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RN-CTICU (Full-Time/Part-Time-Days & Nights)
White Plains, NY

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We are hiring Registered Nurses with CTICU experience for a new, exciting cardiac program at the award-winning community hospital in Westchester County.

Shifts: Full-Time or Part Time (Days and Nights)

Generous Sign-On bonuses available based on years of experience

The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care. The Registered Nurse collaborates with patients, family/significant others, peers, physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the delivery of healthcare services to patients. The Registered Nurse assesses the patient’s needs, plans care, implements and evaluates the medical and nursing regimens in accordance with the hospital and nursing philosophy, policies/procedures and standards. He or she demonstrates leadership skills and commitment to professional accountability and growth

Responsibilities 

  • Utilizes the nursing process to meet the age specific needs of the patient in all aspects of care: biophysical, psychosocial, education, safety/ environment and discharge planning
  • Utilizes appropriate steps in the decision- making process to include recognition and priority setting related to patient care and unit-based issues. Addresses issues with appropriate actions
  • Collaborates and communicates with the interdisciplinary health care team
  • Integrates patient rights and nursing ethics into work practice
  • Adheres to infection control standards to reduce the risk of nosocomial infections to patient and staff.
  • Adheres to the tenets of the Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals
  • Delegates activities to ancillary staff as it relates to the State Nurse Practice Act
  • Adheres to the ANA Code of Nursing Ethics & Scope and Standards of Nursing Practice
  • Supports, promotes, and practices within the WPH Professional Nursing Practice Model
  • Sustains and advances the Magnet model
  • Participates in the Performance Improvement initiatives
  • Completes competency requirements
  • Attends mandatory in-services
  • Attends staff meetings as required/requested
  • Utilizes cost containment practices
  • Assumes Charge Nurse responsibility
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Experience Required

  • Well experienced cardiac surgery ICU Nurse
  • Comfortable with managing all invasive tubes, lines, drains and assist devices
  • Experience with open chest codes
  • Experience with hemodynamic instability
  • Management of vasopressors and inotropes management
  • Comfortable with ventilator management and intubated patients
  • Appreciation for all cardiac surgery initiatives including early extubation, early ambulation, etc
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current New York registration
  • Baccalaureate in Nursing (BSN) required
  • One year of acute care nursing experience preferred for areas other than medical surgical or step-down
  • BLS certification (through American Heart Association) is required.


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