Pros: education, benefits, working as team.
Cons: feelings of helplessness and despair with patients who have a poor prognosis.
Skilled career professional with five years of practical experience in Hospital Critical Care.
Supports include assessment, counseling, education regarding medications and treatment, lab work, documentation with care plan for diagnosis and administration of treatment procedures.
Computer skilled, managing heavy patient volume including charge Nurse – more... Role. Proficient in documentation, record maintenance and paperwork to ensure accuracy and confidentiality.
Assistance with major and minor procedures in a Critical care environment.
Management is non-discriminatory, involved and allow staff to remain closely involved in decisions for the unit.
Co-workers are excellent with teamwork and communication.
The hardest part of the job is the significant turnover with patients, it a must to always have your critical thinking skills as a priority as well as patient safety.
The most enjoyable part of the job is being there for the patients, prioritizing their care and being involved in the outcome. – less