Nov 11, 2021

Travel RN - ICU

  • Vighter LLC
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Health Care Professional Services Program Management

Job Description

Position Description:

Title: Registered Nurse Intensive Care Unit

Location: Pennsylvania

Duration: 13 to 26 Week assignment with possible extension

Job Summary :

Vighter is recruiting Registered Nurses to perform work in Pennsylvania. The Registered Nurse collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective patient care delivery and achievement of desired patient outcomes. Nurses effectively interact with patient and significant others, while maintaining the standard of professional nursing. The Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse specializes in delivering care to patients. Their duties include evaluating patients conditions, administering treatment, and providing constant support during recovery.

Reports to :

Project Manager

Principle Accountabilities:
  • Assessing a patients condition and planning and implementing patient care plans
  • Treating wounds and providing advanced life support
  • Assisting physicians in performing procedures
  • Observing and recording patient vital signs
  • Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly
  • Administering intravenous fluids and medications
  • Ordering diagnostic tests
  • Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team
  • Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment
  • Acting as patient advocate
  • Providing education and support to patient families
  • Critical care nurses may also care for pre- and post-operative patients.
  • In addition, some serve as case managers and policy makers, while others perform administrative duties.


Qualifications :
  • Evidence of graduation from baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program in nursing for registered nurse.
  • Current unrestricted PENNSYLVANIA license to practice as a registered nurse. Any other state license will not be accepted.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)


Other Qualifications:
  • Shall not have been convicted of a felony
  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Shall be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Explorer, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. so as to efficiently create and/or utilize an Electronic Medical Record


Experience:
  • Two years of ICU experience.


Physical Requirements :
  • Must be able to stand or sit for more than 8 hours per day
  • Must be willing to work over time if necessary
  • Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders
  • Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
  • Must be able to perform duties in an indoor or outdoor environment
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation
  • Must undergo urine drug testing


Travel:
  • This is a travel assignment with an initial travel and weekly stipend allowance to cover expenses related to travel to include flights, lodging, and per-diem for meals.


Vighter, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

States

PA

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