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Experienced RN - Registered Nurse - Neuro ICU - Day & Night Shift Available

Company: OU Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title: Experienced RN - Registered Nurse - Neuro ICU - Day & Night Shift Available
Department: Neuro Transplant ICU
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The Neurosciences ICU consists of 18 patient beds and admits patients with various neurological diseases and conditions. RNs in this unit experience 2:1 patient to nurse ratios. As a nationally recognized Comprehensive Stroke Center, many of the patients in the NSICU are recovering from Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Strokes. Patients come to the NSICU post operatively for craniectomies, craniotomies, carotid endarterectomies, post-carotid stenting, thrombectomies, aneurysmal clippings and coils, invasive spinal surgeries, and many other specialized procedures. The patient population frequently requires specialized invasive monitoring with bolts and external ventricular drains. In addition to the specialized neurological care that these patients require, the patients are also treated for various types of shock, renal failure, respiratory failure, and other common diagnoses seen in critically ill patients. Shift Available: Full-time; 7a - 7p or 7p - 7a One (1) year of RN experience is preferred for this position. If you have less than one (1) year of RN experience, please search for positions titled "RN Resident" to start the application process. -
General Description:
Under general supervision, provides nursing care in a hospital to a variety of patients with health problems ranging from simple to complex. Essential Responsibilities:
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position. Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.

  • Assumes responsibility for an assigned group of patients.
  • Documents patient responses to nursing interventions and prescribed medical treatments; notes all changes in physician order on assigned patients. -
  • Assists physician in the examination of patients and in performing minor diagnostic procedures and treatment. -
  • Obtains and monitors physiological data of patients, observes the physiological manifestations of patients and intervenes when necessary. -
  • Administers medication as prescribed. Initiates, regulates and monitors intravenous infusions and blood products.
  • Delivers patient care competently. -
  • Interacts with family and patient in sharing care plan while in the hospital and at time of discharge.
  • Informs patient and family of hospital procedures. -
  • Makes referral regarding patient care needs to appropriate personnel. -
  • Delegates tasks to support staff. - General Responsibilities:
    • Performs other duties as assigned
      Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required. Bachelor of Science (or higher) in Nursing Board Approved Program preferred. Experience: N/A License(s)/Certification(s)/Registration(s) Required: Current RN License issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing, or a current multistate compact RN License (eNLC). Current Basic Life Support issued by the American Heart Association required upon hire. ACLS (American Heart Association) required within 6 months of hire. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
      Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and procedures. Ability to organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply nursing techniques. Ability to maintain good working relationships with other employees. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to respond effectively to cultural and language needs of patients and visitors. Some computer skills. #CB

      Current OU Health Employees - Please click HERE to login. OU Health is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO, 401(k), medical and dental plans, and many more. We know that a total benefits and compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs both inside and outside of the work environment, create peace of mind for you and your family.

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