Registered Nurse Critical Care/IMC - Cardiovascular ICU (CVTU) - Full Time

Company: Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center

General Information
US-NV-Las Vegas
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At least 1 year(s)
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Job Description Serving the community for nearly 60 years, SunriseHospital and Medical Center provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcarein Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise providessophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community.  Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has beenselected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and hadearned the American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) GoldPlus Performance Achievement Award.  We are also ranked NursingProfessionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!

Registered Nurse Critical Care/IMC - Cardiovascular ICU (CVTU) - Full Time Days

The Cardiovascular 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, 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.
  • Job RequirementsRequired Job Qualifications include:
    • Current NV licensure as an RN.
    • No New Grad Program currently.
    • Minimum one (1) year of current acute care experience required; preferrably in CVICU/CVTU.
    • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS.
    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
    • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
    • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
    • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.