Intensive Care Registered Nurse

HCA New Orleans , LA 70130

Posted 1 week ago

Come make the move of a lifetime, living and working in exciting and historic New

Orleans! Learn More about living in New Orleans Here.

Here at HCA Midwest, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

By applying to this posting you will be considered for Intensive/Critical Care Nurse positions across multiple locations in the New Orleans area, which include:

Tulane Medical Center: Practicing on medicine's leading-edge is a rare opportunity. You can do it every day at Tulane, one of the most acclaimed teaching, research, and medical centers in the country. Learn more about what our employees have to say about working at Tulane Medical Center http://bit.ly/2fdd9Ts.

Tulane Lakeside Hospital

For more than 50 years, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children has provided the knowledge, expertise and specialized care vital to the healthcare needs of women and their babies in Jefferson Parish. Our commitment to treating women and their babies has grown by expanding services and offering a wider range of healthcare options for the entire family. We provide cutting edge technology in many specialties including Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Radiology and Surgery.

Garden Park Medical Center is a 130-bed acute care facility located at the intersection of I-10 and Hwy. 49 in Gulfport. The hospital provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services including 24-hour emergency room services. Learn more about working at Garden Park Medical Center where above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life: https://youtu.be/rnfzHZZTwv8

We are committed to providing our colleagues with the support they need. At HCA Midwest, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

o Student Loan Repayment Program

o Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

o Moving, mortgage, and real estate assistance

o 100% matching 401k based on years of service

o Identity Theft Protection discounts

o Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

o Adoption Assistance

o Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for dedicated professionals like you to be a part of our team. Join us in our efforts to better our community.

Primary Job Duties of a Critical Care/ICU Nurse:

  • Assesses patient thoroughly and accurately; assesses patient, family, significant other for educational needs about disease process and treatment; identifies appropriate methods of assessment related to age group; understands normal ranges of physiological standards for age group.

  • Documents patient assessment, medication administration, changes in patient's condition, teaching, level of response and method(s) used within unit/department-specific guidelines.

  • Individualizes plan of care related to patient diagnosis/condition and age group. Participates in interdisciplinary/discharge planning, including any educational needs into plan of care.

  • Implements plan of care, performs ongoing assessments and revises plan of care based on assessment and/or changes in patient condition; involves patient in treatment plans and utilizes equipment required for treatment/procedures appropriate to age group; requests consults as needed; educates patient, family or significant other about disease process and treatment.

  • Evaluates the effects of any interventions and adjusts care accordingly; performs systematic and ongoing assessments to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care; evaluates effectiveness of instruction/teaching with patient, family or significant other.

  • Demonstrates appropriate and effective delegation as governed by the LA State Board of Nursing and policies of TUHC.

  • Utilizes time during work hours to maintain safe, clean work environment, help others with patient care, participate in QC checks of equipment, minimum end of shift overtime recorded, participates in PI monitoring; demonstrates prudent use of supplies/equipment.

  • Completes all mandatory, regulatory, hospital and unit-based requirements for position by due date; attends 75% of scheduled staff meetings; participates in unit based, department based, or hospital based committees.


  • Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current Louisiana Licensure as a Registered Nurse, ACLS Certification required within 1 year of employment. Current CPR certification.

  • Education: Graduate of an accredited school preparing Registered Nurses.

  • Experience: One year in area of practice preferred by not required.

  • Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Effective communication skills; both oral and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem-solving skills. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

  • *Sign On Bonuses are based on qualifying criteria

  • Current employees not eligible

  • Please see your Recruiter for details.

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


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