Registered Nurse - PICU - Sacramento
Registered Nurse (RN)
Pediatric Intensive Care Unit ( PICU )
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Do you have a passion for helping critically ill pediatric patients reach their goals? One of our hospital clients is looking to add exceptional and driven pediatric nurses to their Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
PICU Registered Nurse Summary:
- Provides care to critically ill pediatric patients with complex medical conditions which require close observation, monitoring and interventions.
- Uses the nursing process to provide care to critically ill patients with complex medical conditions such as: spinal surgery, congestive heart failure, acute lung injury, ARDS, sepsis and multi-system organ failure, mental health or chemical dependency illness.
- Collaborate with patient, family and healthcare team to develop and execute a plan of care that supports the physical and emotional needs of the critically ill adult patient.
- Provides effective and timely patient/family education related to treatment plan.
- Identifies and responds to subtle or rapid changes in patient status and anticipates potential events.
- Monitors and evaluates the patient’s response throughout the procedure/intervention.
- Provides appropriate follow-up care.
PICU Registered Nurse Qualifications:
- Associates degree in nursing, bachelor’s degree preferred
- Minimum one year current medical surgical RN experience in a Hospital setting.
- Certification by the American Association of Critical Care Nursing is preferred
- Current PALS and BLS
- Valid RN License
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