RN - CCU Job in Aberdeen, SD
Registered Nurse
Aberdeen, SD
Department/Unit Med Surg/Critical Care Unit Position Title RN - CCU - Aberdeen Position Type Contract-Traveler Number of Open Positions 5 Shift Day/Night Rotating Length of Assignment 13 Weeks Will be expected to float to MS and take patients if CCU is slow, it is a shared unit. can work 36 or 48 hours with OT after 40 will do min 10 week assignments. 1. General Job duties. Types of procedures required. • Provide individualized nursing care of critically ill, adolescent (16+) through geriatric medical / surgical patients • Assessment of all patients must have strong critical thinking skills to analyze data and appropriately respond to changing situations. • Interpreting and responding to hemodynamic monitoring results • Anticipating and responding to patient complications, situations, and/or crisis • Must be self-directed • Expected to utilize technology to enhance quality patient care • Expected to collaborate with physicians and other healthcare workers, delegate and supervise the unlicensed personnel • Must have effective communication skills to collaborate, negotiate, and resolve conflicts, situations, and/or issues with peers, other healthcare workers, physicians and/or patients/families. • When students are assigned to CCU, may be asked to supervise as part of their training. 2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. • EPIC One Chart computerized charting • PLUM IV “smart” pumps • Central lines, arterial lines, ventilators, IABP • Overhead patient lift system 3. Required skills and minimum years of experience. • Prefer minimum 2 yrs CCU experience • Prior Med/Surg or ED experience a plus! 4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. • SD RN or multistate compact RN License • BLS & ACLS required • CCRN and/or TNCC a plus! 5. Shift or schedule requirements. • CCU minimum staffing is 2 RNs when there is a patient in the department, will not work alone • No call requirement • Every other weekend (Fri/Sat/Sun) required and a holiday rotation • Rotation of days/ nights or straight nights available • Work 12 hr shifts 0700-1930 or 1900-0730 6. Floating to over units/departments. • May float to Med/Surg if CCU census is low. 7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept. • CCU has 8 private rooms 8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. • Critical care patients are 1:1 or 1:2 • We often have Med/Surg overflow in CCU, those patients are 1:4 nurse/patient ratio 9. Tell us about the unit/department specific training and orientation program. • There will be 2 days of Sanford Hospital orientation and 1-2 days of unit specific orientation. Depending on prior experience and familiarity with our computerized charting and equipment.

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