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IMC at San Martin is a 28-bed unit that specializes in a level of care called intermediate care, we are the stepping stone for the individuals between those ready to leave the intensive care unit but not ready to go to the floor and those too sick for the floor but not sick enough to go to intensive care. We see a variety of patients: cardiac patients of all types, chest pain, myocardial infarctions, post cabg, renal patients, post-surgical patients. All of the staff on the intermediate care unit are specially trained to take care of the critical patient. Safe Patient Handling Equipment located on each unit or available to each to unit to assist staff to safely and appropriately mobilize patients including repositioning in bed, ambulating, lateral transferring or transferring to chair/commode.
The registered nurse employs critical thinking to integrate objective data with knowledge gained from an assessment of the subjective experiences of patients. Registered nurses use this critical thinking process to apply the best available evidence and research data to the processes of diagnosis and treatment. Nurses continually evaluate quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and seek to optimize outcomes. Medical/clinical knowledge, technical and clinical skills, clinical judgment, interpersonal skills and communication as indicated in the current Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals are essential components of nursing practice. All registered nurses practice within the scopes and standards of practice set forth by the American Nurses Association. Additional Professional Organizations may be referenced when appropriate to guide practice and standards within the work place.
This position is represented by CNA and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
One (1) year experience as an RN in an acute intermediate care setting; or as an RN in an acute care setting and successful completion of applicable clinical and didactic SRDH specialty training course(s).
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Registered Nurse license from the State of NV Nursing Board.
CT CPRBLS - Basic Life Support - AHA
CT CPRACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support – AHA
One (1) year experience as an RN in intermediate care.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Certification in Specialty Area.
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