Rotating weekends and holidays, floating between ICU and IMC
The Critical Care Resource Float RN provides professional nursing care to patients in the IMC and the ICU. This care shall be rendered in a safe and effective manner that is consistent with KRMC’s policies and procedures.
*Performs all essential job functions in a manner that are consistent with KRMC and the IMC/ICU policies and procedures. Exhibits a commitment to professionalism, civility, teamwork and customer service while undertaking all tasks and interactions with others.
*Demonstrates knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to the RN’s specific job duties, patient care and safety.
*Maintains nursing standards of care, and executes appropriate physician orders. Operates and maintains equipment to departmental standards.
*While executing patient care, demonstrates knowledge of and maintains the patient’s right to diversity, privacy and confidentiality.
*Performs a comprehensive assessment of patient on admission and at regular intervals appropriate for the condition of the patient or as ordered by the physician/provider.
*Administers medications, treatments, physician/provider specified care and intravenous therapy to patients.
*Performs reassessment of patient(s) to monitor status, identify changes in vital signs, lab work or status, implement interventions as ordered or defined, and to evaluate patient responses to treatment or therapy.
*Communicates all appropriate and critical changes in the patient’s condition, status and findings to the appropriate physician/provider in a timely manner or as defined by policies and procedures and/or physician/provider orders.
*Documents all clinical findings and required regulatory mandates in the chart in compliance with hospital and nursing policies and procedures or as defined by regulatory requirements.
*Completes and demonstrates competency/currency in ICU/IMC specific required yearly unit competencies and educational requirements as defined by ICU and IMC department managers and CNO.
*Demonstrates proficiency in the following patient care categories:
Appropriate documentation of nursing care in both ICU and IMC.
ICU – competence consistent with the yearly professional competencies required of all staff members.
IMC – competence with skills required of all IMC staff members.
*Demonstrates knowledge of staffing standards and a commitment to cost containment with all resources. Complies with and maintains regulatory compliance requirements as defined for the nursing care on the unit and according to hospital standard
Current Montana RN License.
BSN degree preferred.
Current BLS HC, ACLS required. ENLS within one (1) year of employment required.
Minimum of two (2) year’s previous Critical Care experience preferred.
National Certification – Critical care (CCRN, CEN, PCCN) certification preferred
Must demonstrate competency/currency with care of basic critically ill patients within thirty (30) days of employment