Job ID: 289888561  |  Last Updated: 7/14/2020

RN-Critical Care Unit

Conway Regional Health System
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) in the Critical Care Unit (CCU) will assume responsibility and accountability for the adult and geriatric patients undergoing continuous monitoring for cardiac, post-surgical, respiratory, and/or psychiatric diagnoses. The CCU RN will often be active participants in bedside procedures with physicians. He/She will be responsible for certain specialty equipment and procedures such as managing arterial lines, ventilators, hypothermia protocol, and performing peritoneal dialysis. As a CCU RN, he/she will be part of the Rapid Response Team and will assist hospital staff in assessing, treating and transferring (if needed) deteriorating patients to the appropriate unit. He/She will provide appropriate care and comfort needs for the well-being of the patients by assessing, administering medications as ordered and educating patients and family members about active treatment plans and goals. The CCU RN will utilize the nursing process in the provision of care and will practice within the scope of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and the policies, procedures, and standards of the Health System. The CCU RN will demonstrate a commitment to teamwork through effective collaboration efforts

Registered Nurse with current, active license to practice in Arkansas
BSN preferred
If less than one year experience as a Registered Nurse, must obtain a BSN degree within 4 years of hire.
Certification preferred
Proof of high school or equivalent or higher education
Basic keyboarding skills, preferred

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