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RN - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

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  • Profession:

    RN  
  • Specialty:

    ICU - Intensive Care Unit  
  • Location:

    New Orleans, LA 70121  
  • Start date:

    ASAP  
  • Duration:

    13 Week(s)
  • Status:

    Open  
  • Term:

    Travel  
  • Job Id:

    12315

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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