Job Description & Requirements
Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse
Job Responsibilities and Requirements:
" Obtains comprehensive data pertinent to the patient from the patient, family other healthcare providers to develop a holistic picture of the patient's needs or condition.
" Analyzes and synthesizes data from the assessment in determining diagnosis or conditions relevant to care.
" Identifies optimal outcomes for the patient in collaboration with the patient, family and interprofessional team.
" Develops a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain outcomes, using clinical judgement in collaboration with patient, family and interprofessional care team.
" Implements the plan, employing strategies to promote and maintain a safe environment, coordinates implementation with patient, family and interprofessional team.
" Evaluates processes and progress toward attainment of goals and outcomes.
" Contributes to the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice, evaluates their own practice, and maintains current knowledge and competence.
" Communicates effectively in all areas of practice, collaborates with patient, family and interprofessional team.
" Uses clinical inquiry and integrates best evidence into practice.
" Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to critical care nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
" Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
" Performs other duties as assigned.
At SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Madison, our goal is to serve the community and play an active role in it. For the third consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report recognized SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Madison as one of the best hospitals in Wisconsin. From pediatrics to senior health, we take the time to listen and understand the needs of all our patients. We consistently offer the latest advances in medical services through individualized patient treatment.