Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) - PART TIME NIGHTS
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Henrico Doctors' Hospital named to Nurse.orgs Best Hospitals For Nurses to Work For in Virginia
RICHMOND, VA - January 16th, 2018 - Nurse.org , the webs leading career site for nurses, has recognized Henrico Doctors' Hospital as one of the top hospitals for nurses to work for in Virginia. Over the past two years, Nurse.org has collected 1,118 surveys of nurses from 107 hospitals in Virginia about their workplace satisfaction. The data from the reviews from Virginia state revealed that Henrico Doctors' Hospital has one of the highest levels of job satisfaction among its nurses.
Reviewers cited supportive coworkers, flexible scheduling, and competitive pay as the basis for the 4.0 star rating with 88% of the nurses surveyed recommending the hospital as an employer.
Nurse.orgs Product Manager, Phillip Lee, congratulated Henrico Doctors' Hospital on this achievement saying, “Were excited to be able to recognize Henrico Doctors' Hospital for providing an excellent work environment for our nurses. Our survey data shows the hospital ranks in the top 2% in the state for nurse job satisfaction. By supporting nurses through an educational hospital where nurses can thrive and be successful, they are leaving a positive impact on their community.”
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Making the list of top hospitals shows the facility is focused on nurse satisfaction. Nurse recruitment -- a challenge today -- becomes easier when the hospital can demonstrate its commitment to nurses by pointing to an unbiased source.
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Our 12 Bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) provides a high acuity level of care to a wide variety of cardiac and medical patients at a 2:1 patient to nurse ratio. The patient population includes diagnosis such as unstable angina and myocardial infarctions, arrhythmias, acute renal failure, acute respiratory failure, arrhythmias, cardiogenic shock, pneumonia, and sepsis. CICU also cares for patients who have undergone cardiothoracic surgery including cardiac bypass, complex valve replacement/repair, and TAVR. CICU consists of patients who require invasive hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, EKOS (PE and extremities) continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), ECMO, IMPELLA, intra-aortic Balloon Pump, and induced hypothermia.
Position Summary: Under general supervision the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) Registered Nurse (RN) staff nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of Grand Strand Medical Center. In collaboration with the patient, the patients family and other members of the health care team, the clinical Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) Registered Nurse (RN) assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and coordinates treatment plans.
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*
*1 Performs and documents total physical assessment for patients within unit Scope of Care.
*2 Analyzes pertinent data, communicates findings and documents information.
*3 Utilizes equipment and performs special procedures competently as related to unit Scope of Care.
*4 Organizes and prioritizes nursing care for a unit specific patient assignment.
*5 Administers all medications utilizing the 5 rights to medication administration.
*6 Initiates and documents patient teaching and discharge planning including family and/or significant other in collaboration with multidisciplinary team members.
*7 Acquires and maintains current knowledge pertinent to nursing practice in Critical Care.
*8 Communicates effectively with peers, supervisors, ancillary department and other customers.
* THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN (*) ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.