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RN, ICU - FT Nights

Company: Valley View Medical Center
Location: Mohave Valley
Posted on: May 5, 2024

Job Description:

Sign-On Bonus $20,000Who We Are:People are our passion and purpose. -Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Valley View Medical Center is a state-of-the-art hospital is licensed with 52 medical/surgical beds, 12 acute rehabilitation beds, 12 intensive care beds, and an eight-bed labor, delivery, and post-partum unit, and is the only all private bed hospital in the area.Where We Are:The Tri-State area has sunshine almost every day of the year. The beautiful clear skies, breathtaking sunsets on mountains to the east and west of us, and a mixture of the Great Outdoors along Arizona's West Coast (the Colorado River) plus bountiful indoor activities provide something to do for everyone of any age.Why Choose Us:

Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employeesCompetitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employeesEmployee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistanceTuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicantsProfessional Development and Growth OpportunitiesAnd much more---Position SummaryIntensive Care RN delivers care to patients using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Provide care to acutely and critically ill patients, in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment. Delivers extensive medication protocols and therapies. Faces the additional responsibility for the emotional and psychosocial health of the patient, family and significant others.Practices within the limits of the Arizona State Nurse Practice Act and the Valley View Medical Center's Policies and Procedures.Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.Ensures patient confidentiality and has a clear understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).Understands and carries out Lifepoint Health Patient's Rights and Responsibilities.Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.Provides nursing care to critically ill patients in the Intensive Care Unit.Keeps patients under close observation and administers prescribed medications and treatments.Provides assistance to the physician or other medical personnel in the assessment of patients and delivery of treatment, medications, labs, radiology reports and other life support equipment necessary.Coordinates the delivery of patient care on the Unit, including admission, transfer and discharge processes.Completes required documentation including all medical charts and care-related notes using the written and Electronic Health Record (EHR).Participates in patient/family teaching and discharge planning, effectively utilizing the Nursing Process.Provides leadership by working cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting.Provides the basic leadership required of a Registered Nurse for subordinate staff on the Unit.Maintains quality delivery of patient care by completing patient assignments in compliance with the Nursing Process, the Arizona Nurse Practice Act, THE JOINT COMMISSION (TJC) and State regulations and established Hospital Policies and Procedures.Strives to consistently give all patients, family members and others served positive, supportive interactions based on Valley View Medical Centers' Standards of Behavior.Other duties as assigned and required in the operation of the hospital.Float among various clinical services, where qualified and competentEvery effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.Minimum EducationX Associate's degree --- Preferred X RequiredX Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing with a current license in the state practicing.X Bachelor's degree X Preferred --- RequiredMinimum Work ExperienceOne (1) year of Critical Care Experience PreferredX Must have hemodynamic monitoring experienceRequired Licenses[Arizona, United States] Registered NurseValid/Current Arizona Registered Nurse Licensure Required orValid/Current Compact State Registered Nurse LicensureCritical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) PreferredRequired SkillsCertifications:X Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) (American Heart Association) X REQUIREDif employee has ACLS, BLS is not required.Competency/Training:X APEX Innovations assigned and completed within 90 Days of Hire and annually for VVMC EmployeesX NIH Stroke Scale completed within 90 days of hire and annually thereafterX EKG Exam given at hire.Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Valley View Medical Center, Bullhead City , RN, ICU - FT Nights, Healthcare , Mohave Valley, Arizona

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