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Registered Nurse (RN)/Cardiac ICU/

Company: Premier Health
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

CVICU is a 15 bed inpatient nursing unit that utilizes the universal room model for open heart patients. The unit is equipped and staffed to provide post operative care and recovery of cardiovascular and cardiothoracic surgical patients including open heart, thoracotomy, endarterectomy as well as Percutaneous cardiac intervention and Acute Myocardial Infarction. Patients that are admitted here may require all or any of the following: intensive monitoring of lab values, hemodynamic pressure monitoring, mechanical ventilation, administration and titration of vasoactive and/or neuromuscular blocking agents or recovery from anesthesia. Ultra Filtration (UF) Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP), and Continuous Renal Reperfusion Therapy (CRRT) and Left Ventricle Assist Device, Impella Device.The Clinical Nurse is a registered nurse (RN) who partners with and advocates for patients/families/significant others to provide physical, emotional and spiritual support which impacts patient outcomes in a safe environment. The RN functions in a versatile role that demonstrates professionalism and promotes excellence and autonomy in the practice of Nursing. The RN utilizes the nursing process in conjunction with evidence-based principles to care for a diverse caseload of patients within the department scope of service. The RN serves as guide, healer, collaborator, teacher, leader and sentry. The RN collaborates with and guides care delivered by the inter-professional team. The RN is accountable for compliance with the Ohio Nurse Practice Act, Nursing Code of Ethics and applicable regulatory standards.EducationMinimum Level of Education Required: Associate degree in NursingPreferred educational qualifications: BSN Preferred; BSN Completion or Professional Certification may be required. RNs with a minimum 2 years of acute care hospital experience may elect to forgo the BSN requirement and sign a Professional Certification MOU which must be obtained within 3 years of hire.Licensure/Certification/RegistrationValid Ohio RN licenseCurrent CPR certification required at the time of hireExperienceMinimum Level of Experience Required: No prior job-related work experienceKnowledge/SkillsMust be able to multitask with constant interruptions while maintaining a pleasant demeanorBasic computer knowledgeStrong organization skillsEffective interpersonal and communication skills

Keywords: Premier Health, Middletown , Registered Nurse (RN)/Cardiac ICU/, Healthcare , Middletown, Ohio

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