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Registered Nurse, Intensive Care Unit

Company: A-Team Solutions
Location: Detroit
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Critical Care/ICU/PICU/NICU opening in Detroit, Michigan. This and other rn jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com

A-Team Solutions is seeking an ICU Registered Nurses for full time coverage at the VA Health Care System in Detroit, MI. Position will start upon approval and credentialing.
DUTIES/QUALIFICATIONS:
· Perform critical care nursing to Intensive Care Unit patients.
· Demonstrate competency in monitoring patients undergoing conscious sedation.
· Obtain patient history and pertinent family history.
· Assess patient and plan appropriate nursing care.
· Document plan of care and care given in patient's medical record.
· Verify transcription of physician's orders, no verbal orders are to be accepted.
· Carry out prescribed physician's orders and document inpatient medical record.
· Communicate pertinent patient data to charge nurse and/or physician as appropriate.
· Re-assess patient's condition and revise plans of care based on identified nursing problem.
· Administer medications and IV therapies.
· Possess knowledge of actions and usual dosages of most commonly used emergency drugs and their location on crash cart.
· Assess and document patient response to medication that has been administered.
· Be able to interpret cardiac rhythms and their implications.
· Reorganize and initiate appropriate measures in emergencies/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished.
· Instruct patient/family regarding prescribed medications/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished.
· Assess patient/family knowledge level, implement plan of instructions and record patient/family demonstrated level of understanding.
· Operate defibrillator, EKG machines and cardiac monitor and other emergency technical equipment.
· Care for patients with Swan-Gans Catheters, Arterial lines and mechanical ventilators.
· Participate in discharge planning, as appropriate.
· Be able to initiate life saving measures in the absence of physicians.
· Assure content and correctness of a prepared report and sign the document to validate its content.
· Maintain neat, personal appearance and maintain professional decorum.
· Consistently apply VA customer service standards, demonstrating helpful, courteous, and respectful conduct at all times.
· Respect patient's rights, including but not limited to visual and auditory privacy.
· May accept a verbal order in compliance with the facility policy.
· Must have a current license in at least one (1) state, territory, or commonwealth in the U.S. or the District of Columbia.
· Critical Care and Emergency Room Registered Nurses must have a minimum of two years current experience in this field and hold Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and or certification.
· Intake and output is assessed every shift, and more frequently if indicated by specific standard nursing drug care.
· Must review all laboratory data, and electronic medical records.
· Must have ability to titrate medications.
· Be responsible for feeding tubes which are aspirated for gastric residual prior to every intermittent feed and every 4 hours for continuous tube feedings.
· Must perform urinary catheter care by using soap and water cleaning technique every twelve hours or as required.
· Ensures that medication orders from the previous shift have been noted and either carried out or transcribed onto the medical records appropriately.
A-Team Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
To learn more about A-Team Solutions, please visit us at or like us on Facebook! Lara

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