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Critical Care Nurse

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Job Information
Company: Ruby Recruiting
Job Type Name: RN Jobs
Date Updated: 2014-04-08
Job Title: Critical Care Nurse
Job Description: The ICU/CCU 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.CC Unit capacity is 15 patients , average daily census is 10, patient ages 14 and older. The patients on this unit require: cardiac monitoring via telemetry, vasoactive drug therapy, post procedure care, vascular devicesQualifications Requirements: -Current licensure as an RN.-Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS.-Minimum requirement: One year critical care experience required; Two years preferred.-Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.-Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.-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, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

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City: Anchorage
State: Alaska
Job Details
Degree Required:
Position Type: Permanent
Experience Required: 0-2 Years
Specialty: Critical Care/IC/NICU/PICU Jobs
Accept Visa Candidates: No
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