Steward Health Care System
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eICU Staff RN, FT
at Steward Health Care System
Steward's eICU program, launched in December 2011, connects its hospitals through innovative technology to provide a level of exceptional patient focused care. The eICU program technology allows for ICU patient monitoring throughout the Steward System from a remote location. Currently, the eICU program operates in Westwood, Massachusetts and will be opening an additional program in Richardson, Texas in October 2020.
We are looking to build a collaborative team of RN’s and currently have an immediate need to fill day, night and rotating positions. We are looking for FT, PT and per diem RN’s.
The eICU Program (RN) is a member of a collaborative care team who is responsible for providing tele-nursing care to a diverse population of critically ill adults across multiple ICUs at various hospitals. The position reports directly to the Operations Director of eICU program, collaborates with eICU Medical Director, Intensivists, staff RNs, and other members of the interdisciplinary team.
- Responsibilities will heavily rely on clinical experience and knowledge as well as customer service skills in the delivery of remote intensive care services where monitoring systems are used to:
- Monitor critically ill patients and clinical data across multiple hospitals.
- Provide critical care and clinical expertise to bedside nurses behind a camera from a remote location.
- Maximize technology in order to detect trends in patient data.
- Identify instability and communicate with bedside ICU care providers and patients.
- Promotes collaborative relationships and exhibits clear, concise communication with Critical Care Medical and Nursing staff via tele-monitoring.
- Demonstrates good judgment and problem solving skills.
- Exhibits communication skills; interpersonal and organizational skills.
- Maintains level of confidentiality.
- Serves as advocate for patients and families in response to their needs and wishes.
- Communicates with the members of the eICU center and bedside ICU teams to provide safe error-free care during routine and emergent conditions.
- Solves clinical patient problems independently when appropriate and communicates unresolved issues to medical staff.
- Participates in quality initiatives and committees.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Current state RN licensure. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and American Heart Association Advanced Course in Life Support (ACLS) required.
- Minimum of 5 years of critical care nursing experience required, CCRN certification preferred.