Are you the type of individual who has mastered critical-thinking skills? As an RN in Critical Care you will analyze the big picture and work towards the best possible patient outcomes. This role is made for the individual whose job satisfaction is heightened by being the key participant in the recovery of a critically ill patient. Critical Care offers you the chance to broaden and deepen your medical knowledge. This role enables you to build upon your autonomy skills while collaborating with physicians. Within the first year as a new staff member, we will support your growth by offering the Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) training program; which will strengthen your ICU knowledge.
The qualified candidate is responsible for the assessment and management of the critically ill patient according to the AACN standards and department guidelines. We are a fast paced and rewarding unit. We treat a wide variety of diseases and conditions such as Recover CABG/Valve patients, Neurosurgery, Pulmonary and Sepsis.
Staff must sign a statement that they will work for 3 years as highly valued/top talent before recommendation letters will be written for advanced degrees.
We offer self-scheduling.
Educational Opportunities within the first year of employment include:
- New staff are offered the Essentials of Critical Care Orientation (ECCO) training program to gain ICU knowledge.
JOB PURPOSE OR MISSION: To improve the quality of life of patients and families by coordinating patient care processes of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in collaboration with the patient, family, physician, and appropriate support services for the age population served, as defined in the department's scope of service.
- Critical Care Experience Required
SKILL, LICENSE,AND/OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
- RN with current Louisiana Nursing License. ACLS and BLS required.
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