Registered Nurse Critical Intermediate Care Unit

Company: MountainView Hospital

General Information
US-NV-Las Vegas
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Job Description  
MountainViewHospital is a state of the art, full service medical facilitylocated in the heart of Northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areasin the Valley.  With a dedicated andtalented staff of employees and outstanding physicians, MountainView Hospitalis recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality andcompassionate care to our community since 1996.

MountainView features nationally recognized programsincluding a top cardiovascular thoracic center, the renowned Las VegasInstitute for Robotic Surgery, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and CertifiedStroke Center.  Other areas of excellenceinclude emergency care, urology and gynecological services, orthopedics,vascular care and inpatient rehabilitation unit.  The hospital is a member of the respectedSunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children’sHospital, Southern Hills Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imagingcenters offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advancedservices.

POSITION SUMMARY(includes, but is not limited to):

The Registered Nurse asa Staff Nurse in the Intermediate Care Unit performs the functions ofassessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for patients.  MeetsStandards of Care and Standards of Practice.  Supervises assignedpersonnel.  Promotes collaboration with physicians and personnel of otherdepartments.  Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide careappropriate to patients served.  Demonstrates knowledge of principles ofgrowth and development over life span and possesses ability to assess datareflective of patient status and interpret appropriate information needed toidentify patient requirements relative to his/her age specific needs. Provides care needed as described in department policies and procedures. Completes a competency skills checklist within 3 months of employment.

Job RequirementsEducation:
Graduate from a schoolof nursing.
Current license topractice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada required.
Basic Cardiac LifeSupport (BCLS)
ACLS within three (3)months of Hire/Transfer.
Intermediate CareUnit :
Proficiency inintermediate care nursing procedures and skills, including cardiac dysrhythmiainterpretation preferred.
Minimum of 1yearrecent intermediate care nursing experience required and/or successfulcompletion of a progressive care course.
Certification in BasicCardiac Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support for adults.
Keywords: IntermediateCare Unit, IMC, Progressive Care Unit, PCU, Stepdown