Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Unit

DarioBuden

Job Title: Registered Nurse – Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Registered Nurse to join our Intensive Care Unit team. The ICU RN will play a critical role in providing specialized care to critically ill patients, monitoring their condition, and administering life-saving treatments in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

  1. Patient Assessment and Monitoring:

    • Conduct thorough assessments of critically ill patients, including continuous monitoring of vital signs, interpreting diagnostic data, and recognizing changes in patient status.
    • Utilize advanced assessment skills to identify and respond promptly to critical situations.
  2. Patient Care and Treatment:

    • Administer medications, treatments, and interventions as prescribed, ensuring accuracy and adherence to protocols.
    • Perform complex procedures such as arterial lines, central venous catheterizations, and mechanical ventilation management.
  3. Collaboration and Communication:

    • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare professionals, to develop and implement individualized care plans.
    • Effectively communicate with patients’ families, providing updates, education, and emotional support during critical illness.
  4. Documentation and Record-keeping:

    • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, documenting assessments, interventions, and responses to treatment.
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory standards and policies related to ICU patient care.
  5. Critical Thinking and Decision Making:

    • Demonstrate critical thinking skills and sound judgment in managing complex patient cases and emergency situations.
    • Prioritize tasks effectively and make informed decisions based on patient assessments and data.

Qualifications:

  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license in Texas.
  • Minimum of [X years] of clinical experience in an ICU or critical care setting preferred.
  • Proficiency in advanced cardiac life support (ACLS), critical care nursing practices, and ventilator management.
  • Strong communication, teamwork, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to remain calm and focused in high-stress situations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in Critical Care Nursing (CCRN) or related specialty.
  • Experience with electronic health records (EHR) systems.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and continuing education in critical care.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement.
  • Supportive work environment dedicated to excellence in critical care and patient outcomes.
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