Registered Nurse - Medical Intensive Care Unit-Bethlehem Campus FT/PT Nights
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: November 22, 2021
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.We are currently seeking
talented Nursing professionals to join our Medical Intensive Care
Team. Continue your nursing career by joining a nationally
recognized teaching hospital with proven success indicators. St.
Luke's is a Level 1 Trauma Center, Stroke Center and Tertiary Care
teaching hospital. St. Luke's is the only hospital in the Lehigh
Valley and, in fact, in Pennsylvania, named one of IBM Watson
Health (formerly Truven Health Analytics) 100 Top Hospitals in the
nation six times total & four years in a row.The Medical Intensive
Care Unit is a 14-bed critical care department specializing in the
care of ARDS, sepsis, complex cardiac and otherwise medically
unstable patients. As the highest level critical care area for
complex medical critical care in the St. Luke's Network, the MICU
handles patients for all 6 hospitals requiring high level of care
for their illness. Care is provided to patients by a comprehensive
multi-disciplinary team. Utilizing a patient-centered approach,
clinical excellence and patient safety are our highest priorities.
The Registered Nurse in the MICU is responsible for providing high
levels of care and assessment as well as coordinating the team
efforts. JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs in depth, systematic assessment of all assigned
- Formulates collaborative and individualized plan of care and
identifies expected patient outcomes, using the nursing
- Implements, evaluates and documents patient care interventions
and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.
- Organizes, coordinates and prioritizes patient care
consistently utilizing available resources.
- Maintains an awareness of unit budget.
- Functions as a professional role model and resource person
providing guidance to co-workers.
- Takes active role in unit-based performance improvement.
- Maintains responsibility for own professional development
through active participation in in-services and/or continuing
- Complies with established chain of command for work related
- Participates in identifying unit needs and supports unit goals
and objectives that contribute to the growth of the Patient
- Maintains departmental records for administrative and
- Collaborates with other caregivers to assure appropriate
staffing levels on all shifts. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:
Sit up to 2 hours per day; 1 hour at a time. Stand for up to 10
hours per day; 8 hours at a time. Walk 6 hours per day; 10 minutes
at a time. Consistently lift, carry and push objects up to 10 lbs.
Occasionally lift, carry and push objects up to 75 lbs. Transports
patients weighing up to 500 lbs. via wheelchair, bed and/or
stretcher. Frequently stoop and bend. Frequently reach above should
level. Must be able to perceive attributes of an object through
touch. Must be able to hear as it relates to normal conversation
and high and low frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to
general, near, far, color and peripheral vision. EDUCATION: Current
RN license in the State of Pennsylvania. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
One year medical/surgical experience preferred. Individualized
orientation program for all areas. Evidence of successful
completion of BLS. Please complete your application using your full
legal name and current home address. Be sure to include employment
history for the past seven (7) years, including your present
employer. Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current
resume, including all work history, education, and/or
certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is highly
recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of
submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in
St. Luke's!!St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal
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