09 November 2020
Pediatric Cardiac ICU – Registered Nurse

Pediatric Cardiac ICU – Registered Nurse 
Las Vegas, Nevada
$70,000 to $114,000K Differential and Weekends
Schedule: Full-Time – Mixed Shifts with rotating weekends / 3-12hr Shifts
 
Summary:
The Pediatric Cardiac ICU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
Detailed responsibilities:
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Provides respiratory and ventilator 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.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
  • Current knowledge and skills appropriate to the age/type of patient population served.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner appropriate to the developmental stage of the patient.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, walking, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds and exposure to patient elements and handling of emergencies and critical patient incidents.
Required Work Experience: 
  • 1 years of current acute care hospital critical care experience
  • Current Pediatric Cardiac ICU Nursing experience preferred
Education: (ADN or BSN) Associate degree in Nursing is required. BSN degree is preferred 
 
Licensure Certification: Current license in Nevada as a Registered Nurse.
  • Accept pending license
  • Current Certifications Required: BCLS, PALS and ACLS 
  • TNCC (within 1 year of hire)
  • Passing score on Critical Care Test/ Rhythm interpretation examination. 





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