Levindale's High Intensity Care Unit is a fast-paced and exciting place to work. The unit is comprised of 20 semi-private rooms, and can accommodate up to 40 patients. In the HICU, a team approach is taken to provide care for patients, who may require attention for an acute brain injury, need respiratory assistance or special monitoring, or require rehabilitation. HICU staff members are outgoing and positive, and must utilize strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status, implement clinical nursing interventions to modify symptoms, and develop and implement patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes.
Responsible for ensuring that safe, age-appropriate patient care is provided during hours of unit operation. Functions as role model, advisor, resource, and leader for other members of the patient care team. Each employee is obligated to deliver highly reliable care while adhering to all National Patient Safety Goals. Of equal importance is each employee's commitment to the value of teamwork in order to promote a unified and spirited workplace.
Requirements: Basic professional knowledge; equivalent to a Bachelor's degree; working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field. BSN; National certification preferred. Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or related field required.; Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred; BSN's from CCNE accredited schools. 3-5 years of experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Basic computer skills; Medical equipment .