HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Richmond, Virginia
Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is a 340-bed community hospital offering a full range of healthcare services. We specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health, orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants through the Virginia Transplant Center and as part of the Virginia Institute of Robotic Surgery, we lead the state in minimally-invasive procedures with da Vinci robotic-assisted surgeries..
Our 12 Bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) provides a high acuity level of care to a wide variety of cardiac and medical patients at a 2:1 patient to nurse ratio. The patient population includes diagnosis such as unstable angina and myocardial infarctions, arrhythmias, acute renal failure, acute respiratory failure, arrhythmias, cardiogenic shock, pneumonia, and sepsis. CICU also cares for patients who have undergone cardiothoracic surgery including cardiac bypass, complex valve replacement/repair, and TAVR. CICU consists of patients who require invasive hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation, EKOS (PE and extremities) continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT), ECMO, IMPELLA, intra-aortic Balloon Pump, and induced hypothermia.
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*
*1 Circulates cases as it relates to unit scope of care.
*2 Understands principles of aseptic technique and requirements for scrubbing cases as it relates to unit scope of care.
*3 Exercises sound judgement and decision-making skills on behalf of patient, self, and peers.
*4 Pursues own professional growth through continuing education and inservices.
*5 Communicates effectively with staff, peers, director, external and internal customers.
*6 Organizes work to complete duties effective and efficiently.
*7 Serves as a professional member of the OR team.
*8 Demonstrates competency in providing patient/family education.
9 Adheres to hospital policies and procedures; supports the mission of the hospital.
* THOSE SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS WITH AN () ARE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS CONSIDERED NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THIS JOB.
EXPERIENCE Required - Current Virginia License, completion of Peri-Operative Course or previous experience as a Peri-perative O.R. Nurse. Preferred - Current Virginia License, minimum of one year Med/Surg experience. Previous CORT prior to licensed as R.N.
EDUCATION Required - Graduate of accredited school of nursing with current license in the State of Virginia.
Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Forest
Requisition ID: 00448-38455