The Intensive Care unit at Northwest Hospital has 16 beds. Staff members in the ICU provide high-quality, compassionate, standardized, evidence-based critical care to patients and their families. Staff members in the ICU are often work to clear obstacles for patients related to their care. ICU 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, preceptor and leader for other members of the patient care team. Works under the direct supervision and direction of the Nurse Manager. *Requirements: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred; Bachelor's of Nursing, preferred; BSN's from CCNE accredited schools. 1-3 years of experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License BLS certification ACLS - excludes Acute Care and OR within 1 year. PALS - ED and PACU, only American Heart Association CPR Certification. Microsoft Office Suite. basic computer skills. Cerner, Healthstream, Standard Office Equipment, Medical terminology,Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act, Critical thinking skills, Medical equipment.