Neuro ICU Registered Nurse

US-TX-Georgetown | US-TX-Plano | US-TX-San Antonio
2 weeks ago
ID
2015-1059
# of Openings
6
Minimum
USD $38.77/Hr.
Category
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians
Maximum
USD $43.77/Hr.

Overview

 

 

Currently seeking an experienced Neuro-Science Nursing Registered Nurse with strong expertise in advanced neuroscience nursing neurosurgical, neuro-interventional, neuro-critical care evaluation and treatment in an intensive care unit (ICU) setting to fill a vacant position. The ideal candidate will hold the CCRN certification and have a minimum of 1 - 5 years of critical care experience in a neuroscience setting.

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage patients who have undergone a wide variety of other neuro treatments, including cerebral aneurysms, aneurysm coiling’s and clot removal, spinal cord injury, seizure disorders, treatment for traumatic brain injury, neurosurgery, treatment for ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Provide continuous cardiac monitoring, arrhythmia recognition and intervention.
  • Initiate and titrates multiple, complex cardiac related infusions at higher doses.
  • Manage intubated/mechanically ventilated patients. 
  • Manage patients with acute neurological/neurosurgical events.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing preferred.
  • A minimum of 1 year of critical care experience, in a neuroscience setting; 3 to 5 years preferred.
  • CCRN preferred or willingness to obtain within four months of employment.
  • Acute care in a hospital setting (within the last 12 months)
  • Current ACLS and BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card.
  • Current RN state license.

 

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