HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - ICU PRN in Lake City, Florida
For more than 55 years, Lake City Medical Center has provided medical care to this community - the home to our patients, our staff and our physicians. The hospital was recently named one of the nation’s top performers on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of healthcare organizations in America. Our facility has also been voted by the readers of The Lake City Reporter as the “Best of the Best” Hospital in our community for 13 consecutive years.
The ICU RN manages the nursing care of critically ill patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
Carries out physician orders.
Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs.
Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.
Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
Instructs and educates patients and families.
Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
Orients and mentors new staff members.
Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
Associate Degree, Diploma in Nursing, or BSN required
State of Florida RN License required
ACLS within 90 days of hire required
Must complete basic arrhythmia class and /or pass arrhythmia test with>80% within 3 months of hire
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED OR PREFERRED:
Acute care experience required
Critical Care Experience preferred
An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.
Job: *Nursing - Professional
Title: Registered Nurse - ICU PRN
Location: Florida-Lake City-Lake City Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06210-2501