The registered nurse coordinates and provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of the ICU patient. Nursing care is provided in accordance with the hospital and departmental policies and procedures, and supports the mission of Centerpoint Medical Center. The registered nurse in this department provides care for ages 16 and over, young adult patients 18-39 years, adult patients age 40-64 years, and geriatric patients age 65 and older. Patients under the age of 16 will be cared for until stable enough for transfer.
The registered nurse in the ICU will, in addition to basic preparation, acquire advanced knowledge in the psychosocial, spiritual, pathophysiological, and therapeutic components specific to the care of the critically ill patient. ICU experienced preferred, but will also consider RN|
's with 2+ years hospital experience in PCU, Telemetry or Med/Surg.
Education: Graduation from a school of nursing with either a Diploma, ADN or BSN
Licensure/Certifications: Must hold a current license from the Missouri State Board of Nursing, BLS certification, ACLS certification within 6 months - 1 year, TNCC certification within 6 months - 1year.
HCA Inc - 23 months ago
Centerpoint Medical Center is part of HCA Midwest Health, a network of hospitals in the Kansas City and surrounding areas.