NOW HIRING! Contract/Traveler Neuro ICU RN in Peoria, IL
23rd September, 2021
Call is not required. The RN will work every other weekend.
General job duties. Types of procedures required:
Care for patients with neurologic conditions. Assesses patient every hour and administers medications as scheduled in the patients’ medical record. Titrates drips/pressors according to vital sign parameters ordered. Assist in procedures such as ventriculostomy insertion, trach/peg, spinal tap, transesophageal echocardiogram, intubation, art line and central line insertion. Prepares patients to go to surgery and recovers post-operative patients. Documents patient care and assessments in EPIC. Communicates patient changes to the charge nurse and medical team. Practices team work.
Equipment utilized in the unit/dept.
Able to quickly adapt to charting in EPIC.
Proficient in managing patients with ventriculostomies. Cares for patient on ventilators, assesses cardiac monitors, and utilizes critical thinking and time management skills.