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Critical Care RN

United Health Systems Conway, AR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
 

Job Title: Critical Care RN

Location: Conway, Arkansas

Job Type: 13 Weeks Contract (High Chances of extension of the contract)

Shift: 12 Hours Day / Night Shift

Guaranteed Hours: 36 Hours per Week

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Critical Care Nurse needed in Conway, Arkansas. 13 weeks’ contract and 36 hours per week guaranteed.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Identify patients' age-specific needs and alter care plans as necessary to meet those needs.
  • Perform approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patients' clinical status.
  • Evaluate patients' vital signs and laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs.
  • Administer blood and blood products, monitoring patients for signs and symptoms related to transfusion reactions.
  • Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods.
  • Advocate for patients' and families' needs, or provide emotional support for patients and their families.
  • Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, and pressure lines.
  • Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances.
  • Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions.
  • Assess patients' pain levels and sedation requirements.
  • Assess patients' psychosocial status and needs including areas such as sleep patterns, anxiety, grief, anger, and support systems.
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans based on identified needs and assessment data.
  • Collect specimens for laboratory tests.
  • Compile and analyze data obtained from monitoring or diagnostic tests.
  • Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems.
  • Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings.
  • Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions.
  • Identify patients who are at risk of complications due to nutritional status.
  • Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients based on assessment data and identified needs.
  • Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, and elective cardioversion.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  2. Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Arkansas.
  3. Minimum of two years of recent professional nursing experience.
  4. Basic computer skills desirable.

United Health Systems

Address

Conway, AR
USA