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Qualifications

  • Work authorization (Required)

Benefits

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full Job Description

  • Patient Assessment and Monitoring:
  • Conduct thorough initial assessments of critically ill patients, including vital signs, neurological status, respiratory status, and cardiac function.
  • Continuously monitor and reassess patients’ condition, including vital signs, laboratory values, and response to treatment.
  • Utilize advanced monitoring equipment such as cardiac monitors, ventilators, and invasive hemodynamic monitoring devices.
  • Treatment Planning and Implementation:
  • Develop and implement individualized care plans based on patients’ diagnoses, medical history, and current condition.
  • Administer medications, fluids, and blood products as prescribed, ensuring accurate dosage, administration route, and patient response.
  • Perform advanced procedures such as airway management, central line placement, and chest tube insertion when necessary.
  • Coordinate interdisciplinary care with physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other healthcare team members.
  • Ventilator Management:
  • Monitor and adjust mechanical ventilator settings to optimize oxygenation and ventilation for patients with respiratory failure.
  • Perform regular assessments of ventilator function, lung mechanics, and oxygenation status.
  • Address complications related to mechanical ventilation, such as ventilator-associated pneumonia, barotrauma, and ventilator dyssynchrony.
  • Hemodynamic Support:
  • Administer vasoactive medications to support hemodynamic stability in patients with shock or hemodynamic compromise.
  • Interpret hemodynamic monitoring data to guide fluid resuscitation and vasopressor therapy.
  • Manage complications associated with invasive hemodynamic monitoring devices, such as arterial catheters and pulmonary artery catheters.
  • Critical Care Procedures:
  • Perform bedside procedures including arterial puncture, and central lines.
  • Patient and Family Education:
  • Educate patients and their families about their diagnosis, treatment plan, and prognosis in a clear and compassionate manner.
  • Provide guidance on medication management, lifestyle modifications, and follow-up care after discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU).
  • Address concerns and questions from patients and families, fostering open communication and shared decision-making.
  • Documentation and Communication:
  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation of patient assessments, interventions, and responses to treatment in the electronic medical record.
  • Communicate effectively with members of the healthcare team during shift handoffs, interdisciplinary rounds, and patient care conferences.
  • Collaborate with case managers, social workers, and other support staff to facilitate safe transitions of care for critically ill patients.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $50.00 – $60.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Healthcare setting:

  • ICU

Medical specialties:

  • Critical & Intensive Care

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Relocate:

  • Troy, MI 48085: Relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person

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