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Staff RN, CCU

Company: Northside Hospital
Location: Lawrenceville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Cardiac Critical Care (CCU) RN works in a highly specialized area catering to the needs of patients requiring constant monitoring and whose clinical conditions are considered critical. The Cardiac Critical Care RN is adept at noting subtle hemodynamic changes that could lead to serious complications and providing immediate intervention as required. The CCU RN is comfortable operating and managing complex medical equipment such as ventilators, cardiac monitors, infusion pumps and mechanical devices. The CCU RN works closely with physicians, unlicensed assistive personnel and the multidisciplinary team to ensure that the patient/family experience is optimal. The Cardiac Critical Care RN is expected to have a comprehensive knowledge of cardiac disease and other body systems along with the therapies and treatments for the cardiac patient. This knowledge includes and not limited to: Cardiac-focused assessments, airway management, pain management, hemodynamics, cardiac dysrhythmias, cardiac medications, cardiac conditions such as HF, Valvular disorders, cardiac arrest, cardiogenic shock, and more, cardiology procedures and mechanical assist devices. The CCU RN will grow and develop skills to meet the needs of the CCU patient including ECMO patient/device care. Completes all required education for CCU and ECMO.

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a RN in the State of Georgia in good standing without limitations.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of full-time experience as a RN post-orientation or post-residency training.
  • Certified in American Heart Association's Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
  • Other REQUIRED cardiopulmonary resuscitation certifications (ACLS, NRP, PALS, etc.) are unit specific. Please refer to the specific clinical unit.

  • Please refer to the specific clinical unit for additional education, competencies and/or certification required as a condition of employment.
  • Must meet all Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) personnel qualifications and responsibilities requirements for individuals directing or performing non-waived point of care testing as stated in 42 CFR, Part 493, Subpart M.
  • Other REQUIRED RN attributes are unit specific. Please refer to the specific clinical unit.

Keywords: Northside Hospital, Roswell , Staff RN, CCU, Other , Lawrenceville, Georgia

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