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Registered Nurse - PICU
Ref No.: 16-18750
Location: Fresno, California
Position Type:Contract
Regitered Nurse - PICU
Fresno California

Specific critical care nurse duties and responsibilities can include:
  • Assessing a patient's condition and planning and implementing patient care plans
  • Treating wounds and providing advanced life support
  • Assisting physicians in performing procedures
  • Observing and recording patient vital signs
  • Ensuring that ventilators, monitors and other types of medical equipment function properly
  • Administering intravenous fluids and medications
  • Ordering diagnostic tests
  • Collaborating with fellow members of the critical care team
  • Responding to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment
  • Acting as patient advocate
  • Providing education and support to patient families