We are looking for 2 RNs to fill the ICU needs with Variable Shifts - mostly nights - 36hr guaranteed for 13 week contract. Will float to Med/Surg if low census.JOB SUMMARY:The ICU Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for professional nursing care of patients in the assigned area/department, including identification of patient needs and implementation of nursing interventions utilizing the nursing process. Responsibilities also include delegation of duties to and supervision of both licensed and non-licensed personnel. Works collaboratively with ancillary nursing staff and other personnel.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assesses patient s condition and nursing needs. Identifies goals through the care planning process. Identifies appropriate nursing actions to meet care-planning goals with regards to patient s holistic needs. Exhibits age appropriate competencies: newborn, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Answers call lights promptly. Upon completion of all nursing interventions, documents accurately and thoroughly in the appropriate area of the patient record in accordance to organization policy. Reports changes in patient condition or pertinent observations to the appropriate physician and/or other member of the healthcare team. Actively participates in patient/family education and the discharge planning process. Assists physicians with special tests and procedures, including the insertion of invasive lines. Participates in orientation of new personnel. Assists with and/or initiates emergency measures appropriately. Participates in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment. Actively participates in Performance Improvement. Accepts accountability for own actions. Responsible for being able to interpret cardiac rhythms. Responsible for providing care for patients on mechanical ventilation. Maintains current BLS, ACLS, PALS certification. Completes all annual required educational competencies. Attends all mandatory in-service trainings. Ability to initiate and titrate IV medications. ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. May be required to float to other areas of the hospital. OTHER FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ALL EMPLOYEES: Supports and models individual behavior consistent with the Standards of Excellence and the mission, vision and values of Livingston Healthcare. Demonstrates commitment to customer service by: Building effective working relationships and treating others with respect. Interacting with customers (patients, co-workers and visitors) in a warm and friendly way. Taking immediate action to meet customers needs or request. Attentive to each customer concern. Demonstrates and encourages an ethic of open and effective communication and teamwork throughout the organization. Adheres to Livingston HealthCare s Code of Conduct and Livingston HealthCare and departmental compliance policies. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements which may be inherent in the position.QUALIFICATION (required):
1. Current Montana R.N. license.
2. Current BLS certification.
3. ACLS, PALS certification within one year of hire.ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:1. 2. Previous ICU nursing experience preferred. 3. TNCC Certification. 4. ENCP Certification