Critical Care Nurse ( ICU RN )

Location
Meadowbrook, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 14, 2020
Closes
Mar 12, 2020
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid licensure required
  • Valid registration required
  • SUMMARY OF JOB:

    The Registered Nurse must be able to perform all aspects of the nursing process under the Professional Nursing Law. Responsibilities include facilitation, communication, assessment, intervention, education, planning and providing comprehensive nursing care for patients, families and significant others. Provides direct and indirect patient care and supervises others providing this care. Communicates with multidisciplinary team members as appropriate about changes in a condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate direction or supervision. Acts as a patient/customer advocate and an HRHS representative meeting the patient/family needs throughout the hospital experience. As a professional, the RN assists in the development of new staff nurses and the future development of the nursing profession.



    RECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS:

    Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

    Registered licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

    BSN upon hire

    Specialty certification preferred

    IV skills

    BLS certification required

    ACLS in specialty areas (L&D, ED, ICU, PACU, ACU, CVC required within 6 months)

    NRP (NICU, LDR, MIU, Nursery required within 6 months

    PALS (ED, PACU 0 required within 6 months)

    Fetal monitor certification preferred for LDR (required within 1 to 2 years based on experience)

    8 hours annual stroke education and NIH certification for Telemetry RNs

    8 hours annual stroke education and NIH certification for ED and ICCU RNs

    One hour annual stroke education for Nurses not assigned to stroke units such as Medical Surgical and Obstetric nurses

    Must be available for alternate shift work

    Must meet satisfactory completion of orientation and competency validation within probationary period

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