RN - ICU Stepdown

RN - ICU Stepdown

01 Nov 2021
Washington, Vancouver, 98660 Vancouver USA

RN - ICU Stepdown

Description PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - ICU Stepdown for a Part Time, Night position. Hourly compensation starts at $40.15, more depending on experience.JOB SUMMARYProvides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAssess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.

Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.

Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.

Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.

Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION:Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing

Ability to demonstrate proficiency by successfully passing EKG test.

WA State RN Licensure with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

BSN preferred.

Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:New graduate or experienced RN (or equivalent combination of education and/or experience).

Acute care nursing experience with oncology populations, including chemotherapy preferred.

1 year telemetry RN experience preferred.

Sheath pulling experience preferred.

Cardiac care nursing experience preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:WA State RN Licensure

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire

National Institute of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) Certification within 6 months of hire

Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN) preferred.

Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) certification preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment

Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures

Basic computer skills

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES:Southwest Medical Center:PCU - Nursing care of stroke patients with cardiac co-morbidity or more frequent monitoring than can be provided on the floor. Care of patients post Carotid Artery Stenting, and coiling of non-ruptured aneurysms. Performance of NIHSS, nursing bedside swallow screen. Perform stroke patient education utilizing health literacy education principles. Familiar with stroke guideline driven stroke discharge medications.SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTSWork requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.

Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.

Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.

Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).

Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day (to include inclement weather).

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting. See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.REQNUMBER: PH-INFOR-4150

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