RN ICU - FT, 6:45am - 7:15pm
Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Catholic Health Initiatives
Under the direction of the ICU Clinical Coordinator the ICU RN performs duties of considerable difficulty, applying professional nursing theory and principles, and utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care given to patients. Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary healthcare team in providing patient care. Demonstrates clinical, organizational and communication skills in dealing with patients, families and other healthcare workers. This position requires on-call with a 30 minute response time.
Provides specialized nursing care to patients in Critical Care.
Observes, collects and timely records data related to patient's biophysical, psychosocial, environmental and self-care ability Identifies and documents educational and discharge planning needs within the patient's assessed learning abilities.
Analyzes assessment data to formulate a nursing diagnosis and to provide the basis for planning timely and effective nursing interviews.
Implements an age appropriate plan of care in conjunction with the physician, patient, patient's family, significant other and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
Documents and utilizes patient data to measure progress toward attainment of patient outcomes and patient goals.
Effectively manages and utilizes sophisticated equipment associated with critical care.
Involves patient and significant other in education and decision making process related to patient's care.
Administers medication according to hospital policies/procedures to ensure patient safety.
Provides for and follows precautions to ensure patient safety related to fall prevention.
Ensures that equipment is available, in proper place and maintained in working condition.
Utilizes safety equipment in accordance with hospital policies to ensure for own and co-worker safety needs.
Provides direction to other team members of the nursing team to ensure that patient care needs are met in a safe and knowledgeable manner, and reflects efficient and effective utilization of resources (multidisciplinary).
Current RN license issued by the State of Oregon required.
- Must have current BLS at hire.
ACLS required within three (3) months of hire, preferred upon hire.
TNCC and PALS certification are preferred.
CCRN required within three (3) years of hire date.
A minimum of 1200 hours within the last 24 months as a Registered Nurse in acute care required.
Critical Care (ICU, PCU) experience preferred.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
- BSN preferred.
- Must complete 10 Critical Care CE Direct modules yearly.
- Requisition ID: 2019-R
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Day Job
- Market: CHI Mercy Health