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RN, Registered Nurse- Interventional (IU)/ Critical Care Unit (CCU)/ (North Hospital)

Company: Oklahoma Heart Hospital
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview:ONE TEAM. ALL HEART. At Oklahoma Heart Hospital (OHH), patient care is at the heart of everything we do. Our nurses are involved in every aspect of their patients' care and provide hope, compassion and healing to patients and their families. In collaboration with our physicians and other caregivers, our nursing team is helping to shape the way OHH serves the state and leads the nation. Be part of the future of cardiac care.Top Tier Benefit Packages:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Medical Benefit (EMB)Responsibilities:Position Summary: The CCU/IU nurse monitors the overall hemodynamic status of the critically ill patient while performing head to toe assessments, assessing all body systems, rhythms and invasive lines, tubes and drains. In the CCU and IU, the Registered Nurse is expected to administer, titrate and monitor critically ill patients on critical medications. Many of these patients are post-surgical and require intense monitoring. They are able to communicate appropriately with the physicians and surgeons any concerning status changes or body system specifics that may require further intervention. CCU/IU nurses operate and are trained on life saving advanced medical equipment including but not limited to ventilators, Intra-Aortic Balloon pumps, Assistive Heart pumps, Continuous Dialysis machines, Hypothermia induction and maintenance devices, defibrillators and others. CCU/IU Nurses are required to stay current with both BLS and ACLS certifications.The Registered Nurse in CCU functions in units we call pods. This design allows the OHH nurse to maintain a 1:1 or 1:2 nurse patient ratio in the Critical Care Department and a 1:3 nurse patient ratio in the Interventional Unit. This allows CCU/IU nurses adequate time to monitor and care for critically ill patients thus ensuring the highest quality, safe and patient-focused care.Qualifications:Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing program.Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of continuous experience in telemetry or related cardiac clinical setting preferred.Licensure/Certification:
    • Registered Nurse with current Oklahoma licensure.
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at the time of hire
    • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification within 18 months of hire.As part of our nursing team, you are empowered to work collaboratively with our physicians and other caregivers, and play an integral role in setting the standard for excellence in patient care. With low, fixed nurse-to-patient ratios, our nursing team has time to get to know their patients and their families while providing the highest quality, safe, patient-focused care. Patient rooms are fully stocked with all necessary supplies and arranged in a circular, pod layout around each nursing station to streamline patient care and save our nursing team time.Learn more about diversity at Oklahoma Heart Hospital.

Keywords: Oklahoma Heart Hospital, Oklahoma City , RN, Registered Nurse- Interventional (IU)/ Critical Care Unit (CCU)/ (North Hospital), Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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