Job Description

Our client is looking to hire a Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit ICU to join their dynamic team with growth opportunities. Located in Coos Bay, Oregon USA.

Job Purpose:

Within the Registered Nurse scope of practice as defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing, applies the nursing process to the care of patients. Teaches patients and significant others. Documents patient care in the medical record. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to effectively coordinate overall care of the patient.

Responsibilities:
  • Assesses patients, as appropriate to the scope of care the nurse will provide. Assessments may include: physical, psychosocial, learning needs and barriers, needs related to age/culture, discharge planning
  • Establishes nursing diagnoses based on results of assessments and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team
  • Plans care according to identified diagnoses and needs. Updates plan of care as appropriate
  • Implements/performs individualized care, based on nursing care plan and the nurse’s role with the patient
  • Assisting with activities of daily living, including fall risk management and safe patient handling
  • Medication administration
  • Skin assessment/wound care
  • Pain management
  • Operation/manipulation of biomedical and other patient care and testing equipment, including but not limited to infusion pumps, patient transfer equipment, cardiopulmonary monitors, invasive catheters and drains, thermoregulation devices, measurement devices, medication dispensing cabinets, external therapeutic devices
  • Assisting the physician and other licensed, independent practitioners with invasive and non-invasive procedures
  • Teaching patients and their families about current illness, medical tests, medication, general healthcare, illness and disease prevention, and wellness promotion
  • Providing appropriate assignment, supervision, and direction to unlicensed assistive personnel in order to ensure optimum patient care
  • Providing interdisciplinary coordination and facilitation of overall care
  • Documents patient assessments, interventions, care, and teaching in the electronic medical record. Documents in paper format, as necessary. Documentation is complete, concise, timely, and legible
  • Evaluates care provided, communicates patient status and results of care to the interdisciplinary team
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualification and requirements:
  • Recent 3 to 5 years acute care hospital experience preferred
  • Acute care hospital experience in past 2 years or has completed Critical Care classes
  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oregon
  • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support card or must be obtained by the last day of the month after the 6-month grace period
  • American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support or Emergency Nurses’ Association Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course card or obtain within 1 year of hire
  • TNCC or TCAR for initial certification or obtain within 1 year of hire
  • National certification in critical care nursing (CCRN or equivalent) preferred
Salary - Market related

Working hours - Monday to Sunday – Shifts


Should you wish to apply for the position, please apply directly via this job board, please ensure that you quote reference number 202582 subject heading or email body.

Surgo (Pty) Ltd will consider all applications in terms of its Employment Equity (EE) and is committed in maintaining diversity in its’ appointments. Surgo (Pty) Ltd, therefore also encourages people with disabilities and from other diverse backgrounds to apply. Due to the high volume of applications, should you not receive feedback within three months upon submission, you can assume your application was unsuccessful and we encourage you to reapply. Please note that as a registered member of APSO, Surgo (PTY) Ltd. does not hold applicants accountable for any application fee.

Your CV will be kept on our database for us to contact you should any future vacancies become available. If you do not wish for us to keep your CV for any other positions, please email recruitment@surgo.co.za


Details

Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
Location
Coos Bay OR
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