RN ICU - Travel Nurse

Employer
Travel Nurse Across America
Location
Cleveland, Ohio
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 03, 2021
Closes
Nov 02, 2021
Ref
545057
Contract Type
Travel
Hours
Full Time

We're looking for Intensive Care Unit RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Cleveland, OH. The right nurse should have 1-2 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As an ICU Travel Nurse, you'll be responsible for evaluating and monitoring patients in an Intensive Care Unit setting. ICU RNs provide the most direct care to patients in life-threatening situations, documenting and providing physician-directed care, assessing and implementing patient care plans, and delegating to other care providers as appropriate. As an ICU RN you will also be providing education and support to patient families, possibly for long-term care needs.

As an ICU Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Provide basic bedside care.
  • Prepare, administer and record prescribed medication, reporting any adverse reactions to treatment.
  • Order and evaluate diagnostic tests.
  • Take samples for lab work, order corresponding lab work and interpret reports.
  • Monitor and adjust specialized equipment, and interpret and record electronic displays.
  • Ensure proper placement and functioning of catheters, leads and tubing.
  • Communicate patients' conditions to family members.
ICU Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. RNs may face hazards from exposure to certain chemicals or infectious diseases and will treat patients that may be confused, agitated, and/or uncooperative.

OH license - BLS and ACLS- Minimum of 2yrs recent Critical Care/ICU experience. ( Must have at least 18 months full time ICU experience, time spent as a traveler is not factored in). Must have at least 1 prior travel assignment

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