Company: SSM Health
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description Sign On Bonus 30 bed surgical intermediate care
unit that provides care for patients undergoing major
cardiovascular, thoracic, abdominal, peripheral, vascular,
tracheostomy, and trauma-related surgeries; cardioversion, ENT
procedures, trauma, patients requiring CVP and/or arterial line
monitor. Services include telemetry and continuous pulse oximetry
monitoring. Staff requirements are BLS and ACLS for RNs. Provides
direct nursing care in settings where patients require complex
assessments and intervention, in accordance with established
policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Obtains comprehensive data pertinent to
the patient from the patient, family other healthcare providers to
develop a holistic picture of the patient---s needs or condition.
Analyzes and synthesizes data from the assessment in determining
diagnosis or conditions relevant to care. Identifies optimal
outcomes for the patient in collaboration with the patient, family
and interprofessional team. Develops a plan that prescribes
strategies and alternatives to attain outcomes, using clinical
judgement in collaboration with patient, family and
interprofessional care team. Implements the plan, employing
strategies to promote and maintain a safe environment, coordinates
implementation with patient, family and interprofessional team.
Evaluates processes and progress toward attainment of goals and
outcomes. Contributes to the quality and effectiveness of nursing
practice, evaluates their own practice, and maintains current
knowledge and competence. Communicates effectively in all areas of
practice, collaborates with patient, family and interprofessional
team. Uses clinical inquiry and integrates best evidence into
practice. Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and
scientific knowledge in health care to critical care nursing
practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on
patient---s age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in
the department's Scope of Service. Works in a constant state of
alertness and safe manner. Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION Graduate of accredited school of nursing EXPERIENCE No
experience required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Constant use of speech to
share information through oral communication. Constant standing and
walking. Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects
weighing 0-25 lbs. Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data
entry. Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances
near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify
and distinguish colors. Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize
odors. Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication,
distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning
machinery, etc. Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling
objects weighing 25-50 lbs. Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting,
gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements. Occasional
driving. Rare crawling and running.
Keywords: SSM Health, Madison , RN-Cardiac, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin
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