Registered Nurse – Stepdown job in Kansas City, MO

Employer
Gifted Healthcare
Location
Kansas City, Missouri
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 14, 2021
Closes
Jun 17, 2021
Ref
232230
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Intermediate Medical Care Unit/IMCU Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job Registered Nurse in the Intermediate Medical Care Unit, care for patients who need a moderate level of attention. Patients’, in this unit, aren’t as self-sufficient as those in standard in-patient rooms, but they are not as critical as those in the Intensive Care Unit. Intermediate Medical Care Unit/IMCU RN Responsibilities:
  • IMCU nurses treat patients who are suffering from serious conditions, such as diabetes mellitus, electrolyte imbalances, renal failure, liver failure, gastrointestinal bleeds, blood disorders, cancer, sepsis, respiratory distress or multi-system organ failure
  • The IMCU RN assess each patient’s needs individually and collects relevant data, such as temperature, blood pressure and pain levels, according to the facility’s prescribed procedure.
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of each patient’s status in accordance with the facility’s requirements.
  • Perform physician prescribed treatments in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with patients, families, physicians, and coworkers, being an advocate for the patient at all times
  • Evaluate patient’s response to care and initiate independent and/or collaborative changes where appropriate
  • Perform other patient interventions described by the patient’s individualized treatment plan.
  • Provide individualized education for the patient, family, and or caregiver throughout the continuum of care.
  • Prepare equipment and assists physician during examination and treatment of patient
  • Records all care information accurately and completely and in accordance with guidelines established for Registered Nurses
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned

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