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ICU RN

Company: Synergy Staffing Inc
Location: Shiprock
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Need profiles by 8/18Curriculum vitae, updated resume, licensures / certifications, currently/valid contact information, Professional Nursing Skills and all relative documents for proposed candidate. -NORTHERN NAVAJO MEDICAL CENTERUS HWY 491 NORTHSHIPROCK, NM 87420 -Two (2) Non-Personal Service Contract for Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse on to provide uninterrupted patient care services to be performed in the Intensive Care Unit at Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) located in Shiprock, New Mexico. -Period of Performance: Date of award through 6 months. The assignment are through the stated period of performance or until the position is filled with a permanent hire. In such instances, the provider will be released from the contract. -WORK SHIFT:The shifts are 12 hour rotational (day or night) including weekends and Government Holidays. -Housing: No Government Housing available. -Facility Location: Northern Navajo Medical Center is located in the beautiful high-desert climate of the Four Corners area - where the four states of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah adjoin. Northern Navajo Medical Center provides: care services including family medicine, internal medicine, mental health, physical therapy, optometry, dental, social services, pharmacy, x-ray, laboratory, public health nursing, diabetes education, health promotion/disease prevention and outpatient rehabilitation services along with benefits coordination. -Recreation opportunities exist such as camping, fishing, hiking, biking, backpacking, snowshoeing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and alpine skiing. Telluride, Durango, Moab, Canyonlands, Grand Gulch, the Colorado River, the San Juan River, several large lakes, and Colorado Wilderness areas are just short drives away. -INITIAL APPOINTMENTS REQUIREMENTS:Education: Degree or diploma from a professional nursing program approved by the legally designated State accrediting agency at the time the program was completed by the applicant. -Registered Nurse Certifications (Mandatory) RequirementsSubfactor: A valid and unrestricted Nursing License.Subfactor: A current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification with American Heart Association.Subfactor: A current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification with American Heart Association.Subfactor: Preferably have TNCC and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Certification with American Heart Association -Professional Nursing Skills:Subfactor: RN must have a minimum of 3 years Critical Care Nursing experience and be able to work independently.Subfactor: The nurse needs to possess a strong basic and advance critical care nursing knowledge, clinical skill and competency. The nurse needs to be competent in the care of a comprehensive, acute and chronic critically-ill adults ranging from young adulthood to geriatrics. This may include caring for patients with postpartum complications.Subfactor: The RN needs to know the care of patients, who require the use of invasive hemodynamic monitoring (transducing central venous pressures, arterial lines and abdominal pressures); titration of vasopressors, anti-arrhythmic, sedatives, paralytics, etc.; care of post-operative patients, those patients requiring blood product administration, and etc. The RN needs to be competent to assist the medical provider with bedside procedures (central line placement, arterial line placement, lumbar puncture, thoracentesis, paracentesis, etc.).Subfactor: Anatomy & Physiology of all age groups: young adulthood to geriatrics.Subfactor: Proficient in IV cannulation/blood draws of all age groups.Subfactor: Assess all ages and communicates abnormal signs and symptoms to Medical Provider appropriately. The RN needs to be able to problem solve, critically think, and make appropriate and immediate clinical judgment and decisions.Subfactor: Ability to work with Electronic Health Record & Barcode Medication Administration Scanners.Subfactor: Ability to float to Emergency Room Department and/or PACU upon completion of a Float Competency Skills Checklist. This is merely a preference and not mandatory for this position.Subfactor: The RN primary job will be within, the ICU, but they will also need to be able to cover the INFUSION CLINIC. The infusion clinic requires nurses to be able to infuse basic IV drugs including antibiotics, blood, and other IV piggy backs.Subfactor: Ability & knowledge to learn the different types of equipment. -Equipment skills: - VIASYS ventilatorsNihon-Khoden Cardiac monitors and telemetriesLevel 1 Rapid InfuserAlaris IV and PCA pumpsSCDs (Sequential Compression Devices) Kangaroo feeding pumpsLINET (5 new beds)Pressure Monitoring for hemodynamic purposes -**** Licensure: Must possess and maintain current State licensure while employed with Indian Health Service (IHS).syn1

Keywords: Synergy Staffing Inc, Rio Rancho , ICU RN, Healthcare , Shiprock, New Mexico

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