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Registered Nurse ICU - ICU - Intensive Care Unit

Company: Kindred Healthcare
Location: Palestine
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse ICUJOB SUMMARY

This position cares for patients who are critically ill. The nurse has a great deal of one-on-one contact with the patient

and is often the main source of contact for the family members. This position is responsible for constant monitoring of

the patient's condition, as well as recognition of any subtle changes. These nurses use a large amount of technology

within their practice and function as integral members of the multidisciplinary health care team. Critical care nurses

must possess the ability to collaborate with other members of the healthcare team such as physicians, case

managers, therapists and other nurses. They are responsible for all care given to the patient, from medication

administration to tracheotomy and other ventilator care, as well as constant monitoring, assessment, vital sign

monitoring, ventilatory management, medication administration, intravenous insertion and infusion, central line care,

Swan-Ganz catheters, and maintenance of a running record of the patient's status. Must be prepared at all times to

perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other lifesaving techniques.


Minimum Work Experience

2 years critical care preferred

Required Licenses

[Texas, United States] Registered Nurse


ACLS (must obtain within 90 days from hire date)

BLS (must obtain within 60 days from hire date)

Handle with Care (must obtain within 90 days from hire date)

Keywords: Kindred Healthcare, Tyler , Registered Nurse ICU - ICU - Intensive Care Unit, Healthcare , Palestine, Texas

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