RN - ICU (Req#: 11779)
|January 03, 2012 - July 08, 2013|
|Salary Range:||$30 / hr|
|Shift:||DAYS - ROTATING WEEKENDS|
|Description:||– Possesses knowledge and skill necessary to meet standards for professional practice specified in Texas Nurse Practice Act. Competent Clinician: Experienced, knowledgeable and skilled in specialty area. Competently functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Practice is characterized by predominatly interdependent decision-making, problem focused, but patient centered care. Posseses critical thinking skills, able to manage unexpected or emergent situations commonly seen in assigned specialty population in provision of care. |
|Duties:||Assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents the daily care of assigned patients. Identifies nursing diagnosis/patient care needs, individualizes care plan, and revises plan of care as needed. Executes physician's orders for all assigned patients; administers medications and treatments and delivers population specific competent nursing care in accordance with UTHSCT's policies, procedures, and standards. Performs routine technical procedures/skills in specialty area assigned. Performs and reports Point of Care testing. Provides basic patient/family instruction and healthcare teaching. |
|Qualifications:||Must possess a current RN license or compact RN license to practice in Texas.|
Possess a current CPR Healthcare Provider card.
ACLS and PALS perferred.
2 year ICU experience
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