Registered Nurse

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Vancouver, WA

Industry: Staffing & Recruiting

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Less than 5 years

Posted 263 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

This job is no longer available.

Job Description:

  • Unit: Critical Care (CCU), Intensive Care / Coronary Nurse (ICU) 
  • Openings: 3
  • Shift: Nights Full Time

Job Summary:

  • Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards
  • Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team

Essential Functions:

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs
  • Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards
  • Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence
  • Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development
  • Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Education:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required
  • BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred
  • Specialty certification preferred

Experience/Training:

  • 2 years of Critical Care experiencerequired or successful completion of a Critical Care Training

Program/Internship:

  • Must function independently with more advanced treatments, procedures and equipment such as stable ventilated patients, central lines, arterial pressure lines, etc
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principals of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient?s needs

License/Certification:

  • BLS at date of hire
  • ACLS must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer
  • TNCC must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer
  • NIHSS within 6 months of hire and recertification every 2 years
  • CCRNpreferred

Other Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
  • Basic computer skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Work requires active physical effort at least 66% of the time
  • Ability to life objects weighing 80lbs. or less work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail (34-65% of work time)
  • Job duties may require use of additional PPE such as eye shield respirator and mask