RN Critical Care ICU ( CCU) Nights - Wesley Medical Center

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Wichita, Kansas
  • Posted: October 02, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00323-17769
Position Requirements

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification l Current Licensure in the State of Kansas as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
l Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
l Successful completion of Dysrhythmia Exam within allotted time f r a m e , as specified in policy
l Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) verification course within allotted time frame, as specified in policy
l For RNs in MICU - NIH
Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification l For RNs in MICU - CRRT
Required Education or Experience l Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
Preferred Education or Experience l None
Required Knowledge and Skills l Ability to uti lize the nursing process in the provision of nursing care including, but not limited to, administering treatments and medications, interpreting diagnostic tests, formulating a plan of care, collaborating with other health care providers and providing education to patients and/or significant others
l Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
l Possess personal computer skills
l Ability to multi-task, delegate and prioritize
l Possess problem solving and critical thinking skills
l Ability to collaborate with other health care providers
l Ability to educate patients and/or significant others
l Follows and maintains current evidence based and research driven nursing practices and quality measures including but not limited to:
l VAP prevention and implementation of VAP bundle
l Skin & Wound Care including prevention of pressure wounds
l Meeting & Exceeding Core Measures as determined by National Standards
l Proactive care to reduce Catheter Acquired UTIs
l Protecting patient safety and being cognizant of Fall Risk and interventions to prevent falls
l Utilizing restraints safely as per hospital policy
l Display competence in the following (may be unit specific - training provided during orientation):
l Interpreting EKG rhythms
l Vasoactive and Cardiac IV medications
l Ventilator management
l MediTech documentation including visual flow sheet
l Arterial and Venous blood draws
l Obtaining ng 12-lead EKGs
Preferred Knowledge and Skills l None

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