Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN) - Night Shift

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of an established medical center in New York City is currently seeking a licensed Registered Nurse (RN) for a promising position with their growing Night shift staff. In this role, the Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN) will be responsible for providing such care in settings where patients can be given complex assessments and treatment. Open to both local and travel candidates. Apply today! Company Description Medical Center Job Description The Intensive Care Unit Nurse (ICU RN) will be responsible for * Assess a patient's condition and plan / implement patient care plans * Treat wounds and provide advanced life support * Assist Physicians in performing procedures * Observe and recording patient vital signs * Ensure that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly * Administer intravenous fluids and medications * Order diagnostic tests * Collaborate with fellow members of the Critical Care team * Respond to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment * Act as patient advocate * Provide education and support to patient families Required Skills * 2+ years of previous experience working within a Intensive Care Unit (ICU) * Bachelor's Degree in Nursing * NYS Registered Nurse (RN) license * ACLS certification * Critical Care background * Previous Transplant experience * Computer Charting experience * 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