RN Critical Care

Employer
MedStar Health
Location
Clinton, MD
Posted
May 17, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, located in Clinton, Maryland, is an award winning, acute care hospital focused on caring for patients and their loved ones utilizing advanced technology under the guidance of expert clinicians. Quality, Safety, Wellness, and Patient Satisfaction are achieved through a spirit of patient centered services that connect us to the community we serve. If you believe in patient focused care, excellence, teamwork, and are committed to meeting the needs of our patients and customers, we invite you tojoin our team! MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center is actively recruiting for a fulltime, experienced RN to join our dedicated Critical Care team! This position provides support 7:00pm 7:30 am, every other weekend and some holidays. 36 hours per week. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Provide direct care to critically ill patients to include; physical assessment, record and interpret V/S, labs, ABGs, EKGs, maintain accurate I&O records, medicine administration and complex IV therapy, care and management of multiple IV sites and lines (arterial, swann ganz catheters, venous, central and peripher), manage patients requiring mechanical ventilation and complex respiratory therapy, assist with bedside procedures, wound management, and mobilization and personal hygiene activities. Utilize various equipment and monitors to assess patient condition, provide therapeutic and diagnostic interventions, and respond to patient emergencies. Organize and safely transport patients to other departments. Keep Physician notified of changes in patient condition. Interact with families to provide information and support. Document all aspects of patient care and planning including response to therapy. Provide guidance for the day to day supervision of Certified Nursing Assistants, Unit Secretary and potentially other RNs in Charge Nurse role. Perform all other related duties as assigned. Qualifications: Current RN Maryland License 3-5 years experience in Critical Care experience Current ACLS and BCLS Certification Associate Degree in Nursing, BSN preferred About MedStar HealthMedStar Health is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for people in Maryland and the Washington, DC, region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians work in a variety of settings across our health system, including 10 hospitals and more than 300 community-based locations, the largest visiting nurse association in the region, and highly respected institutes dedicated to research and innovation. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University for more than 20 years, MedStar is dedicated not only to teaching the next generation of doctors, but also to the continuing education and professional development of our whole team. MedStar Health offers diverse opportunities for career advancement and personal fulfillment.

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