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Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Profession Specialty City State Position ID
Nursing Registered Nurse Methuen MA 163119
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Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Holy Family Hospital - Methuen, MA

Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Job Summary:

Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses are responsible for carrying out nursing accountabilities within the ICU. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides patient care based on standards of care, standards of practice, protocols and established policies and procedures.
  • Collaboratively plans and prepares patient/family for discharge incorporating support systems/resources necessary.
  • Appropriately prioritizes patient care (e.g. seeks assistance as needed from appropriate resources, reassigns personnel as necessary, recognizes need for emergency intervention, etc.)
  • Provides thorough, timely and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, therapeutic interventions and patient responses including assessment, care plan, patient goals and interventions according to established standards.
  • Proactively identifies risk to patient safety and identifies opportunities to reduce medical/health care errors (i.e. appropriate reporting of errors/incidents).
  • Safely administers medications and intravenous therapy in accordance with physician's orders, protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Assesses patient pain level upon admission and as necessary, utilizing the pain scale (e.g. numerical, FACES and functional goals.)
  • Reassesses effectiveness of pain control and notifies physicians as needed, as well as, documents assessment and patients' response to medication.
  • Readily accepts accountability for designated patient and effectively hands off patient as required.
  • Appropriately delegates and supervises nursing interventions performed by others.

Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.
  • Current MA Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Two or more years of recent critical care experience preferred.
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification.

Interested Candidates Please Contact:

Joe Della Vecchia
Senior Healthcare Recruiter
617-350-7358
Joseph.Dellavecchia@steward.org

Click here to schedule a time to speak with me!

Please reference Position ID 163119 when responding.



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