RN - Medical ICU (QET 4 MICU)

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RESPONSIBILITIES

I. JOB SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for coordinating clinical care of patient.  Integrates all health care providers to ensure high quality patient/family outcomes, and establishes a consistent and accountable relationship with patient/family. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, initiation and development of the plan of care, patient/family education, utilization management and discharge planning.

II. TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS 
Essential functions- Continuous: lifting up to 1/2 lb., seeing, hearing, talking, grasping, fingering.  Frequent to continuous: standing, walking, stooping, forward reaching, handling.  Frequent: pushing and pulling up to 30 psi, lifting up to 10 lbs., sitting, bending. Occasional to frequent: squatting, twisting.  Occasional: pushing and pulling up to 70 psi;  lifting:  horizontal lift/carry up to 75 lbs. with assistance, floor to waist up to 35 lbs., waist to shoulder up to 25 lbs., overhead level up to 15 lbs.;  carrying up to 35 lbs, running, climbing, side bending,  kneeling, crouching, overhead reaching. Operates various machines/tools/work aids.

III.     TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Inside work.  Exposure to body fluids, blood products, and communicable diseases.  Work environment may be highly stressful, fast paced and hectic.  Assignment to inpatient adult psych areas and Family Treatment Center includes occasionally accompanying patients outdoors.  Management of confused/disoriented and combative patients may involve tasks which may compromise physical safety.
 
IV. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
A. Education/Certification and Licensure:
1.Licensure:  Registered Nurse, State of Hawaii
2.Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing; Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.
3.Current BLS/HCP card in all areas; ACLS, NALS and/or PALS in designated areas.
4.Ability to read, write, speak and understand English effectively.

Additional Medical ICU RN requirements include:

  • At least 18 months of recent (within 5 years) ICU experience required
  • CCRN certification preferred
  • Pass QMC administered EKG competency exam (passing score 80% or better)

SCOPE OF SERVICE

Queen Emma Tower 4 MICU is an all-private room, 19 bed unit with designated isolation rooms (4), hemodialysis rooms (4), OB room (1), and Psych rooms (2). The unit operates on a 24-hour basis with 24-hour in-hospital intensivist coverage.

 

QET 4 MICU provides care for all adults and adolescents over age 12. Most frequent diagnoses include: s/p code Blue, respiratory failure, gastrointestinal bleeding, diabetic emergencies, acute renal failure, sepsis/multi-system organ failure, and drug overdose.

QET 4 MICU also provides care to overflow  tele patients, surgical, neuroscience, and cardiac ICU patients.

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