RN CVICU

Contract, Temporary
Dallas, TX
Posted 12 months ago

The CVICU (Critical Care) Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by:

  • Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status
  • Determining the priority of the patient’s problems and needs
  • Implementing clinical nursing interventions for acute, critical patients that require intensive medical care
  • Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes
  • Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment

 

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team
  • Conducts and analyzes initial and ongoing patient assessment, creates a plan of care, implements treatment, and evaluates treatment effectiveness
  • Synthesizes and prioritizes the information to take immediate and decisive evidence-based, patient-focused action using clinical judgment and clinical inquiry.
  • Anticipates and responds with confidence and adapts to rapidly changing patient conditions
  • Administer medications in a safe manner consistent with the State of Practice and the organization’s policies and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science Nursing (preferred, not required)

 

Certifications:

  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association (preferred, not required)
  • ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (required within 6 months of hire)

 

Experience:

  • 1 year of RN experience (required)
  • 6 months RN experience in a Med/Surg, Critical Care, Stepdown, or Emergency Department Unit (preferred)

Job Features

No of Roles4
Medical specialtiesCritical & Intensive Care
Physical settingHospital and ICU
Standard shiftDay shift and Night shift
Supplemental scheduleOn call
Weekly schedule3x12, 4x12, Monday to Friday, Rotating weekends, Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocateDallas, TX: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
ExperienceNursing: 2 years (Required) and CVICU: 2 years (Preferred)
License/CertificationRN (Required)

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