Travel Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)

  1. Antioch,CA
  2. Nov 27, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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14606892 Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 D Pay Rate: $34.00 - 37.00

POSITION SUMMARY: The CCU RN delivers and coordinates the delivery of care for Critically ill
adult and geriatric patients so that physiological, psychosocial, safety, learning and self-care needs of
patients and their families are addressed. The RN uses his/her understanding of
physiology/pathophysiology, nursing process, technology and interpersonal communications to accomplish
these accountabilities.

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REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: The staff RN reports to the Nurse Manager-Med Tele/CCU and/or
Charge Nurse. The staff RN may direct nursing activities of other RN's, LVN's, and Unit Secretaries. The
nurse also supervises nursing students assigned to his/her patients.

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MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Licensure:

1. Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
2. Current California RN Licensure required.
3. BSN or CCRN preferred.
4. Critical Care Certification preferred.

Experience:

1. Minimum 2 years CCU RN experience within the last 5 years required. CCRN or Critical Care
Certification in lieu of this requirement within 3 months of hire.
2. Previous EKG monitored unit experience as an RN required.

Knowledge:

1. Must demonstrate basic Critical Care nursing skills.
2. Ability to work with all levels of nursing personnel and assist them in a resource capacity.
3. Able to provide guidance to personnel in appropriate procedures and/or policies.
4. Knowledgeable in current critical care nursing practices, techniques and procedures.
5. Works independently with minimal direct supervision.

Special Skills/Equipment:

1. BLS, ACLS certification required.
2. CCRN, CCU certification preferred.
3. Learn operations of relevant critical care equipment.

Physical Requirements: See Essential & Physical Position Functions

Quantifiable Dimension: Interdeterminate

Adheres to the Code of Conduct set fourth in Sutter Delta Medical Center, standards for business

conduct policies and procedures.

Performs duties in a safe, ethical and honest manner, and promptly and appropriately addresses

potential violations of the Sutter Delta Medical Center standards for business conduct policy and

procedures.

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FREEDOM TO ACT/ACCOUNTABILITY: The Staff RN is accountable to the patients, Nurse
Manager, and co-workers in the provision of care and promoting a collaborative environment. The RN
practices within the scope of the California RN Nurse Practice Act. The Staff RN is accountable for
reviewing the patient's condition, evaluating and revising time lines, evaluating the performance of team
members, reviewing and reporting diagnostic study results to physicians.
The Staff RN must make decisions relevant to patient care, and provide recommendations to the physician,
patient care team, and family on the most appropriate plan of care and appropriate discharge options
including patient care teaching plan, basic home care plan, and transfer options.

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WORKING RELATIONSHIPS/CONTACTS:

Maintains effective working relationships with patients, visitors, all levels of nursing personnel, ancillary
services and physicians. The CCU Critical Care RN demonstrates the principles of continuous quality
improvement in problem solving and promoting excellence.

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HIPPA = ACCESS TO PROTECTED HEALTH INFORMATION BY JOB TITLE

1. Demographic information, including name and contact information.
2. Date of Service Information
3. Patient Location Information
4. Billing and Insurance Coverage Information
5. Medical Record Information,

Required Qualifications
CA license in hand
ACLS, BLS


Preferred Qualifications
BSN

About the Facility
This award-winning acute care facility, featuring 145 beds, is equipped with a nationally-ranked 24-hour level II Emergency Room. The Cardiovascular Interventional Laboratory is part of the award-winning STEMI program with a nationally-accredited advanced medical imaging and diagnostic center.

Facility Location
Located in San Francisco's East Bay, Antioch offers residents Bay Area living at a more relaxed pace. The city is rife with historical and cultural sites and entertainment options. Visitors will want to take in a play or dance production at the El Campanil Theatre, a historic building that opened its doors in 1928 and continues to delight with dramatic and musical entertainment to this day. Culture seekers can visit the Antioch Historical Society Museum or check out one of the myriad events put on by the Arts and Cultural Foundation of Antioch. With its close proximity to cultural epicenters San Francisco and Oakland and an active arts and entertainment community in its own right, Antioch is one of the Bay Area's most livable communities.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:


  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses


About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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