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RN Critical Care Unit NGHS

Company: Kinetix - NGHS
Location: Comer
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

We are searching for a Critical Care Unit Nurse - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will consistently provide effective direct care to critically ill, unstable patients in the need of intensive treatment such as ventilator support and continuous vasoactive drug therapy. Patients who suffer from reversible disease or acute illness are admitted for aggressive medical/surgical treatment that cannot be provided elsewhere in the hospital.
Think you've got what it takes?Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversees comprehensive care to cardiac patients requiring intense monitoring and nursing care. Includes early detection and prevention of complications, management of complex physiological problems, patient/family education, and family psychosocial support systems. The unit cares for patients with STEMI (ST-elevation myocardial infarction), HF (heart failure), CRRT (continuous renal replacement therapy), LVAD (left ventricular assist device), IABP (intra-aortic balloon pump), Impella, and advanced ventilator management
  • Consistently provides effective direct care as part of the interdisciplinary team to a variety of complex patients
  • Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice
  • Assumes a beginning clinical bedside leadership role and seeks to mentor in this process
  • Is a professional member of VOICE professional nursing shared governance providing feedback on issues being addressed at meetings. Participates as a member on VOICE councils and Nursing Quality Teams as appropriate
  • Actively participates on Unit Council helping with plans to improve NDNQI nursing-sensitive indicators, RN Satisfaction, Employee Engagement, Culture of Safety, and Patient Experience data
  • Works together with other care team members to recruit and retain an excellent nursing care team
  • Responsible for providing direct and safe patient care based on the nursing process, and for coordinating care for assigned patients on a shift to promote the achievement of clinical outcomes
  • Requires consultation with more experienced clinicians and accepts feedback as a constructive professional development toolSkills & Requirements
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Associate Nursing degree.
    • Licensed to practice as an RN in Georgia.
    • Ideal applicants to this position have a minimum of two years recent experience as an RN in a critical care environment
      Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals. NGHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.

Keywords: Kinetix - NGHS, Athens , RN Critical Care Unit NGHS, Healthcare , Comer, Georgia

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