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RN- Critical Care/Tele
Ref No.: 20-03114
Category: Travel Nursing and Allied
Location: Yakima, Washington
General Job Duties: Registered nurse who is proficient at caring for critically ill patients. Patient diagnosis varies - medical ICU. We see a fair number of DKA, respiratory failure and septic shock patients. RN should be knowledgeable regarding the care of these types of patients. RN will rotate between working in Critical Care and Telemetry.

Equipment utilized in the unit/dept.
Computer charting (Soarian, which is now a Cernerproduct and MAK for charting of medications). RN must be proficient at managinga ventilated patient, as well as being able to assist physicians with intubationand central line placement.

Required skills and minimum years of experience:
Minimum of 2 years Critical Care experience.

Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required.
BLS/ACLS. WA State license.

Shift or schedule requirements.
Minimum of every other weekend. Would prefer an individual who was willing to work every weekend. Individual will not work alone. 12 hour shifts.

Floating to other units/departments.
Telemetry, Critical Care.

Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.:
11 beds on Critical Care/20 on Telemetry

Nurse to patient ratio of this unit.
2:1 typically in Critical Care/5:1 on Telemetry