HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Critical Care/IMC - Medical ICU - Full Time Days in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Medical 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: * 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.

_MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:_* __* * Current knowledge and skills appropriate to the age/type of patient population served.
* Knowledgeable and sensitive to patients’ rights in the delivery of care. Ability to communicate in a clear, concise manner appropriate to the developmental stage of the patient.
* Recent appropriate nursing practice in the patient population areas to be served.
* Ability to participate in considerable walking and standing, moderate lifting, and exposure to patient elements and handling of emergencies and critical patient incidents.
* Must meet clinical standards specific to the assigned patient care area (specialty unit employees for areas such as ICU).

_Education/Certificates/Licenses: _ * Current licensure in Nevada as a Registered Nurse. * Required: ACLS, BCLS, NIHSS, * Passing score on Critical Care Test/ Rhythm interpretation examination. * CCRN preferred.

Title: Registered Nurse Critical Care/IMC - Medical ICU - Full Time Days

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

Requisition ID: 01541-13744