Founded as Providence Hospitals in 1938 by theSisters of Charity of St. Augustine, Providence's two free standingfull-service hospitals and numerous satellite practices maintain a truedevotion to advanced clinical expertise and unmatched compassion. On February2, 2016, Providence became part of the LifePoint Health network, and shortlythereafter, changed its name to Providence Health to better represent the fullcomplement of its services. Driven by quality,compassion, and Christ, Providence treats the whole person-body, mind, and spirit.
Providence Health is looking for an experienced ICU RN to join our team at theDowntown Campus. This is a part-time, night shift position. Nurses in the ICU should have aminimum of one year of critical care experience.
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- Assesses patient's status within identified functional healthpatterns, ie management of health, growth and development, oxygenation,activity, etc
- Assesses family status as it impacts the patient
- Identifies, based on assessment data, appropriate nursing diagnosisor collaborative problems which can be addressed through nursing interventions.Makes nursing judgments based on findings
- Identifies learning needs through assessment of patientknowledge. Plans and coordinates teaching methods and content to achievedesired outcomes.
- Plans care collaboratively with family/patient, physiciansand other health care team members. Prioritizes and delegates to health careteam appropriately
- Initiates an individualized nursing care plan and evaluatesvariances to expected course
- Interprets clinical findings and correlates with patient'scondition. Identifies patient/family responses to treatment and continuallyevaluates effectiveness of care.
- Revises the care plan based on evaluation of effectiveness inachieving outcomes.
- Coordinates and assures completion of care as ordered byphysicians and as planned in the nursing care plan.
- Assumes responsibility/accountability for the plan of care
- Consults with physicians regularly regarding patientprogress. Collaborates with the medical staff regarding appropriateness ofdaily and routine orders based on change in the patient's status.
- Facilitates the smooth transition of care when a patient istransferred to another unit/facility
- Is knowledgeable of patient's status during entire length ofstay on the patient care unit/or service line.
- Demonstrates responsibility for achievement of identifiedpatient outcomes.
- Demonstrates competence to provide developmentallyappropriate care/treatment for the patient populations admitted to the patientcare unit/service line.
- Demonstrates clinical skills necessary to support and assistattending and consulting physicians
- Demonstrates knowledge of events, activities and changes inpolicies and procedures affecting practice
- Ensures that care is delivered to assigned patients inaccordance with medical orders and nursing standards and is documented inclinical records and on plans of care.