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.
Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team.
Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred. Maryland Registered Nurse License; American Heart Association CPR Certification. Less than one year experience. Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Synquest; Standard Office Equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment.