Comprehensive Medical Unit Nurse - PRN
Location:
Las Vegas , Nevada
Posted:
October 20, 2017
Reference:
01541-14957
SUNRISE HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER

Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!


JOB SUMMARY:

The Cardiovascular ICU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications:
Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Current licensure in Nevada as a Registered Nurse.
  • Required: ACLS, BCLS, NIHSS, Passing score on Critical Care Test/ Rhythm interpretation examination.
  • CCRN preferred.
  • Current knowledge and skills appropriate to the age/type of patient population served. Knowledgeable and sensitive to patients' rights in the delivery of care.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner appropriate to the developmental stage of the patient.
  • Recent appropriate nursing practice in the patient population areas to be served.
  • Ability to participate in considerable walking and standing, moderate lifting, and exposure to patient elements and handling of emergencies and critical patient incidents.
  • Must meet clinical standards specific to the assigned patient care area (specialty unit employees for areas such as ICU).

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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