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Registered Nurse (Travel) - Intensive Care - ICU

Company: Amergis
Location: Bennington
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Critical Care Registered Nurse assumes responsibilityand accountability for the application of the nursing process and the deliveryof patient care in a variety of critical care settings. Consistently performsaccording to nursing standards and is accountable in managing patient care andassisting others in the management of patient care. Responsibilities includemonitoring, assessment, vital sign monitoring, ventilator management,medication administration, intravenous insertion and infusion, central linecare, catheters, and maintenance of a running record of the patient's status.The Critical Care RN must be prepared at all times to perform cardiopulmonaryresuscitation and other lifesaving measures for the patients in their care.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement andevaluate patient care

Assesses signs and symptoms indicating physiologic andpsychosocial changes in the patient's condition

Collects, documents, analyzes, and interprets data and otherinformation from healthcare team members

Communicates nursing interventions, expected outcomes andthe time frames for expected completion to other members of the hospital healthcare team

Functions as a resource to the health care team members inplanning for patient's discharge

Documents the patient's plan of care using identifiednursing diagnoses, expected patient outcomes, and selected nursinginterventions

Provides a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment

Initiates and evaluates patient and/or family education

Compares expected and actual outcomes of care and identifiesdeviation from the plan of care

Adheres to facility/client policies, procedures andprotocols at all times

Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

CurrentRegistered Nurse License for the state in which the nurse practices

One year of critical care experience is preferred

Minimum of one year acute or critical care experiencepreferred

Current BLS card; current ACLS/PALS card (per facilityrequirement)

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers,clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English languageis required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Amergis, New England , Registered Nurse (Travel) - Intensive Care - ICU, Healthcare , Bennington, Northeast

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