Registered Nurse

Employer
Union Hospital
Location
Elkton, MD
Posted
Feb 15, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Facility Information:Union Hospital is an award-winning, full-service community hospital located in Elkton, Maryland. Nationally recognized for clinical excellence in the treatment and prevention of disease, our 122-bed, not-for-profit hospital is dedicated to providing superior, personalized, quality health care to our neighbors, families and friends. we are proud to have cared for our families and neighbors for almost 100 years. Ours is a friendly, compassionate environment equipped to practice leading-edge medicine.Job Summary:An ICU Nurse is responsible for providing safe, effective nursing care to patients using the nursing process and complying with accepted standards of progressive care nursing and the policies and procedures of Union Hospital.Administers, monitors and documents medications and treatments within the scope of practice and monitors and reports expected and adverse reactions. Provides care in collaboration with patient, family and doctor. Demonstrates professionalism when interacting with others and contributes to a multi-disciplinary treatment plan.About the Intensive Care Unit (ICU):The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Union Hospital is an eight bed Medical/Surgical ICU (eight private rooms, and two negative pressure rooms).This unit has bedside telemetry monitoring and computerized stations at the bedside to provide /"real time documentation./" A centralized wireless system is set-up throughout the organization, permitting telemetry monitoring to occur throughout the facility 24-hour surveillance is provided by PCU medical professionals (monitor technicians, registered nurses, etc.) educated and trained to respond immediately to any changes in a patient's heart rhythm.Experience Requirements:One year of nursing experience - REQUIRED2+ years critical care experience - HIGHLY PREFERREDEducational Requirements:Associates of Science in Nursing (ASN) or Associates Diploma (ADN)- REQUIREDBachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) HIGHLY PREFERREDCertification/Licensure Requirments:Maryland Licensed Registered Nurse (or compact state) - REQUIREDACLS & BLS - REQUIREDShift Information:Days (7a-7p)Nights (7p-7a)Keywords: Union Hospital, Elkton, Maryland, Intensive Care Unit, ICU, Telemetry, Critical Care, Cecil County, Registered Nurse

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