Domenic Nicholas

Las Vegas, Nevada 89169

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Registered Nurse ,
28-09-2020
Hi all! I have a large hospital in Las Vegas seeking nurses for the following:
-Medical ICU
-CVICU
-Burn ICU
-Critical Care Floater
-PRN RN Critical Care
-Charge RN Critical Care
-Peds ICU

 Position Summary:
The ICU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
 
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator 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.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
 License/ Certification/Registration:
  • Current license in Nevada as a Registered Nurse.
  • Will you accept pending license:   Yes
  • Current Certifications Required: BCLS upon hire – ACLS within 30days of start , NIHSS. Preferred: CCRN.
  • Passing score on Critical Care Test/ Rhythm interpretation examination. 


 Education:
 Graduate of an accredited school of nursing – BSN preferred/Associates is okay!
Experience:
 
  • 1+ years of current acute care hospital critical care experience

 Qualifications/Skills:
 
  • Current knowledge and skills appropriate to the age/type of patient population served.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner appropriate to the developmental stage of the patient.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds and exposure to patient elements and handling of emergencies and critical patient incidents.

 Special Notes:
 
  •  34 Bed ICU  - Recently expanded the unit from 26 to 34 beds
  • Nurse to Patient Ratio:  1 Nurse : 2 Patients; 1:1 for HACA, CRRT, donor, etc.
  • Teamwork is the bases of the culture on this unit
  • Type of culture (management style) of director or on the floor:  Team is core value of the unit developed by unit based council. Values and approach emphasized by floor manager.
  • What has and hasn’t worked with personality/skill types:  Skills from other units that can translate to success in MICU is experience in ICU step-down unit, drip titration and management of critical ill patients.
  • This unit is looking for candidates that have strong commitment to improving patient outcomes.
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