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Registered Nurse (RN) CCU - Critical Care

Company: Williamson Medical Center
Location: Franklin
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

At Williamson Medical Center, our employees are more than just another number. To us, theyre family. Theyre smart, talented, compassionate, dedicated, and an overall joy to be around. Were certainly blessed to have the best of the best working here from the cafeteria to the operating room.But as Williamson County and surrounding areas continue to grow, so must we. Thats why we want YOU to join our family!Williamson Medical Center is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.Job SummaryTo provide highly skilled nursing care to critically ill patients and support to their families. Working together as an efficient team, the Critical Care Unit staff moves toward the goal of optimum patient health through competency and compassion.Position RequirementsFormal Education / Training:1. Earned a nursing diploma or degree from a college or university. .2. Licensed in the State of Tennessee.3. Completion of an approved basic arrhythmia program or competency test.4. ACLS certification or agree to obtain within 6 months of hire.5. BLS within 90 days of hire.6. Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) initial certification within one year of employment; certification required bi-annually.Workplace Experience:Patient Care DeliveryEquipment and Skills Training:Standard patient care equipment for services provided. The ability to work well under pressure, to function dependently and independently and to be flexible in applying basic nursing knowledge in a variety of settings. Equipment: Network Computer System; Cardiac Bedside Monitor; Telemetry Units and Arrhythmia Computer; Hemodynamic Monitoring; Cardiac Output Computer; Physio Control LifePak Defibrillation; Transcutaneous Pacemaker; Medtronic Transvenous Pacemaker Pulse Generator; Omnicell Medication System; Computerized order entry and documentation. Follows CCU Core Expectation Guidelines.Physical Environment:Two (2) 10-bed Critical Care Units with patient population ranging from one year of age - > ninety-nine years of age.Physical Effort:1. Able to communicate in English verbally and legibly.2. Able to stand/work for up to twelve hours a day.3. Able to lift with assistance up to 250 lbs.Key Results1.Performs a comprehensive assessment on all patients within the appropriate time of admission utilizing skills of observation, communication and examination; including data obtained from patient, family and other members of the healthcare team.2.Plans the patients care on an individual basis, identifying problems/needs, nursing diagnosis, standards of care/practice, interventions consistent with identified problems and attainable outcomes.3.Plans for patient teaching, discharge and post discharge needs as appropriate for patient population.4.Functions independently with treatments, procedures and equipment appropriate to areas evidence by adherence to policy, procedure and competency based assessment and no pattern or trend of problem.5.Handles/ transports/ stores/ prepares/ administers medications/ solutions safely and in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.6.Documents accurately and timely.7.Reassess patients condition, evaluate patient response and modify plan of care accordingly and in a timely manner.8.Accepts charge responsibilities and assigns staff with consideration of patient condition and care requirement, acuity and complexity of patients condition and/or facilitates staff development.9.Maintains healing and therapeutic environment for the patient and family.10.Maintains position specific qualifications.11.Demonstrates responsibility for assigned communications/unit assignments/special assignments or duties.12Maintains their work areas and personal appearance in a way that reflects our professionalism and demonstrates to our patients, visitors, and coworkers the importance we place on cleanliness, orderliness, and safety.

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