Per Diem Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN)

Recruiter
The Execu|Search Group
Location
Yonkers
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Aug 14, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A medical center in New York City is currently seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) for a promising Per Diem position with their growing Intensive Care Unit (ICU). In this role, the Per Diem Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN) will be responsible for providing care to patients in need of complex assessments and treatment. Day and Night shift opportunities are available. Apply today! Company Description Medical Center Job Description The Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN) will be responsible for: * Assessing a patient's condition and planning and implementing patient care plans * Treating wounds and providing advanced life support * Assisting physicians in performing procedures * Observing and recording patient vital signs * Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly * Administering intravenous fluids and medications * Ordering diagnostic tests * Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team * Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment * Acting as a patient advocate * Providing education and support to patient families Required Skills * 2+ years of previous experience working within an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) * Associate's Degree in Nursing * MA Registered Nurse (RN) license * Critical Care background * Solid assessment, clinical, and documentation skills * Patient oriented * Great interpersonal skills * Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) * Strong attention to detail * Highly organized * Able to multitask efficiently and effectively Desired Skills * Bachelor's Degree in Nursing