Our client, a small hospital located about 20 minutes from St Louis, MO, yet in IL, Has a need for a day shift and a night ICU RN to join their team. This is a smaller ICU unit with 6 beds.
Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Strong decision making and effective communication with patients, families and members of the team is essential. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse.
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Education: Associates or better in Nursing.
Experience: One year of previous Critical Care Experience.
Licenses & Certifications: AHA BLS Basic Cardiac. IL RN License. AHA ACLS