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Role Overview - ICU / CCU Nurse Jobs

Intensive care nursing is a complex and challenging speciality to which many registered nurses (RNs) aspire to. Inherently the duties of a Critical Care Nurse will include but not be restricted to;

Responsibilities and Skills

  • Treatment of wounds and supporting critical life support

  • Management of patient’s diagnostics, observational and recording activities

  • Unsupervised administering of intravenous drips and endorsed for medications

  • Ventilator competency and knowledge of equipment functionality

  • Ability to conduct and organise diagnostic tests

  • Responding to life-saving situations, establishment of patient treatment plans

  • Assessment and support for patient after critical care transition plans

Situational Overview

ICU and CCU nurses will be called on when patients suffer heart attack, stroke, post traumatic shock, post incident treatment from Emergency, severe respiratory conditions and life threatening conditions. ICU nurses are considered experts in evaluating intensive care patients, administering care, recognising complications and coordinating with other members of the critical care team. 

Required Qualifications

  • AHPRA registration 

  • Minimum of 2 years acute nursing experience 

  • ICU clinical skills and experience

  • Strong patient care focus 

  • Ability to achieve high quality clinical outcomes

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Intensive Care Nursing

  • Ventilator competency 

  • Blue card 

  • Flexible availability

Further Mandatory requirements
  • CPR Certificate

  • National Police Clearance

  • Two clinical referees

  • Must have appropriate working rights in Australia (Unfortunately Visa Sponsorship cannot be supported)

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