Staff Nurse - ICU

Licking Memorial Health Systems Newark , OH 43055

Posted 1 week ago

STAFF NURSE
2 West

Position Summary

A clinical competent registered professional nurse who delivers patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation. Prescribes, delegates and coordinates the nursing care provided to patients throughout the health system. Effectively interacts with the patient, significant others, and health care team members while maintaining the standards of professional nursing.

Responsibilities

  • Acquire and maintain current knowledge of all equipment and procedures/treatments generally used in the care of critical patients.

  • Safely and accurately administer medications within the scope of RN practice.

  • Document/Communicate pertinent information regarding patient condition.

  • Provide direction and supervision to LPNs, POCTs and other ancillary staff

  • Assist physician with invasive/ non-invasive procedures performed on the nursing unit.

  • Perform crisis intervention.

  • Monitor and ensure the accurate and timely completion of physician orders.

  • Administer and monitor Critical Care drugs safely/accurately.

  • Perform defibrillation, cardioversion, and external pacing effectively/safely.

  • Perform other duties as requested.

Requirements

  • Current R.N. licensure inr Ohio (must be maintained)

  • Current CPR card and maintain

  • Obtain/maintain ECG rhythm recognition.

  • Ability to formulate nursing care plans

  • Obtain ACLS within six months and maintain

  • Maintain knowledge of new technology and equipment

  • Ability to work independently

  • Successful candidate must have excellent critical thinking skills

Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical

history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors protected by law.


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Staff Nurse - ICU

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