Registered Nurse - ICU , Full-time

HCA East Florida Division Type Full time Posted 6/23/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/26/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Tamarac Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse - ICU , Full-time(Job Number: 01645-3371)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Tamarac-University Hospital - Broward County
Schedule: Full-time

Description

The ICU Nurse is responsible for but not limited to the following;
  • Participates actively in the planning and distribution of patient assignments.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of care and addresses any issues that affect the desired patient outcomes.
  • Supports nursing staff in communication with physicians to include accepting doctors' orders and communicating patient condition.
  • Facilitates the process of reporting patient status to the following shift of nursing personnel.
  • Manages the nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an RN.
  • Current certification as a ACLS Healthcare Provider.
  • CCRN with in 9 months if te candidae has over 1 year of ICU exp/ candidates with less then 1 year of exp will have up to1 year and months to recieve there CCRN
  • 1-3 years of exp strongly pref.
  • Previous charge nurse experience preferred.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.
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