Critical Care Unit Nurse ( ICU RN )

Holy Redeemer Health System Meadowbrook, PA
* High School diploma or GED

* Valid licensure required

* Valid registration required

* Previous experience required

* SUMMARY OF JOB:

The Registered Nurse must be able to perform all aspects of the nursing process under the Professional Nursing Law. Responsibilities include facilitation, communication, assessment, intervention, education, planning and providing comprehensive nursing care for patients, families and significant others. Provides direct and indirect patient care and supervises others providing this care. Communicates with multidisciplinary team members as appropriate about changes in a condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate direction or supervision. Acts as a patient/customer advocate and an HRHS representative meeting the patient/family needs throughout the hospital experience. As a professional, the RN assists in the development of new staff nurses and the future development of the nursing profession.

RECRUITMENT REQUIREMENTS:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

BSN upon hire (within 6 months)

Specialty certification preferred

IV skills

BLS certification required

ACLS in specialty areas (L&D, ED, ICU, PACU, ACU, CVC – required within 6 months)

NRP (NICU, LDR, MIU, Nursery – required within 6 months

PALS (ED, PACU 0 required within 6 months)

Fetal monitor certification preferred for LDR (required within 1 to 2 years based on experience)

8 hours annual stroke education and NIH certification for 2 South RNs

4 hours annual stroke education for ED and ICCU RNs

Stroke education per unit protocol annually

Must be available for alternate shift work

Must meet satisfactory completion of orientation and competency validation within probationary period

LICENSE AND REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS:

Registered Nurse licensed in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

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