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RN- ICU in Gainesville, TX at Community Hospital Corporation

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Description

Provides professional nursing care within the Intensive Care; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Provides care that meets the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care.  Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs of patients, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system.  Communicates with physicians regarding changes in patient’s status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies.  Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret results.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring; identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately.
  • Ability to perform waived testing per clinical laboratory's and the patient care unit's policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret the results of waived tests, takes appropriate action on waived test results.
  • Maintains current knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and his/her clinical condition.
  •  Demonstrates the ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.

Job Requirements

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Current Texas RN licensure
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current PALS certification
  • CCRN certification preferred
  • NIHSS certification preferred
  • Two (2) years of critical care or emergency nursing experience.


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