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LifePoint Health RN - ICU (5759) in Columbia, South Carolina

Title: Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Registered Nurse - 7477-5759

Providence Healthis looking for an experienced ICU RN to join our team at the Downtown Campus. This is a day shift position. Nurses in the ICU should have a minimum of one year of critical care experience.

Essential Functions

Assesses patient's status within identified functional health patterns, ie management of health, growth and development, oxygenation, activity, etc

Assesses family status as it impacts the patient

Identifies, based on assessment data, appropriate nursing diagnosis or collaborative problems which can be addressed through nursing interventions. Makes nursing judgments based on findings

Identifies learning needs through assessment of patient knowledge. Plans and coordinates teaching methods and content to achieve desired outcomes.

Plans care collaboratively with family/patient, physicians and other health care team members. Prioritizes and delegates to health care team appropriately

Initiates an individualized nursing care plan and evaluates variances to expected course

Interprets clinical findings and correlates with patient's condition. Identifies patient/family responses to treatment and continually evaluates effectiveness of care.

Revises the care plan based on evaluation of effectiveness in achieving outcomes.

Coordinates and assures completion of care as ordered by physicians and as planned in the nursing care plan.

Assumes responsibility/accountability for the plan of care

Consults with physicians regularly regarding patient progress. Collaborates with the medical staff regarding appropriateness of daily and routine orders based on change in the patient's status.

Facilitates the smooth transition of care when a patient is transferred to another unit/facility

Is knowledgeable of patient's status during entire length of stay on the patient care unit/or service line.

Demonstrates responsibility for achievement of identified patient outcomes.

Demonstrates competence to provide developmentally appropriate care/treatment for the patient populations admitted to the patient care unit/service line.

Demonstrates clinical skills necessary to support and assist attending and consulting physicians

Demonstrates knowledge of events, activities and changes in policies and procedures affecting practice

Ensures that care is delivered to assigned patients in accordance with medical orders and nursing standards and is documented in clinical records and on plans of care.

Minimum Education of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) – Registered Nurse: 7477-5759

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

*Required Licenses for the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) – Registered Nurse: *

Minimum Work Experience
Medical Surgical Areas: No experience required Specialty
Areas: One year experience preferred
Minimum Education
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Associate Degree in Nursing
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is preferred
Required Licenses
[South Carolina, United States] Registered Nurses
Current license as a Registered Nurse from S.C. Current
BCLS (within last 2 years). If BCLS is expired upon hire,
must complete course before assignment of patient care.
ACLS Hospital/Department Orientation Checklist Self
Assessment and RN Skills Validation Competency
Age-Specific Competency Waive Testing Competency RN
Unit Specialty Competency(s) Charge Nurse Skills
Preceptor Skills Unit Educator Skills
Required Skills
Infusion pumps (I-VACS, PCAs...) Suction Devices
Specialty Beds/Scales Call Bell System Physiologic
monitoring equipment Waive testing equipment Pyxis
System Special Procedures Equipment Orthopedic
Equipment/traction Computers Copier Machine/Fax
Telephone system Other
ORGANIZATIONAL EXPECTATIONS

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Organization: *Providence Health

Title: RN - ICU (5759)

Location: SC-Columbia

Requisition ID: 7477-5759

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