RN 2 - CFH CCU
Company: Carle Health
Posted on: January 24, 2023
The CCU Registered Nurse (RN) provides professional nursing care to
assigned patients in the CCU. Performs various diagnostic tests,
administers medications, and develops patient care plans in
conjunctions with the Critical Care Team Providers. The CCU RN will
assist during examinations and procedures, operating and monitoring
medical equipment as necessary. Observes patients' progress,
records observations in patient medical record, and updates
attending physician directly when necessary. Critical Care Nurses
face the additional responsibility for the emotional and
psychosocial health of the patient, family and significant
Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing
CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS
Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and
Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS) within 1 year.
- Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing
education regarding the care of acute stroke patients.
- Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as
specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and
theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains
up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to
assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare
- Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and
develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards
and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of
care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies
plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
- Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by
reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
- Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary
to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the
professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to
expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes
initiative to begin appropriate solution.
- Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
- Ensures good communication with patients/family by utilizing
meaningful hourly rounding, bedside report and whiteboards
- Works with ventilated patients for early mobility
- Collaborates with team to ensure best outcomes
- Prepares equipment and aids physician during examination and
treatment of patient
- Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards
- Monitors and adjusts specialized equipment used on patients,
and interprets and records electronic
displays, such as intracranial pressures, central venous pressures,
cardiac rhythms from cardiac monitors, respirators, ventilators,
oxygen pumps, etc.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate
against any employee or applicant for employment because of race,
color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation,
gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or
any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health
participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security
Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland
Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to
confirm work authorization. - For more information:
Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for
all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or
religious exemption will be permitted.
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