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Registered Nurse (ICU ) - Part Time

Location: Oakdale,CA

Job Description

Position Summary:

 
The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing patient/family health problems and resources, and takes a leadership role in the development, implementation and outcomes evaluation of a plan for nursing care.  Provides professional nursing care and interventions to critically ill patient population(s), to include, but not limited to, management of the ventilated patient, hemodyamic monitoring and utilization of vasoactive drugs.
 
This position requires providing service to one or more age groups including ill children through geriatric patients in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served.
 
This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of the Organization.  It is expected that the employee will demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.  The employee shall support the Organization’s strategic plan and the goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

Job Requirements

Position Qualifications:
 
Minimum Education:
            Graduate of a RN School of Nursing
            Bachelor Degree preferred
            CCRN certification preferred
            National Certification in related specialty preferred
 
Minimum Experience/Skills:
One (1) year recent critical care experience preferred
Able to perform basic mathematical calculations
Computer literacy
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
 
Licenses/Certificates/Credentials:
CCRN certification preferred
Current California RN License    
Current AHA BLS
Current AHA ACLS
 
Physical Demands:
Prolonged, extensive or considerable standing/walking
Lifts, positions, pushes up to 50 pounds
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Manual dexterity and mobility
Ability to move quickly
Frequent reach, twist, push and pull
 
Heavy lifting (50 lbs. and over) 50% of the time
Moderate lifting (25-49 lbs.) 25% of the time
Light lifting (under 25 lbs.) 25% of the time
Must be able to move heavy patients up to 350 lbs. at times in bed and transfer from bed to gurney or wheelchair
 
Heavy carrying (50 lbs. and over) 25% of the time
Moderate carrying (25-49 lbs.) 35% of the time
Light carrying (under 25 lbs.) 45% of the time
Must assist with ambulation orthostatic vital signs
 
Vision Requirements:
Ability to adjust vision sufficiently to perform duties
 
Working Conditions:
Regularly exposed to the risk of contagious and blood borne diseases  
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations
Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries, illness)
Emergency and crisis situations
Subject to irregular hours
Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries
Occasional exposure to communicable diseases and blood borne pathogens, rare exposure to toxic substances such as radiation, nuclear isotopes, chemotherapeutic agent