06 February 2021
Burn Trauma ICU RN

Burn Trauma ICU  RN
Plano, Texas
Full-time nights
Salary - $28.64 - $35.83(10yrs) - $42.95 (20yrs) - based on years of experience
 
Job Summary
The Critical Care ICU RN manages the nursing care to patients admitted to the hospital in an observation status in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
 
Job Responsibilities
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs.
  • Provides cardiopulmonary management and monitoring for patients.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Education
  • BSN Required - Magnet Facility
  • D.N with CNO approval and enrollment in BSN program currently or enrolled within 6 months of hire and completion with 24 months
  • Licenses/Certifications
  • TX RN or Compact State Licensure
  • ACLS and BLS
  • PALS - within in 6 months
  • CCRN - Specialty certification preferred
  • ABLS (Burn cert preferred but only offered one time per year) - A Plus if have
Experience
1 year minimal experience - Prefers 2 years experience - ICU Experience ONLY in an acute care setting
Must Have ventilator and Drip experience, will get 12 drips.  The more drips the better.  Willing to train drips with the person with the right attitude.
 
Additional Information
  • 30 Bed Burn Trauma - 14 Burn - 16 Trauma
  • 1:2 Ratio
  • Critical Care Unit, patient ratio is 1:2 and will see all types of patients, Open Heart, Trauma, Burn, Vascular, Sepsis. Required to float through CCU, Burn and Trauma
  • Type of culture (management style) of director or on the floor:
  • Very big on customer service, treating the patient like family, focused on nurse friendly unit, team work between seasoned and new RN’s
  • The Highest Acuity situations, very fast pace, 284 hospitals that transfer in from surrounding states. If you do not like fast paced, high acuity this is not for you.
  • Expectation for accountability of team members to provide service excellence always, customer service is very important, available for support and need for escalations. Not a micro manager – delightful to work with!
 
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