31 January 2021
RN – Pediatric Cardiac ICU

RN – Pediatric Cardiac ICU
Las Vegas, NV
 
Our client has been serving the community for nearly 60 years, with 762 beds, provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas's largest acute care facility, our client provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Our client has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100Hospitals to work for!
 
Position Summary:
 
The Pediatric Cardiac ICU RN 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:
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.
 
License/ Certification/Registration:
Current license in Nevada as a Registered Nurse.
Will you accept pending license: Yes
Current Certifications Required: BCLS/ACLS AND PALS
TNCC(within 1 year of hire)
Passing score on Critical Care Test/ Rhythm interpretation examination.
 
Education:
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing – BSN preferred - ASN grads will need to be enrolled in a BSN program
 
Experience:
1 years of current acute care hospital critical care experience
Current Pediatric Cardiac ICU Nursing experience preferred
 
Qualifications/Skills:
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.
 
 
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