Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - Travel - (ICU RN)
As a valued member of this elite Intensive Care Unit (Medical ICU), you will care for patients with a full spectrum of conditions, even complex cases. The right candidate for this role will be experienced, innovative, and compassionate. This environment is caring and patient-centric, providing an excellent opportunity to work on complex cases utilizing state of the art equipment with a dedicated team.
RN MICU nurses assess, diagnose, treat and monitor critically ill patients in medical intensive care units. Duties for the RN MICU may include: Suctioning Adjusting ventilator/IABP Wound care/repositioning Organizing and transporting for additional testing Performing and interpreting ECG Education and fielding questions from patient and/or family members.
A day in the life of an ICU RN may consist of: Take a report and check all infusions on each patient. Complete assessment of the patient and documentation, Check all equipment on each patient (ventilator setting, chest/wound drains, IDC, IABP/VAD, nitric oxide tank, pressure transducers) and document accordingly.. Check the medications chart and make sure all medications are administered timely. Attend rounds and make any adjustments Reassess the patient any time any changes are noted. Maintain the confidentiality of matters regarding patients and coworkers. Comply with regulations, rules and procedures in order to maintain a safe and clean environment. Adhere strictly to infection control protocols to protect patients and coworkers.