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Job #: ICU1
Title: Registered Nurse | RN | ICU | $55/hr
Job Location: Chicago - City North
Job Description:
Looking to gain more control over your schedule? Create your own schedule and have the luxury of knowing when you are going to work while maintaining flexibility.

*ICU Nurse Job Responsibilities*
•Receives critically ill patients into the ward, keeps records of vital signs, significant conditions and reactions
•Operates and monitors life-support equipment and systems (cardiac monitors, ICP monitors, artificial feeding, etc.)
•Observes patient’s behavior to determine psychological state and provides emotional support
•Communicates to the patient’s family appropriate information on patient’s condition
•Utilizes computer skills to access information for in-patient related data, order entry and hospital systems
•Interprets patient data accurately and utilizes data independently or in consultation with other team members to plan and revise care
•Implements physician’s orders
•Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of complex medical conditions/disease processes, physical limitations, aging and age associated illnesses and unique psychological needs of the older patient
•Knowledge of ventilator management, EKG and arrhythmia assessment and interpretation
•Responds to hospital’s code for cardiac/respiratory arrest
•Calls for the initiation of emergency procedures and administers treatment upon recognizing danger signals
•Assists physicians in situations requiring resuscitation or other emergency procedures.

Completes documentation according to hospital policy
•Minimum of 2 years of recent experience
•Current IL Nursing License
•Current CPR
Specialty: ICU CCU
Profession: RN

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