Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses must provide top end care for patients with life-threatening injuries. ICU RNs must have the ability to make immediate and accurate decisions while staying composed during unforeseen, traumatic events.
Intensive Care Unit RNs responsibilities include:
- Analyzing the progress of the patient.
- Following the correct process if the patient’s condition changes.
- Helping doctors with procedures.
- Ensuring all equipment is functioning correctly while caring for patients.
- Giving necessary medication in a fast moving, high stress environment.
- Providing emotional support while updating family members of current health status of the patient.
One year of experience as an ICU RN within the past two years.
- Active Nursing License in good standing.
- Current Basic Life Support through American Heart Association.
- Negative Drug Screen.