Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse- Peds CICU RN- $10k Sign on Bonus

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse- Peds CICU RN- $10k Sign on Bonus

Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse - Peds CICU RN

 

 

POSITION TYPE: Registered Nurse (RN)

SPECIALTY UNIT: Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit - PICU

LOCATION: Las Vegas, NV

SHIFT: Variable - Rotating Weekends

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

 

Job Description:

 

We are looking for an RN-PICU nurse to provide care for children and adolescents with a wide range of ailments. These include everything, from common childhood diseases to life-threatening illnesses. Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) patients are typically unstable, critically ill, medically complex, or post-surgical patients, and will require constant interventions and monitoring.

 

It is your job as an RN-PICU to monitor, assess, and treat patients under 18 years old who are presenting acute, serious ailments, and alert clinicians to complications that need to be addressed right away. As a pediatric ICU nurse, you will also coordinate with families, physicians, and other healthcare experts to determine the best course of patient care and recovery.

 

Furthermore, being a childcare specialist, you are expected to provide emotional support to parents and families while keeping the patient calm. Likewise, an RN-PICU nurse answers questions and educate family members about how they can manage the child's health condition.

 

Responsibilities:

 

       Provide age and culturally appropriate care to the patient.

       Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans.

       Monitors the vital signs of the patient, such as blood pressure, breathing, heart rate, and initiates corrective action whenever the patient displays adverse symptomatology.

       Follows continuous cardiac and respiratory monitor readings and reports any observed changes.

       Monitor and adjust specialized equipment used on patients

       Prepare, administer, and record prescribed medications.

       Report adverse reactions to medications or treatments 

       Assist treating physician during examination, treatment, and procedures, which can include life-saving situations.

       Analyze Lab results.

       Provide education, information, and emotional support to the patient’s family.

       Record all care information accurately, completely, and promptly, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms.

       Perform other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting.

 

Job Benefits:

 

     Competitive salary

     Direct Deposit

     401K

     Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision benefits

     Employee discount program

     Excellent room for growth and advancement

 

Requirements:

 

       Minimum of 1 year of recent acute experience and critical care as an RN in a clinical setting.

       Active RN license within the State of practice.

       Current certifications (variable depending on the facility).

       Possess excellent communication skills to effectively relay messages to clinicians and parents.

       Must have sympathy, kindness, patience, and emotional stability to handle intense realities like death.

       Technical skills to operate the latest medical equipment accurately.

       Fast critical thinking skills for making good, split-second care decisions.

CURRENT PEDIATRIC CARDIAC EXP.

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