• Help

    Duties

    Summary

    The VA Maryland Health Care System (VAMHCS) is a Level I tertiary multi campus teaching facility affiliated with the University of Maryland, School of Medicine and over 100 educational institutions. The VAMHCS consists of the acute care Baltimore facility; the multi building Perry Point campus with acute medicine, mental health and long term care; the Loch Raven campus with long term care; and six urban and rural outpatient clinics.

    Learn more about this agency

    Responsibilities

    The MICU/CICU Staff RN provides comprehensive nursing care to patients assigned to the ICU where conditions and treatment are critical in nature. He/she is proficient in his/her understanding of pathophysiological processes commonly treated in the critical care arena as well as the expected treatments and outcomes. He/she maintains skillful competency of the assessment and functionality of body and organ systems. He/she demonstrates the ability to anticipate patient's clinical responses to therapies, while aptly augmenting plans of care within a multidisciplinary team environment when necessary. His/her skill level supports high-quality care provided to complex and wide-ranging disease processes. He/she identifies changes in patient conditions and acts quickly and appropriately. He/she demonstrates the ability to identify issues, analyze them, and develop and implement interventions. He/she collaborates with colleagues and physicians to identify the most appropriate and ethical methodologies required to achieve the best clinical outcomes. The ICU RN adheres to professional standards of practices and regulations and looks for opportunities to improve practice. He/she seeks opportunities to enhance skill levels through internal and external training opportunities.

    Work Schedule: 12 hour shifts
    Functional Statement# Nurse 000000
    Telework Eligibility: No

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/535557700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.