Job Summary: Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.
·Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
·Current state Registered Nurse Licensure within State of Louisiana.
·Current BCLS certification.
·Successful completion of arrhythmia course within first 6 months of employment & annual arrhythmia testing thereafter.
·Certification in ACLS preferred upon hire or certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment.
·Certification in PALS preferred upon hire or certification must be obtained within 6 months of employment.