A registered professional nurse employed by Erlanger Health System is responsible for direct and/or indirect care of patients in Medical ICU and Cardiovascular ICUs.
Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
Required: 3 Years of ICU experience with either CRRT, ECMO, open heart recovery or IABP experience (two of the four skills required). Knowledge of general nursing principles and practice skills; knowledge of organizational functions, policies and regulations; knowledge of current trends and new developments; knowledge of principles and practices of nursing, applicable to those areas requiring special education.
Position Requirement(s): License/Certification/Registration
Current Licensure to practice nursing in the State of Tennessee.
Certification (CCRN, CMC, or CSC)
Department Position Summary:
The employee must have the ability to assess patients, select, develop, implement, and evaluate a plan of care for Medical Intensive Care and/or Cardiovascular Surgical and Medical Patients. He or she must also have the ability to administer pharmacological drugs as ordered, perform procedures, and operate equipment necessary for patient care as assigned.
The individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patients requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the units policies and procedures. Employee will be required to staff within the Heart & Lung Institute (MICU/WICU & CVICU/CCU). Employee will be required to staff at all Erlanger campuses that provide MICU or CVICU patient care services.