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361403 Clinical Nurse II Inpatient

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Penn Medicine Princeton Health is seeking a Registered Nurse to join our team in the Critical Care Unit in Plainsboro, NJ. This is a full-time night shift opportunity. The ideal candidate will be available 36 hours per week to work [7PM 7AM]. The Llura & Gordon Gund - Center for Critical Care is a 24 bed unit, of which, 8 beds are designated as IMCU (Intermediate Care Unit). The Center for Critical Care is located on the 3rd floor (West Side) of the Atkinson Pavilion. The Critical Care Unit is aspecialized unit in the hospital where patients with critical illness or injury receive extensive, round-the-clock care and monitoring. Through the program, the care of each patient in the ICU is carefully and closely managed by a compassionate team of intensivists.This model of care is known as a \"closed\" ICU, because the care of all patients is coordinated by staff intensivists. As a Registered Nurse in the Critical Care Unit you will be responsible for providing care to critical or unstable adult patients requiring intensive treatment, monitoring and complex nursing care. Nursing care may involve continuous or hourly monitoring, vasoactivedrips,antiarrhythmic drips, central line care, airway management, EVD monitoring, arterial lines, bedside procedures, post-code stabilization, trach care, wound care, and chest tubes. Our Critical Care Unit provides continuous cardiac monitoring and specialized care such as:¢ Continuous non-invasive ventilation (Bipap), Mechanical Ventilation, CRRT (Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy), Targeted Temperature Management (hypothermia post code care), Intra-aortic Balloon Pump therapy, Transcutaneous or Transvenous Pacing, and postSTEMIcare. We care for individuals with conditions resulting from:¢ Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)¢ Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)¢ Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)¢ End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)¢ ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI with PCI)¢ Substance withdrawal¢ Sepsis¢ Diabetic emergencies Post op populations include:¢ Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) ¢ Carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA)¢ Breast flaps¢ Vascular surgery¢ Complex surgical patients requiring continuous mechanical ventilation Some job functions and duties will include, but are not limited to:¢ Accountable for planning, delivering, coordinating, evaluating, and modifying the patients care for a defined period of time¢ Uses evidence-based assessment techniques to collect and document comprehensive data pertinent to the patients health¢ Analyzes the assessment data to determine diagnoses or issues.¢ Develops plan of care that is prescriptive of strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes in conjunction with persons-served/family and the healthcare team.¢ Identifies expected outcomes for a plan individualized to the patients served, considering persons-served/family cultural values, ethics, environment, and other associated risks, benefits, costs and current scientific evidence.¢ Coordinates implementation of the individualized plan of care and documents interventions and any modifications of the identified plan.¢ Utilizes the plan to guide those involved in the care of the patient across the continuum¢ Evaluates and documents progress toward attainment of outcomes, including the patient and others involved in the care or situation.¢ In order to achieve the outcomes defined in the plan of care, the registered nurse will assure that persons served experience exceptional cooperation among all members of the health care team who treat them and each other with dignity, respect and sensitivity.¢ Responsible for effectively transitioning plan of care with attention to continuity across shift and settings of care

Educational Requirements:\n• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN); or at least in pursuit of - required\n\n Licensure, Certification or Registration Requirements:\n• Active NJ Registered Nurse license - required\n• Basic Life Saving certification (BLS) - required\n• Advanced Cardiac Life Saving certification (ACLS) - required\n\n Related Work Experience:\n• One year or more of Telemetry and/or Critical Care nursing experience \n• Specialty Certification - preferred\n\n Specialized Skills & Knowledge Requirements:\n• Computer Literacy\n• High Level of Physical Strength, Stamina and Agility\n• Great Interpersonal and Communication Skills

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Posted: 2021-08-13 Expires: 2021-10-11

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361403 Clinical Nurse II Inpatient

Penn Medicine
Plainsboro, NJ 08536

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