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
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.
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
Further Mandatory requirements
National Police Clearance
Two clinical referees
Must have appropriate working rights in Australia (Unfortunately Visa Sponsorship cannot be supported)
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