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Registered Nurse RN Intensive Care ICU

Company: AdventHealth Ottawa
Location: Ottawa
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse ICU AdventHealth Ottawa

Location Address: 1301 S. Main Street, Ottawa, KS 66067

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ottawa

* Sign On Bonus for eligible positions
* Student Loan Repayment Benefits
* Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
* New Competitive Pay
* Excellent health benefits day one
* Employee Referral Program
* Retirement plan employer contribution and matching

Work Hours/Shift:

* Full-time, Part-time, PRN
* Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

* Utilizes the Nursing Process (Assess, Plan, Implement and Evaluate) to provide optimal patient care.

* Demonstrate accurate assessment skills appropriate to my patient population and based on evidence, policy and practice standards when caring for all patients regardless of complexity or need.

* Assure patient safety by adhering to established policies and procedures and utilizing patient safety resources such as mPPID. Implement a plan of care according to identified physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs.

* Demonstrate the ability to prioritize nursing interventions based on patient needs and in conjunction with unit activities and resources available.

* Actively participate in bedside shift report, safety huddles, multidisciplinary patient rounds and hourly rounding to gather all information necessary to care for my patients, anticipate their needs and provide for a smooth hand-off to other members of the health care team.

* Provide patient teaching/discharge planning to promote optimal patient outcomes.

* Provide routine and specialized teaching/discharge planning throughout the patient stay to prepare the patient/family/significant other regain independence prior to discharge.

* Provide individualized teaching plan based on assessed learning needs, education level, language spoken and level of understanding.

* Provide patient and family/significant other with a completed Teaching/Discharge Plan which includes specific information regarding medications, follow-up and community resources as needed.

* Document all pertinent information (health history, assessment, test results, plan of care, teaching and patient response) in a timely manner according to departmental policy.

What You Will Need:

* 2-year Associate Degree
* Current CPR adult and pediatric within 1 month of hire
* ACLS within 6 months of hire
* NIHSS within 6 months of hire
* PALS within one year of hire
* Cardiac dysrhythmia class within 90 days of hire or demonstrates proficiency in cardiac rhythm recognition.
* TNCC preferred within 1 year of hire
* Current Kansas State Nursing License

Job Summary:

The Registered Nurse (RN) coordinates the efforts of the multidisciplinary care team for the patients within his/her scope of responsibility. The RN provides direct patient care, collaborates with patients, families, peers, physicians and other members of the health care team in the delivery of care to a specific patient population. The RN utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation) in order to maintain and improve patient outcomes.

The RN demonstrates leadership/management skills and a commitment to professional accountability and growth. The RN strives to advance from novice to expert and become an evidence-based scholar in order to provide optimal patient care and advocate on behalf of his/her patients. The RN serves as a role model for the mission, vision and values of AdventHealth. S/he is accountable for working within the parameters of the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, all regulatory standards and established policies, protocols and procedures.

Keywords: AdventHealth Ottawa, Lawrence , Registered Nurse RN Intensive Care ICU, Healthcare , Ottawa, Kansas

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