CTICU Registered Nurse (Ref#012)

  • White Plains, NY
  • Full-time
  • Published: 2022-09-01 20:22:09Z

JOB DESCRIPTION

The cardiothoracic intensive care nurse works in a highly specialized cardiothoracic intensive care unit (ICU) catering to the needs of patients requiring constant monitoring and whose clinical conditions are considered critical. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Adept at noting subtle hemodynamic changes that could lead to serious complications and providing immediate interventions as required
  • Comfortable in operating and managing complex medical equipment such as ventilators and telemetry monitors
  • Works closely with physicians and unlicensed assistive personnel
  • Quickly and accurately assess patient care needs
  • Work collaboratively with doctors and staff to provide exceptional care
  • Diagnose and develop treatment plans collaboratively with doctors and staff
  • Manage multiple cases simultaneously, prioritizing needs continually
  • Comply with all legal and safety requirements at all times
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary, and organized work environment
  • Work at maximum efficiency without compromising quality of care
  • Abide by all hospital rules and regulations
  • Act in a composed and professional manner, especially under pressure
  • Monitor coworkers and voice concerns to minimize errors
  • Provide follow up care instructions to patients and make necessary referrals
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient charts
  • Attend all required training and continuing education events

 

REQUIREMENTS 

  • At least one year of acute care RN experience in an ICU or two years of Stepdown
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Current New York State RN license (or willingness to obtain)
  • BCLS certification

 

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