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Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit - CVICU RN

UHC Staffing San Francisco, CA Full-Time
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Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit - CVICU RN




Essential Functions:

  • Serves as a leader of the health care team; delegates tasks appropriately, and demonstrates appropriate accountability.
  • Understands own and team members scope of practice and escalates issues as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates professional, supportive behavior.
  • Champions new ideas.
  • Leads and directs others through the change process.
  • Utilizes communication strategies including chain of command and issue escalation, which result in intended outcomes.
  • Participates in problem identification and resolution.
  • Mentors, orients, and coaches others in unit specific operations and patient care activities.
  • Shares responsibility and authority w/ subordinates and holds him/her accountable for performance.
  • Demonstrates ability to problem solve w/ other departments in order to assist member problem resolution.
  • Prioritizes, delegates, and supervises work assignments appropriately to ensure completion of patient care activities.
  • Complies w/ regulatory requirements, policies, procedures, and standards of practice.

Nursing Process:

  • Develops and/or contributes to the individualized plan of care that reflects assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating the outcomes of that plan.
  • Ensures plan shows multidisciplinary planning, consultation, and education.
  • Ensures plan is reflective of admission or outpatient database, on-going findings, age appropriate care, cultural specific needs, and appropriate acuity.
  • Ensures plan is discussed w/ patient, family/significant others, and completed in a timely manner.
  • Monitors the patient's progress based on the plan.
  • Revises plan on ongoing basis based on patient condition and evaluation of progress.
  • Ensures care meets standards of practice.
  • Ensures effective development and completion of discharge plan including discharge barriers and patient/family education.
  • Ensures that patient clearly understands discharge instructions.
  • In outpatient, identify barriers and needs for patient/family education that will facilitate the outpatient medical mgmt plan.
  • Ensures patient safety related but not limited to, medications and procedures utilizing the five rights; patient falls; decubitus prevention and prevention of nosocomial infections.
  • Ensures optimal pain control and patient comfort; identifies and discusses patient anxieties, fears or concerns regarding patient condition, treatment or discharge.
  • Ensures that patient understands medication purpose, side effects, and administration instructions in the hospital as well as at the time of discharge.



Requirement:


 BLS, ACLS, NIH stroke scale (preferred) Prefer critical care/open heart – cardiac ICU experience with at a minimum of 2 year experience


Minimum 1 -2 years of Acute care experience required

Skills required

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Basic Cardiac Life Support
Intensive Care Unit
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Critical Care
Basic Life Support
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