Registered Nurse SICU - Days

Location: Dallas, TX
Date Posted: 10-19-2016
Job Title:   Registered Nurse SICU - Days or Nights
Location:   Dallas, TX.
Duration:   Full time
Salary:       Negotiable
 
Summary:
Registered Nurse – SICU – Surgical Intensive Care – Critical Care – Days
 
The SICU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks an 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.
 
Education
ADN required
BSN preferred
 
License/Certifications
TX RN License
BLS required
Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted.
 
Experience
1-2 years of ICU experience required


Candidate Details
1+ to 2 years experience
Management Experience Required - No
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel – Never
 
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