Critical Care Unit RN
Job Title: Critical Care Unit Registered Nurse (RN) - MICU/SICU
Shifts: Full-Time, Days and Nights, Rotating Weekends
Location: Plano, TX 75075
Salary: $68,640-$112,320/year based on experience
We are seeking dedicated and experienced Registered Nurses with a background in Critical Care, specifically in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) and Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU), to join our team. As a Critical Care ICU RN, you will be responsible for providing exceptional nursing care to patients in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of our healthcare organization.
- Assess, plan, and evaluate patient care needs in the Critical Care Unit.
- Carry out physician orders and ensure accurate administration of prescribed medications.
- Perform dressing changes, wound care, and monitor vital signs.
- Provide cardiopulmonary management and monitoring for patients.
- Serve as the primary coordinator of all disciplines to ensure well-coordinated patient care.
- Monitor, record, and communicate patient condition using computerized documentation systems.
- Instruct and educate patients and their families about their care plan and treatment.
- Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with the healthcare team.
- Provide age-appropriate and culturally sensitive care.
- Orient and mentor new staff members.
- Follow Standard Precautions and utilize personal protective equipment as required.
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree is required (Magnet Facility).
- For candidates with an associate degree in nursing (ADN), a Tuition-Free ADN to BSN program is available (subject to CNO approval). Online program completion takes approximately one year.
- Current Texas RN license or Compact State Licensure.
- ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) and BLS (Basic Life Support) certifications.
- PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification within 6 months of hire.
- CCRN (Critical Care Registered Nurse) specialty certification is preferred.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit) within an acute care setting.
- Preferably 2 years of ICU experience.
- Must have experience with ventilators and administering various drips.
- Willingness to train and learn additional drips for candidates with the right attitude.
At our facility, we offer a supportive and collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, and comprehensive benefits package. If you are a dedicated and experienced Critical Care Unit Registered Nurse with a passion for delivering exceptional patient care, we encourage you to apply.