Registered Nurse- ICU - 26 Week Contract - VA Hospital - Full Benefits Eligible - Hourly Rates Starting at $42 - Detroit , Michigan - NurseRecruiter.com

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Detroit , Michigan

  • Employer: A-Team Solutions
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: ICU (MICU, SICU, CCU, BICU)

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A-Team Solutions is seeking 3 ICU Registered Nurses for full time coverage at the VA Health Care System in Detroit, MI. Position will start upon credentialing for a 26 week assignment.

DUTIES/QUALIFICATIONS:
· Perform critical care nursing to Intensive Care Unit patients.
· Demonstrate competency in monitoring patients undergoing conscious sedation.
· Obtain patient history and pertinent family history.
· Assess patient and plan appropriate nursing care.
· Document plan of care and care given in patient’s medical record.
· Verify transcription of physician’s orders, no verbal orders are to be accepted.
· Carry out prescribed physician’s orders and document inpatient medical record.
· Communicate pertinent patient data to charge nurse and/or physician as appropriate.
· Re-assess patient’s condition and revise plans of care based on identified nursing problem.
· Administer medications and IV therapies.
· Possess knowledge of actions and usual dosages of most commonly used emergency drugs and their location on crash cart.
· Assess and document patient response to medication that has been administered.
· Be able to interpret cardiac rhythms and their implications.
· Reorganize and initiate appropriate measures in emergencies/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished.
· Instruct patient/family regarding prescribed medications/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished.
· Assess patient/family knowledge level, implement plan of instructions and record patient/family demonstrated level of understanding.
· Operate defibrillator, EKG machines and cardiac monitor and other emergency technical equipment.
· Care for patients with Swan-Gans Catheters, Arterial lines and mechanical ventilators.
· Participate in discharge planning, as appropriate.
· Be able to initiate life saving measures in the absence of physicians.
· Assure content and correctness of a prepared report and sign the document to validate its content.
· Maintain neat, personal appearance and maintain professional decorum.
· Consistently apply VA customer service standards, demonstrating helpful, courteous, and respectful conduct at all times.
· Respect patient’s rights, including but not limited to visual and auditory privacy.
· May accept a verbal order in compliance with the facility policy.
· Must have a current license in at least one (1) state, territory, or commonwealth in the U.S. or the District of Columbia.
· Critical Care and Emergency Room Registered Nurses must have a minimum of two years current experience in this field and hold Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and or certification.
· Intake and output is assessed every shift, and more frequently if indicated by specific standard nursing drug care.
· Must review all laboratory data, and electronic medical records.
· Must have ability to titrate medications.
· Be responsible for feeding tubes which are aspirated for gastric residual prior to every intermittent feed and every 4 hours for continuous tube feedings.
· Must perform urinary catheter care by using soap and water cleaning technique every twelve hours or as required.
· Ensures that medication orders from the previous shift have been noted and either carried out or transcribed onto the medical records appropriately.

A-Team Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer
To learn more about A-Team Solutions, please visit us at www.a-teamsolutions.com or like us on Facebook! If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Lara at 606-356-3960

Job Requirements

Licensed Registered Nurse in the US with 2 years minimum ICU experience.

Location

Detroit , Michigan

Employment Type

Per Diem

Employer

A-Team Solutions

Date Posted

May 2nd, 2019

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