This 26 bed Cardiac Medical Critical Care Unit is located in our newly renovated section of Methodist Hospital . In this fast-paced ICU, you would see patients with heart failure, chronic heart disease, myocardial infarctions, sepsis, arrhythmias and more. Advance your nursing skills in this acute environment by working with ventilated patients, cardiac drips, swan catheters, balloon pumps, and CRRT/CVVH.
- Bachelors Degree Preferred
The position exists to manage clinical outcomes, cost, and customer satisfaction in the daily care assignment and in the operations of the unit. The incumbent assures care for patients and families reflective of the organization values. This position coordinates the nursing and interdisciplinary team for daily patient care assignments. QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES
Basic Life Support certification required. Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
New ASN RNs hired after January 1, 2013 will be required to complete their BSN within five (5) years from date of hire into this job.
Requires excellent public relations and customer service techniques.
Requires current state of Indiana license as Registered Nurse.
Requires an Associates of Nursing (ASN); Bachelor?s of Nursing (BSN) preferred.
Requires that the RN has graduated from a nursing program accredited through the NLN or CCNE.
Requires ability to provide clinical reasoning; decision-making and clinical thinking.
Requires ability to promote compassion and a therapeutic environment.
Requires ability to provide multiple forms of communication (presence; touch; eye contact; etc . ) Requires ability to recognize and appreciate cultural diversity at many levels.
Requires ability to provide high level of patient confidentiality.
Requires strong written and verbal communications skills at the staff; patient and family levels.
Requires ability to actively seek educational opportunities to improve clinical practice.
Requires ability to maintain quality-working relationship with peers.
Requires ability to react appropriately in any environmental or situation.
Requires working knowledge of computer to enter and retrieve data.
Requires ability to maintain quality control and other records.
Requires ability to perform basic procedures on automated and non-automated equipment.
Requires ability to handle constant interruptions; stress; and concurrent tasks.
Requires ability to collaborate with physician group and health care team including ancillary departments; lab and transportation.
Requires ability to review current environment; identify issues; make recommendations and implement solutions.
Requires ability to quickly and efficiently triage multiple patients and establish priorities of care.
Requires knowledge in providing treatment for hazardous materials exposure and patient decontamination.
Requires knowledge in activation and implementation of hospital and community disaster plans.
Requires knowledge of legal implications related to emergency care; i . e . ; abuse; domestic violence; forensics; confidentiality; patient transfers; and refusal of treatment/leaving against medical advice.
Requires the ability to function in high stress situations and adapt to unexpected increases in workload.
Requires ability to implement and assist with research activities/protocols as assigned.
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