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Registered Nurse (RN) ICU

Company: Ut Health San Antonio
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse (RN) ICU practices at the level of an expert practitioner of nursing. The nurse at this level demonstrates expertise in caring for patients with multiple and complex problems. In addition to demonstrating clinical leadership on the unit, the Registered Nurse (RN) ICU serves as a resource and system-wide consultant to staff and participates in endeavors to increase nursing knowledge. The Registered Nurse (RN) ICU functions as a clinical leader.*As a Registered Nurse (RN) ICU you will:** Promotes and ensures the use of the nursing process to provide quality patient care.Assesses and anticipates patient and family learning needs and organizes resourcesto ensure that they are met. Performs bedside point of care testing as required forpatient care plan.* Coordinates, designs and implements educational programs to meet identifiedlearning needs of staff, patients and families. Promotes and ensures staffparticipation in continuing education, orientation, competency, in-service and staffdevelopment offerings.* Models and promotes behaviors that effectively give continual feedback to staff andcolleagues. Integrates best practice standards regarding retention of staff in allaspects of practice.* Collaborates with Nurse Manager to evaluate research that is applicable to practiceand promotes changes in standards of care as appropriate. Guides researchdevelopment and implementation. Utilizes resources in asking research questionsand applying appropriate research methods. Shares knowledge with colleaguesthrough publication, presentations or other means.* Develops, implements and evaluates new and creative approaches to meeting goals.Leads, participates and promotes performance improvement initiatives that focus onidentified patient safety or quality of care opportunities.* *Qualifications** Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited School of Nursing requiredFive (5) years nursing experience in a healthcare environment required* Current Texas Board of Nursing (or Compact State) RN license required or temporaryTX License (Permanent license to be obtained within 90 days of hire)* American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required* NIHSS required* Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) required* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) requiredUT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees.* Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.* Dental* Vision* Retirement* Time Off* Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus 3 floating holidays* FSAs* Employee Discounts* Life Insurance* Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance* Disability Insurance* Employee Assistance Program* Education Assistance ProgramEOEJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $84,200.00 - $126,300.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Critical & Intensive CareStandard shift:* Day shift* Night shiftEducation:* Bachelor's (Required)Experience:* nursing: 5 years (Required)License/Certification:* RN license (Required)* PALS Certification (Preferred)* ACLS Certification (Preferred)* CCRN (Preferred)* BLS Certification (Preferred)* NIHSS Certification (Preferred)Ability to Relocate:* San Antonio, TX: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Ut Health San Antonio, San Antonio , Registered Nurse (RN) ICU, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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