CCU Registered Nurse

Webster, TX

Posted: 02/27/2019 Employment Type: Contractor Industry: Nurse, Health Care Job Number: JCL7715ZD6MCKFNCN8R

Pulse Staffing is searching for a Critical Care Unit (CCU) Registered Nurse for a 13 week travel assignment in the Bay Area Houston Region. This is a 13 week 7p-7a contract.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for assigned patients.
  • Responsible for meeting the Standards of Practice for the ICU and managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment.
  • Participates in activities to plan, measure, assess and improve the quality of patient care.
  • Responds to Code Blue situations and implements life-saving measures per ACLS protocol.
  • Interprets ECG rhythm strips and evaluates 12-lead ECG s.
  • Monitors and titrates IV vasoactive, antiarrhythmic and other special drugs.
  • Assists with insertion of invasive lines.
  • Monitors invasive pressures.
  • Draws blood from arterial, CVP and other invasive lines.
  • Assesses critically ill patients on an ongoing manner, per P&P.
  • Accompanies and monitors patients going to other department for tests/procedures.
  • May accompany patients in transport during inter-facility transfers.
  • Assumes the responsibility of charging the unit as needed.

CCU RN qualifications:

  • Current Texas or compact state licensure with State Board of Nurse Examiners
  • 2 years of recent CCU or Cardiovascular experience is required
  • BLS and ACLS required
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