Advanced ICU Care Tele ICU RN - St. Louis - Full time in St. Louis, Missouri
Advanced ICU Care (https://advancedicucare.com/), a rapidly-growing telemedicine company, is actively seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team as a Tele-ICU Registered Nurse (RN). This position demonstrates leadership through the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of critical care patients in the Advanced ICU Care Operations Center. Nursing care is provided to the patient through remote monitoring with the goal of early detection of warning signs of clinical deterioration. The tele-ICU RN will be a member of a collaborative team responsible for providing telemedicine to a diverse population of critically ill adults across multiple ICUs at various hospitals. This individual will work from our office in St. Louis, MO.
Advanced ICU Care® is the nation’s leading provider of high acuity telemedicine services, contracted to provide care to more than 100 hospitals in 26 states on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis. We are an organization that rewards creativity, collaboration, innovation and results. For more information, visit http://www.advancedicucare.com/.
Collects and analyzes patient and family data for the purpose of assessment, diagnosis and management.
Efficiently assembles a focused assessment of physiological, psychological and medical record data.
Uses critical thinking skills in diagnosing clinical problems and in defining interventions.
Re-evaluates prior diagnoses and care plans at appropriate intervals in accordance with expected patient outcomes.
Prioritize clinical problems accurately and in a timely manner.
Uses VISICU’s clinical decision support tool, The Source, in determining evidence-based practices for clinical problems.
Responds to routine, urgent and emergent patient problems appropriately by demonstrating effective decision-making. Provides follow-up to ensure problem resolution.
Advocates for patient and family needs and wishes with regard to health care.
Formulates and articulates succinct and comprehensive assessments of real or potential problems to the Advanced ICU Care Intensivist.
Solves clinical patient problems independently and in a timely manner; communicates unresolved problems to the Intensivist and takes over monitoring the Intensivists caseload until the situation is resolved.
Effectively communicates with members of the Advanced ICU Care Operations Center Team and bedside ICU interdisciplinary team in a collegial manner to provide safe and error-free care.
Complies with best practices and other care directives of the monitored ICUs in response to Performance Improvement Initiatives.
Prevents clinical problems from occurring by:
Direct observation via videoconferencing
Proactive surveillance of adverse physiological trends
Assurance of appropriately ordered prophylactic strategies
Medical chart review
Appropriate reaction to alarms
Updates ICU knowledge of pathophysiology, pharmacology, hemodynamics, bedside technology and nursing care.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Reports clinical, administrative or technical problems that result in medical errors, unsafe care or suboptimal communication.
Learns basic and advanced features of eCareManager clinical information software to enhance efficiency in assessment and documentation.
Learns and updates word-processing, e-mail and web-based skills to enhance communication and educational growth.
- Maintain confidentiality and privacy with regard to patient, team member and organizational issues.
♦ Customer Service
Provides exceptional customer service to all ICU staff.
Provides courteous, enthusiastic phone communication to care givers at monitored ICUs.
♦ Current RN state license.
♦ A minimum of two years as a staff nurse in critical care, five years preferred.
♦ Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.
♦ Current ACLS and BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card.
♦ CCRN preferred or willingness to obtain within six months of employment.
♦ Proficiency with Windows-based computer skills and operations.
♦ Evidence of collaborative practice with physicians.
♦ Evidence of effective communication skills.
Advanced ICU Care fuses a friendly and collegial work environment with high performance standards. Our compensation plans include competitive pay, shift differential and competitive benefit programs.
Advanced ICU Care provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
External Company URL: http://www.icumedicine.com