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Registered Nurse (RN) - Neurosurgical ICU

  • Location: Neptune City, Monmouth, New Jersey
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-10-04
  • Job Ref: 21-19809
Duties:

Medical Staffing Services Inc. has taken the stance that we are not the "temp body shop or headhunter” of yesteryear. We strive to be a trusted partner to our candidates, employees, and clients. Whatever your specific needs and goals may be, MSSI is a reliable solution and a unique and sharable total information hub.  MSSI has also been recognized as a certified small business enterprise. In addition, we are proud that we have earned the prestigious Joint Commission accreditation for staffing firms and have been awarded Best in Staffing 4 years running by our employees and client partners. We are: Providing the building blocks today, to overcome the challenges of tomorrow. 
 
Job Description:
Registered Nurse – Neuro-Intensive Care Unit.
Neuro-ICU nurses' jobs are to monitor the patient's condition, administer medication, and help educate patients and their families who are dealing with a potential life-altering event. Our goal is to help give patients their best chance at returning to a normal life after suffering any type of neurological impairment. 
You will provide care and treatment to ill, injured, and recovering adults.
Below are some of the job duties the Neuro-ICU nurse, but are not limited to the following: 
  • The Registered Nurse is responsible for evaluating patients and assisting physicians with patient care.
  • Plans, implements, and documents nursing care based on patient's needs. Identifies patient needs and determines priorities for care through assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Develops, implements, and coordinates individualized plan of care for patients assigned through initial and on-going assessments.
  • Initiates assessment based on the patient's problems or needs, the physician's medical diagnosis, and the functional health framework.
  • Performs therapeutic nursing interventions.
  • Manages care of patients.
  • Documents care based on standards of care and practice, patient acuity, and/or clinical priorities.
  • Advocates for evidence-based practice care standards and supports adoption of evidence-based practices and innovations in care delivery.
  • Provides patient centric care in alignment with professional nursing practice model. Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Monitor and evaluate patient progress.
  • Administer treatments.
  • Identify changes in a patient's condition and react accordingly.
  • Maintain Patient records.
  • Complete paperwork necessary for patient transfers out of the intensive care unit.
  • Create and maintain incoming patient records.
  • Change dressings/monitor vital signs.
  • Provide patients with support and education.
  • The Registered Nurse is responsible for evaluating patients and assisting physicians with patient care. Plans, implements, and documents nursing care based on patient's needs.
  • Identifies patient needs and determines priorities for care through assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Documents care based on standards of care and practice, patient acuity, and/or clinical priorities.
  • Provides patient centric care in alignment with professional nursing practice model.
  • Document all changes in patient condition and behavior. 
  • Preform lab work.
  • Provide accurate and timely updates to family.
  • Provide a hygienic Environment.
  • Be prepared to monitor and react to alarms that will go off.
  • Other duties as may be assigned, as this is a brief review and is not limited to the above.
 
Requirements:
ASN required, BSN preferred.
Registered Nurse in New York State
2 years current Neuro-Intensive Care experience. 
BLS, ACLS, NIHSS = Required
Must demonstrated level of performance and practice is required.
Willingness to be flexible for different hours.
Clinical knowledge and analytical abilities necessary to formulate effective nursing care plans.
Ability to perform a wide variety of professional nursing services.
Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, and hospital personnel.

Compliance Requirements:
Current Health Statement
2 Step PPD / QuantiFERON
MMR's
COVID 19 Vaccination
Flu Shot
New York State Licensure
BLS, ACLS, NIHSS = Required
Varicella
Hepatitis B
Tdap
**The above list is just to prepare candidates for the possibility for credentials that may or may not be required.  If you have any of these documents available, you will want to get them around for fast track onboarding.  We ask you do not start to make appointments to obtain the above, until you have been officially offered and have accepted a position.  From there a member of our team will work with you on the exact requirements needed for your assignment. **

Contract:                          13 weeks
Shifts Available:             12-hour days and nights. 
Contract Start Date:      ASAP