Intensive Care Unit - ICU RN - TravelNurse
Company: Travel Nurse Across America
Posted on: September 18, 2023
We're looking for Intensive Care Unit RNs for an immediate
travel nurse opening in Philadelphia, PA. The right nurse should
have 1-2 years recent acute care experience. Read below for more
requirements. As an ICU Travel Nurse, you'll be responsible for
evaluating and monitoring patients in an Intensive Care Unit
setting. ICU RNs provide the most direct care to patients in
life-threatening situations, documenting and providing
physician-directed care, assessing and implementing patient care
plans, and delegating to other care providers as appropriate. As an
ICU RN you will also be providing education and support to patient
families, possibly for long-term care needs. As an ICU Travel
Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:
- Provide basic bedside care.
- Prepare, administer and record prescribed medication, reporting
any adverse reactions to treatment.
- Order and evaluate diagnostic tests.
- Take samples for lab work, order corresponding lab work and
- Monitor and adjust specialized equipment, and interpret and
record electronic displays.
- Ensure proper placement and functioning of catheters, leads and
- Communicate patients' conditions to family members. ICU Travel
Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time,
as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be
able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may
require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. RNs may face hazards
from exposure to certain chemicals or infectious diseases and will
treat patients that may be confused, agitated, and/or
uncooperative. Requirements : ACLS, BLS, 1 Year Additional
certifications may be required before beginning an assignment.
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