tuality healthcare- rn, ICU
When it comes to community, everyone has a part to play.
For us, it's an honor and a duty to help those near us
receive the best medical care possible. That's why,
since our beginnings in 1918, we've worked hard to
provide quality, convenient care for our patients.
Throughout our growth and expansion, we have become a
strong community-governed, not for profit, healthcare
system. We take pride in our excellent quality of work
and all of our services provided, creating an atmosphere
that benefits our staff and patients alike.
At Tuality Healthcare we recognize that the foundation
for providing excellent care begins with recruiting
exceptional candidates and cultivating the talents of
our current employees.
Summary of Duties
Ensures the delivery of quality nursing care for
critically ill patients in accordance with age-related
and individual needs, physician’s orders, hospital
policy, standards of care and nursing practice.
Responsible for assessing the needs of patients,
planning nursing care to meet those needs, and ensuring
that the plan of care is carried out and documented
according to the principles defined in the nursing
process. Participates in the development of critical
care unit goals.
HIRING COMPETENCIES - skills & experiences the applicant
should bring to the job.
a) License: Current licensure as registered nurse by
the Oregon State Board of Nursing.
b) Certification: Healthcare Provider BLS required
upon hire if not ACLS certified. ACLS certification
required within 6 months of hire.
c) One year Critical Care experience or completion
of Critical Care Course. 12 lead EKG interpretation
d) Demonstrates skill in the nursing care of
pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric
e) Experience with hemodynamic monitoring, Critical
Care drips, EKG interpretation, vent management, and
IV start skills. Intra-aortic balloon pump
f) Cross training and working shifts in PCU is a
requirement of this position.
g) Demonstrates a knowledge of critical assessment
h) Utilizes a problem solving process to make
decisions related to patient care and unit activity.
i) Uses effective written and verbal communication
j) Practices effective interpersonal skills.
k) Functions well as part of a team.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:1. Percentage of Time Spent:
% of time
Lifting / Carrying
2. Physically Demanding Tasks:
Moves beds, stretchers and equipment up to 500 pounds
five to ten times per shift. Assists in the movement of
patients and/or equipment whose weight may range from 30
to 500 pounds, pushes or pulls weights, walks and/or
stands for 5-8 hours/shift, lifts 35-40 pounds. Must
have adequate range of motion to accomplish duties.