St. Joseph Medical Center

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Registered Nurse; Intensive Care Unit; 7p-7a; Night Shift

at St. Joseph Medical Center

Posted: 4/1/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1580
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JOB SUMMARY:

Manages critically ill patients. Provides care to patients ages 14 through elderly adults.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Tracking and evaluating patient laboratory and physical assessment parameters.
  • Provides care and education with age-related needs for adolescent, young adults and elderly populations in a highly technical environment.
  • Manages patient care in rapidly changing circumstances and takes action to avoid or minimize patient compromise.
  • Complete management of medication and intravenous therapy. Support patient’s vital signs by safely titrating medication.
  • Manages equipment used to monitor multiple physiologic systems, including ventilators, intra-cranial pressure (ICP) drains, arterial lines, Swan -Ganz catheters, and intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP).
  • Maintains eight (8) hours of stroke specific education yearly.

SCOPE OF CARE:

The Intensive Care Unit is a 24 bed unit dedicated to providing care to the critically ill adult population; patients with conditions that are acutely life threatening and that require monitoring are admitted and treated in the Intensive Care Unit.

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