RN CVICU Needed, Next Day Feedback

Portsmouth, Virginia

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 784469

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2512 / Week

Posted Date: 5/20/2024

Portsmouth, Virginia

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2512 / Week

Job ID: 784469

Posted Date: 5/20/2024

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The Coronary Care Registered Nurse is a professional nursewho coordinates the delivery of nursing care for critically ill,post-operative, ventilator, post cardiac arrest, post heart cath, hemodynamicstabilization and other critically ill patients in the units.  The Registered Nurse responds to codes andemergent situations as a team member within the hospital.  The Registered Nurse participates in patientand family teaching, and provides leadership by working cooperatively withancillary and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards ofprofessional nursing practice in the intensive care/coronary care setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handles multiple priorities, utilizing independentdiscretion/decision-making skills
  • Performs admission assessment within the shift or inaccordance with specific unit standards
  • Plan of care includes nursing diagnosis statement for eachidentified problem
  • Evaluates the identified problems, care provided, andpatient’s responses are reassessed in order to meet patient and family needs toassure overall quality of care delivered
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursingcare provided to assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, in order to assure quality care
  • Practices within legal boundaries of Nurse Practice Act andaccording to Hospital policy and procedures
  • Properly demonstrates the ability to care for a patient withhemodynamic monitoring including insertion, monitoring, interpretation, andcare of the catheter
  • Properly cares for the patient with continuous cardiacmonitoring, ventilators, thrombolytic protocols, ICP monitoring, and pacemakerinsertions
  • Monitors and interprets heart rhythms
  • Performs all responsibilities/duties required by theCritical Care Division as defined in the scope of service to ensure that theunique nature of the client is addressed • Performs other duties asassigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • RN License in state which the nurse will be practicing
  • Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledgeand skills
  • 2 years of cardiac care experience preferred
  • ACLS may be required per state/client contract
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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