CVICU-RN

West Chester, OH | Contract

Post Date: 11/03/2017 Industry: Medical

Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice and within the policies of the organization. Will assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care of patients having outpatient procedures, patients receiving medical injections and infusions, and cardiac patients meeting criteria for unit admission. Reports to: Nurse Manager.

This professional staff person is responsible for performing assessments, developing a plan of care, implementing and evaluating the care. The RN administers medications and treatments as ordered by physicians and in keeping with the current clinical nursing practice. The RN is responsible for directing, monitoring and evaluating the care delegated to non-licensed personnel. As a member of the interdisciplinary care team, the RN works collaboratively with the other members to assure the safe and accurate delivery of care. In addition, the RN performs a range of technical services in a cross-functional mode to comprehensively serve patient needs. Assumes, under the direction of the Laboratory, responsibility for patient specimen testing, quality control, quality improvement, and equipment maintenance.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree Preferred

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast  paced environment and take appropriate action.

  • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience
  • Experience in ICU/CCU and CVICU
  • Recent experience with 1-2 day Post-Op

Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required

 
Licenses:

Current OH RN


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