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Tele-ICU Registered Nurse (RN) - Nights
Job Description: Hicuity Health, the leading high acuity telemedicine provider in the United States, is seeking a highly motivated and talented individual to join our team as a Tele-ICU Registered Nurse (RN) - nights. In this position you won't have to choose between your two passions, caring for the critically ill and caring about your family. This position demonstrates leadership through the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of critical care patients remotely in the Hicuity Health Operations Center. Nursing care is provided to the patient through remote monitoring with the goal of early detection of warning signs of clinical deterioration. The tele-ICU RN will be a member of a collaborative team responsible for providing telemedicine to a diverse population of critically ill adults across multiple ICUs at various hospitals while working in our local Operations Center.
Hicuity Health® is the nation’s leading provider of high acuity telehealth services, contracted to provide care to more than 100 hospitals in 27 states on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis. We are an organization that rewards creativity, collaboration, innovation and results. For more information, visit http://www.hicuityhealth.com/.
Collects and analyzes patient and family data for the purpose of assessment, diagnosis and management.
Efficiently assembles a focused assessment of physiological, psychological and medical record data.
Uses critical thinking skills in diagnosing clinical problems and in defining interventions.
Re-evaluates prior diagnoses and care plans at appropriate intervals in accordance with expected patient outcomes.
Prioritize clinical problems accurately and in a timely manner.
Responds to routine, urgent and emergent patient problems appropriately by demonstrating effective decision-making. Provides follow-up to ensure problem resolution.
Formulates and articulates succinct and comprehensive assessments of real or potential problems to the Hicuity Health Intensivist.
Solves clinical patient problems independently and in a timely manner; communicates unresolved problems to the Intensivist.
Effectively communicates with members of the Hicuity Health Operations Center Team and bedside ICU interdisciplinary team in a collegial manner to provide safe and error-free care.
Complies with best practices and other care directives of the monitored ICUs.
Prevents clinical problems from occurring by:
Direct observation via videoconferencing
Proactive surveillance of adverse physiological trends
Assurance of appropriately ordered prophylactic strategies
Medical chart review
Appropriate reaction to alarms
Updates ICU knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology, hemodynamics, bedside technology and nursing care.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Learns basic and advanced features of eCareManager clinical information software to enhance efficiency in assessment and documentation.
Current RN state license.
A minimum of two years as a staff nurse in critical care, five years preferred.
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.
Current ACLS and BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card.
CCRN preferred or willingness to obtain within one year of employment.
Proficiency with Windows-based computer skills and operations.
Evidence of collaborative practice with physicians.
Evidence of effective communication skills.
Hicuity Health fuses a friendly and collegial work environment with high performance standards. Our compensation plans include base salary, generous shift differentials and competitive benefit programs.