Registered Nurse RN - ICU Stepdown

Location
Denton, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Sep 23, 2017
Closes
Jan 04, 2018
Ref
06251-87224
Specialty
ICU / CCU
Contract Type
Permanent

Full-time Nights - 7p to 7a


Our IMCU is a 12 bed ICU Stepdown department that provides care to patients with issues ranging from Trauma, Cardiovascular, Renal/Dialysis, and other critically ill patient populations requiring intensive monitoring. Our unit is staffed with a team oriented group of caring Registered Nurse professionals including a dedicated Nurse Educator and an experienced, engaged Management team. Our floor has an excellent culture that encourages participation and teamwork.  We are looking for a RN with experience in an acute care facility at the ICU or Stepdown level, however are open to those looking to advance their career in this area.


  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. 
  • Carries out physician orders.
·         Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides cardiopulmonary 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

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