Healthcare

Employment TYPE

Permanent

LOCATION

Las Vegas, Nevada

DATE POSTED

September 28, 2020

INDUSTRY

Healthcare

POSITION(S)

2

SALARY

Negotiable

Job# J948

NIGHTS - RN – Peds ICU

About The Opportunity

    Schedule: Fulltime – Nights shifts with rotating weekends / 3-12hr Shifts Position Summary:
  • The Peds ICU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
  • The tasks and 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.

Job Description

    License/ Certification/Registration:
  • Current license in Nevada as a Registered Nurse.
  • Will you accept pending license: Yes
  • Current Certifications Required: BCLS upon hire – ACLS & PALS within 30days of start Preferred: CCRN.
  • Passing score on Critical Care Test/ Rhythm interpretation examination.
  • Education:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing – BSN preferred
  • Experience:
  • 1+ years of current acute care hospital critical care experience ( Will consider any Critical care setting experience ( MICU,SICU,CCU,CVICU,Burn ICU)
  • Qualifications/Skills:
  • Current knowledge and skills appropriate to the age/type of patient population served.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner appropriate to the developmental stage of the patient.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to
  • 50 pounds and exposure to patient elements and handling of emergencies and critical patient incidents.
  • Special Notes:
  • 34 Bed ICU - Recently expanded the unit from 26 to 34 beds
  • Nurse to Patient Ratio: 1 Nurse : 2 Patients; 1:1 for HACA, CRRT, donor, etc.
  • Teamwork is the bases of the culture on this unit
  • Type of culture (management style) of director or on the floor: Team is core value of the unit developed by unit based council. Values and approach emphasized by floor manager.
  • What has and hasn’t worked with personality/skill types: Skills from other units that can translate to success in MICU is experience in ICU step-down unit, drip titration and management of critical ill patients.
  • This unit is looking for candidates that have strong commitment to improving patient outcomes.

Required Skills

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Sumit Gupta

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 104
Email: sumit.gupta@staffactory.com

Hi! My name is Sumit Gupta. I treat all my consultants in a manner that they feel comfortable while working with me on any position they are applying for. Although, the motive is to find the best match for my consultants. But I make sure that I suggest them the right job matching their profile and work history by interacting with them in detail and follow-up with them at each and every level of the hiring process.