Registered Nurse, ICU.
Responsible for providing and coordinating comprehensive care of acutely ill patient. Provides care to all age groups through the proper utilization of the nursing process; assessment, formulation of nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of plan of care in accordance with established standards, policies, procedures, protocols and guidelines. Responsible for supervising nursing staff to care for groups of patients.
Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required.
Licensed in the State of Illinois.
Certified in CPR or completes certification within 90 days of employment.
2-3 years of experience preferred.
Advanced skills in reading, writing and oral communication.
Demonstrates knowledge of basic skills of professional nurse.
Demonstrates skills in the use of clinical information systems, basic skills in keyboarding and use of computer systems.
Assesses patient's health status through interview, observation and physical assessment skills.
Develops an individualized plan of care with specific goals and target date in collaboration with the patient, family, provider and other members of the health care as appropriate.
Implements appropriate interventions identified in the plan of care to move the patient toward established goals or outcomes.
Systematically evaluates and documents patient's progress to expected outcomes / goals on an ongoing basis throughout the shift and modifies plan of care based on patient's responses to expected outcomes.
Completes documentation in the patient medical record accurately and in a timely manner
Demonstrated technical knowledge and skill to safely utilize patient care equipment.
Prioritizes work based on changes in the patient condition, changes in assignments and unanticipated interru...