City
Gallup
State
NM
Position Id
1892

ICU Registered Nurse (RN)
Gallup, New Mexico

This is a travel position for an ICU unit in Gallup, New Mexico. (Clinical specialties for this unit also include surgery, trauma, medical, psychiatry, and many other sub-specialties.)

  • 84 hours per pay period.
  • 12-hour shifts.
  • Day and night shifts needed.
  • Rotating weekends and holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Initiate treatment, medications, emergency and resuscitative measures based on appropriate utilization of standing ICU protocols in conjunction with ACLS and TNCC guidelines.
  • Administer therapeutic measures as prescribed by the physician such as medication, treatments, IV fluids, blood transfusions, nasogastric tubes, foleys, etc.
  • Observe and assess critically ill patient’s health status by physical assessment and examination, interviewing the patient and family members, and reviewing the patient’s health history and ongoing hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Make an individualized plan of care for the patient
  • Provide intensive nursing care to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual, and sociocultural needs of the patient in the intensive care setting.
  • Operate and monitor specialized equipment such as cardiac monitors, volume respirators, swan ganz catheters, arterial lines, defibrillators, pulse oximeters, internal and external pacemakers, chest tubes and triple lumen catheters.
  • Functions as a primary nurse on all units of the hospital when a cardiac or respiratory emergency occurs.
  • Functions as an intravenous therapy resource on all units.
  • Provides pre- and post-operative care.

Qualifications

  • ACLS, BCLS, TNCC certifications.
  • At least three (3) years RN experience with at least 2 years in the ICU.
  • Current and valid nursing license from any state.

For more information, please contact Chris at chris@apnusa.com.

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