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.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential
function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable
Supervises and mentors nursing and support staff during assigned
Determines staffing level and assignments based on staff
availability, staff abilities, census, patient acuity and
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
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,
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.
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 &
Collaborate with members of the multi-disciplinary team to
coordinate and provide excellent patient care.
Assists with keeping patient rooms stocked, clean and
Performs clerical duties, aligned with nursing station
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
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
Minimum Work Experience Preferred
At least 2 years ICU experience