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RN - Team Lead - ICU

Company: LifePoint Hospitals
Location: Lake Havasu City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The Intensive Care Registered Nurse provides direct patient care while utilizing the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice. The ICU RN must demonstrate the ability to work as a Primary RN in ICU, coordinate the delivery of patient care within assignment, complete required documentation, participate in patient/family teaching, utilize the Nursing Process, and participate in discharge planning. Strives daily to provide all customers excellent care and promotes Havasu Regional Medical Centers' Standards of Behavior and duties as assigned.

Essential Functions

To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned shift.

Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and work/patient flow.

Responds to complaints about patient care and related services, and manages through established channels.

Ensures staff has necessary equipment and supplies to provide safe, quality patient care.

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

Documents patient care given.

Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.

Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.

Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.

Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.

Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Works cooperatively and effectively with physicians, ancillary staff and other administrative and support personnel in maintaining the standards of professional nursing practice in the multidisciplinary clinical setting.

CV/ICU

Demonstrates Hemodynamic monitoring competence, maintenance of epicardial pacemakers, Central line management, Chest tube management, Ventilator management, ECG Interpretation, Interpret & Manage lab results, Interpret & manage ABG results, Verbalizes & Demonstrates competence.

Collaborate with members of the multi-disciplinary team to coordinate and provide excellent patient care.

Assists with keeping patient rooms stocked, clean and orderly.

Performs clerical duties, aligned with nursing station activities.

Delegates & supervises LPN's & MCT's to gather patient information and provide care.

Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

Minimum Education Required

Associates Degree

Preferred Education

Bachelors Degree

Required Licensure(s) Required Upon Hire

Arizona Registered Nurse (RN) License -or-

Compact State Registered Nurse (RN) License

Certification(s) Required Upon Hire

ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Certification Required Within Six (6) Months of Hire

TNCC certification

Minimum Work Experience Preferred

At least 2 years ICU experience

Keywords: LifePoint Hospitals, Lake Havasu City , RN - Team Lead - ICU, Other , Lake Havasu City, Arizona

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