Tenet Healthcare REGISTERED NURSE-ICU- PER DIEM DAYS in Hialeah, Florida

Position Summary:

Delivers advanced professionaland technical nursing care to adult and geriatric patients with real orpotential life threatening illnesses, in support of and in collaboration withcare directed by the medical staff.Nursing care delivered complies with the objectives and policies ofthe hospital. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provideage/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards. Performs nursing techniques for the comfortand well-being of the patient. Participates in performance improvement tomaintain provision of quality care. Prepares equipment and assists physicianduring treatments and examinations of patients. Assists in planning, supervising, andinstructing secretaries, and Nursing Assistants thereby providing care to anumber of patients. Incorporates critical thinking skills into patient care.Makes comprehensive nursing decisions based on the interpretation of factsand evaluations of patient outcome; modifies the plan of care based upon theevaluations. Demonstrates a professional, supportive attitude. Providesexcellent customer service. Position requires considerable walking, standing,moderate lifting, exposure to patient elements and handling of emergenciesand critical patient incidents. May be needed to work beyond the regular tourof duty or in another patient care unit as assigned by department head or nursingsupervisor.

Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

• Strong critical thinkingskills & ability to work in a stressful fast paced environment

• Ability to respond quickly and accurately to changes in patientcondition.

• Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with others

• A year experience in nursing particularly Telemetry preferred

• Clinical competence

• Basic computer knowledge

• Successful completion of Critical Course preferred

• Graduate from an approved nursing educational program as defined by theNational Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)


•Current Florida Registered Nurse Licensure

• Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification from the AmericanHeart Association

• Current Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification from the American HeartAssociation

• Basic arrhythmia skill required prior to start in the unit, or criticalcare experience


Ability to effectively communicate inwriting and orally with all levels of the organization

Job: Nursing

Organization: Palmetto General Hospital


Location: FL-Hialeah

Requisition ID: 1805047148