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RN - Cardiac ICU (Night 36)

Company: Queen's Health System
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Scope of Service Cardiac Comprehensive Care Unit (CCCU) is 50 bed unit, which operates on a 24 hour basis. Comprehensive Care is a model of care in which patients remain in the unit whether they require ICU, Telemetry and/or medical surgical care thus significantly decreasing the number of transfers. In addition, it focuses on involving families in the patient's care. A decentralized unit design provides the necessary equipment and supplies at the bedside for the staff.CCCU provides care for adolescent patients (only those > 12 years of age AND > 90 pounds) and adults. The most frequent admission/diagnoses include: Acute MI with PTCA, Cardiac Surgery, Congestive Heart Failure, cardiogenic Shock, Cardiac Cath for Ischemic Heart Disease, Circulatory Disorders with Acute MI, Cardiac Arryhythmia and Conduction Disorder.-- - Responsibilities I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIESResponsible for coordinating clinical care of patient.-- - Integrates all health care providers to ensure high quality patient/family outcomes, and establishes a consistent and accountable relationship with patient/family. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning.II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS-- -Essential functions- Continuous: lifting up to 1/2 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering.-- - Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling.-- - Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting.-- - Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi;-- - lifting:-- - horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.;-- - carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending,-- - kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.III.-- --- --- --- - TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSInside work.-- - Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases.-- - Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic.-- - Assignment to inpatient adult psych areas and Family Treatment Center includes occasionally accompanying patients outdoors.-- - Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSA. Education/Certification and Licensure:1.Licensure:-- - Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii2.Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.3.Current BLS/HCP card in all areas; ACLS, NALS and/or PALS in designated areas.4.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English effectively. Additional Requirements Additional Requirements for Experienced RN positions: A.-- - -- -EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE: -- - --- - Current ACLS certification.? B. EXPERIENCE: -- - --- - 12 months ICU RN experience in the last 5 years. -- - --- - 12 months Cardiac ICU RN experience preferred. -- - --- - Post coronary interventional experience and/or post open heart experience preferred. -- - Equal Employment Opportunity Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Vet#queens11 PandoLogic. Keywords: Critical Care Nurse, Location: Honolulu, HI - 96849

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