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RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

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Alexandria, Louisiana is a growing, vibrant, and historic city located in the geographic center of the state of Louisiana. A small Southern city with big city amenities: a world-class airport, two award-winning and leading hospitals, one of the best small zoological parks in the country, five outstanding golf courses (including The Links on the Bayou, Golf Digest’s Best Public Course in Louisiana), great shopping, and unparalleled access to the great outdoors, which is why National Geographic Traveler named Alexandria one of the top ten “wilderness towns” in the nation. Alexandria is a great place to raise a family and a great place to start a business. Business Insider named Alexandria one of the “20 Best Cities for Finding a Job,” and among small cities, Alexandria placed seventh in the country for one-year job growth and tenth for one-year wage and salary growth.
  • Profession:

    RN  
  • Specialty:

    ICU - Intensive Care Unit  
  • Location:

    Alexandria, LA 71301  
  • Start date:

    ASAP  
  • Duration:

    13 Week(s)
  • Status:

    Open  
  • Term:

    Travel  
  • Job Id:

    12277

Description

Pro Health Staffing is seeking an Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse (RN)

The Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse, also known as a Critical Care Nurse, will provide care and support to patients who are critically ill and at high risk for life-threatening health problems. 

  • Coordinates with the healthcare team to provide the best care for the patients.
  • Monitors the vital signs of critically ill and high-risk patients.
  • Treating wounds and providing advanced life support.
  • Responsible for making sure that the medical, as well as the emotional needs of the patient, are adequately met throughout the entire process.
  • The Intensive Care Unit Nurse will also provide education to patients and families, about how to manage their illness moving forward. 
  • Must have the skills at assessing situations in a fast-paced and often stressful ICU environment.
  • As an ICU Registered Nurse, you will order and then interpret diagnostic tests to evaluate the patient's condition.  

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience as a Registered Nurse.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN), Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), or Diploma from an Accredited School of Nursing.
  • BLS, ACLS, and NRP certification required.
  • Registered Nursing License: Current In-State license in good standing or Compact Nursing License.
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills, departmental team player, and good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Interpersonal skills at an individual and team level, ability to be flexible, and adjust quickly and react positively to change.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and current trends in nursing, positive attitude and good work ethics.
  • Demonstrates good organizational skills.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality. 
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

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