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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
West Columbia, South Carolina
Huntington, West Virginia
New Haven, Connecticut
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Internal Number: 2201170
The Medical Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse will apply the nursing process to plan and implement the care of patients, including patient and family education and continuum of care planning. The Medical Intensive Care Unit Registered NurseEffectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to the health care team. Collaborates in establishing patient goals and evaluates progress to ensure effective outcomes. Furthers professional growth by engaging in learning activities according to the Board of Nursing standards.
The Medical Intensive Unit (MICU) specializes in care for critically ill adult patients who are being treated for Acute Respiratory Failure, Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), Multisystem Organ System Failure, Sepsis, Drug Overdoses, Gastrointestinal Bleeds, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Hypertensive Crisis, Acute/Chronic Renal Failure, and Liver Failure/Cirrhosis. This unit also has great involvement in clinical research, development of critical thinking and intensive care assessment skills. Seeing practice changes throughout the country based on research done in this unit has encouraged other staff and faculty members to develop new research trials and pilots. Our nurses are have strong communication and collaborative skills, take ownership in shared decision making, and develop a broad set of skills to care for a wide range of patient diagnoses. The Medical Intensive Care Unit prides itself in providing a strong foundation for learning in a collaborative team environment.
Full-time (36 hours/week), night shift (7p-7a). We offer self scheduling and schedules are posted in six week increments.
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