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Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

Job Description Registered Nurse (RN) Intensive Care Unit (ICU) - Carney Hospital - Dorchester, MA Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Job Summary: Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses are responsible for carrying out nursing accountabilities within the ICU. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Evaluate patients' vital signs or laboratory data to determine emergency intervention needs. Monitor patients for changes in status and indications of conditions such as sepsis or shock and institute appropriate interventions. Set up and monitor medical equipment and devices such as cardiac monitors, mechanical ventilators and alarms, oxygen delivery devices, transducers, or pressure lines. Administer medications intravenously, by injection, orally, through gastric tubes, or by other methods. Assess patients' pain levels or sedation requirements. Conduct pulmonary assessments to identify abnormal respiratory patterns or breathing sounds that indicate problems. Monitor patients' fluid intake and output to detect emerging problems, such as fluid and electrolyte imbalances. Document patients' medical histories and assessment findings. Prioritize nursing care for assigned critically ill patients, based on assessment data or identified needs. Assist physicians with procedures such as bronchoscopy, endoscopy, endotracheal intubation, or elective cardioversion. Collaborate with other health care professionals to develop and revise treatment plans, based on identified needs and assessment data. Document patients' treatment plans, interventions, outcomes, or plan revisions. Registered Nurse (RN) - Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred. Current MA Registered Nurse Licensure. Two or more years of recent critical care experience preferred. Successful completion of critical care course. Current ACLS and BCLS certification. Please Click APPLY to submit your resume for consideration

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