HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN ICU (Johnston-Willis Hospital) in Richmond, Virginia
We've been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means you can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care you need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care—through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital—as well as inpatient rehabilitation (with all private rooms), our ER is a state-authorized level III trauma center and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center.
The Registered Nurse-Intensive Care Unit (RN-ICU) provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of seriously and critically ill patients, in support of HCA ethical principles and values. This includes continuous observation and frequent measurements of relevant indicators of clinical conditions and outcomes.
- Nurses will provide direct access to patients for major procedures and therapies, including resuscitation.
- The RN-ICU will consistently maintain competencies in hemodynamic monitoring, dysrhythmia recognition, ventilator management, and other evolving techniques as they are developed.
- The Critical Care RN will always recognize and be cognizant of the impact that a serious illness projects upon a patient and their family.
- The RN-ICU is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care.
- The RN-ICU delegates appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision.
- The Nurse works closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare.
- The Critical Care Nurse communicates effectively and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff. Evaluates patient’s signs and symptoms; then records and reports results.
- The RN sets priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment.
- The RN-ICU collaborates with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment.
- The RN assists physician during treatment/examination of patient and processes orders.
- The Critical Care Nurse Makes appropriate and timely notification to physician on patient condition changes.
- The Registered Nurse is expected to attend Unit Meetings as directed by the Nurse Manager and participate in continuing education programs to maintain competence and gain additional skills.
Patient Rights - The RN-ICU will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
Patient Safety – The RN-ICU demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing (required) * BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Virginia as a registered nurse. * American Heart Association ACLS certification (preferred)
EXPERIENCE: * 1-2 years of experience as a RN with demonstrated competency in critical care skills (preferred)
Title: RN ICU (Johnston-Willis Hospital)
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Johnston-Willis Hospital
Requisition ID: 00035-34646