Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
Location:
Dallas , Texas
Posted:
December 14, 2017
Reference:
01505-92189
MEDICAL CITY DALLAS HOSPITAL
JOB DESCRIPTION
JOB TITLE:
Registered Nurse
DEPARTMENT: CVICU

REPORTS TO:
Manager, CVICU & SICU

RESPONSIBILITY FOR
SUPERVISION:
Ancillary Staff

JOB SUMMARY:
Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice
Act.
 Use therapeutic communication in daily practice.
 Maintain a safe and therapeutic Intensive Care environment.
 Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on
the needs of individual ACC patients.
 Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process.
 Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make
informed choices regarding health care.
 Promote a supportive environment that treats patients and families with
dignity, respect and appreciation of their lifestyle, religion and culture.
 Maintain high quality, age specific care for adolescent, adult, and
geriatric patients as assigned.
 Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver.
 Participate in Cardiovascular Department specific initiatives and process
improvement.
 Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants, nurse
technicians, student nurses, and / or nurse interns.
 Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED:
 Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing
 If hired after 6/1/12, BSN required within 24 months of hire into RN
position.
 Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners State of Texas.
 Minimum of one-year experience in Critical Care in an acute care
hospital within the last three years required.
 Experience with high acuity ICU medical / surgical patients is preferred.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
REQUIRED:
 Current RN license in the State of Texas or compact license
 Current American Heart Association BLS provider.
 ACLS required upon hire. RN Interns must complete ACLS within six
months of hire
 CCRN preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS &
ABILITIES:
 The RN in Adult Critical Care completes additional training and
education through the orientation process and competency assessment.
 An extended orientation may be available for the RN not meeting all job
experience requirements.
SPECIAL DEMANDS: None
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Approximately 100% inside work. See employee health documents for OSHA
category and other employee health issues
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: See employee health documents for physical demand requirements.

A little about us:
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