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RN PICU

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Macon
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

AHN0507 -- RN PICU - Macon, GA - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare team is looking for an experienced RN PICU for our client's large Hospital in Macon.

Shift: Day

Summary:


  • The Pediatric Intensive Care -Unit ( PICU ) is a high-tech children's services area for critically ill, medically complex and/or post-surgical patients. PICU RNs also collaborate with families, physicians and other healthcare officials on patient care and recovery.

    Responsibilities:


    • Provide age appropriate care to children admitted in pediatric ICU
    • Obtain patients' histories and ensure that they are filed properly
    • Consult with doctors and members of healthcare teams to comprehend patients' medical issues and evaluate and implement care plans
    • Monitor patients' vitals such as blood pressure, heart rate and breathing and initiative corrective action on an immediate basis
    • Follow cardiac and respiratory monitor readings such as EKG and O2 stats and communicate observations to doctors on duty
    • Track urine output and insert catheters and start IVs
    • Administer infusions and monitor special equipment such as ventilators to assess patients' conditions
    • Use nasal aspirators on premature babies and ensure that their incubators are well-equipped
    • Change diapers and ensure that babies are kept in optimally cleaned conditions
    • Tend to injuries by cleaning and dressing wounds as often as directed by primary care doctor
    • Administer medication through IV or by mouth in accordance to healthcare plan devised by primary care doctor
    • Observe changes in patients' conditions and report any alarming changes to doctor on duty or pediatrician
    • Provide emotional support and education to families of patients admitted to pediatric ICUs
    • Record all care information concisely and accurately through forms
    • Meet the developmental and emotional needs of children admitted in pediatric ICU

      Qualifications:


      • RN licensure in GA
      • Current BLS, ACLS
      • Current PALS
      • 2 years recent Pediatric Critical Care experience

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Macon , RN PICU, Healthcare , Macon, Georgia

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