ICU Nurse or RN or BSN

KA Recruiting - Nursing Jobs - Staff Level
Freeport, IL, US
Aug 27, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
Contract Type
Job Description

Job Summary
Delegation, critical thinking and problem solving skills are utilized to achieve optimal patient outcomes. Demonstrates competencies in accordance with specific performance standards.

Job Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.
Accountable for accurate and timely medication administration.
Interacts with physicians via rounds, procedures, and telephone interactions.
Acknowledges orders electronically.
Completes admission assessments.
Develops nursing care plan based on objective and subjective patient information.
Responsible for patient assessments being completed.
Performs care rounds on each patient/family.
Advises and mentors colleagues, including the teaching and supervising of nursing students.
Relates with nursing service office regarding staffing needs.
Demonstrates skills to achieve optimal patient outcomes.
Demonstrates competencies in accordance with specific performance standards.
Demonstrates clinical competency in providing age specific care to patients in designated areas of practice.
Coordinates all aspects of patient care and outcomes as related to medication administration, education, therapeutic modalities, assessments, diagnostics, development and revision of care plans.
Delegates to team members.
Provides patient education directly or through delegation.
Assures psychosocial needs are addressed.
Assists with utilization/health management facilitating discharges.
Participates in activities to support Network strategic objectives.
Displays competency for the Registered Nurse role as evidenced in the annual performance review and departmental skill validations.

Plans, monitors and evaluates the work of others.


Education: Associates degree (A.D.N.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, with a BSN preferred, or graduate from an accredited RN program; and zero to years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Experience:
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Illinois.
BLS certification required. ACLS, PALS, and NIHSS certification may be required depending on department
Complexity of Work:

Populations Served:
While performing this job, the employee may care for patients in the following age groups.
Early Childhood: 1 year and
Late Childhood: 5 years and
Adolescent: 13 to
Young Adult: 17 to
Middle Adult: 30 to
Older Adult: >60 years
Serves patients in areas other than patient care.

Company Description

K.A. Recruiting, Inc. is a premier healthcare recruiting firm based in downtown Boston. We work with hundreds of hospitals and healthcare facilities across the country. We specialize in the recruitment and placement of laboratory professionals, imaging professionals, rehabilitation professionals, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse leaders, nurses, physicians, and healthcare IT professionals.

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