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Intermountain Healthcare Telecritical Care RN - Full Time in Murray, Utah

Job Description:

The Tele Critical Care RN identifies, coordinates, and evaluates projects and assignments. This position provides clinical expertise, consultation, education and research to their designated area or specialty focus. This position serves as a change agent, accepting and facilitating change. The Tele Critical Care RN works with Tele Critical Care Physicians, transfer center, and patient placement to facilitate the transfer of critical care patients. The RN is proactive and assumes a clinical leadership position.

Assess:

Performs appropriate assessment of physical, social, and psychological status including cognitive, communicative and developmental skills as appropriate.

Seeks and evaluates information acquired from other members of an interdisciplinary team (e.g., patient, family, physician, non-nursing disciplines, support staff).

Assists the Tele Critical Care physician and transfer center in facilitating transfer requests for Critical Care patients to Intensive Care Units.

Receives and coordinates patient bed placement requests for one or more facilities.

Assesses complex patient needs and assigns appropriate bed placement.

Utilizes all necessary technical resources to proactively place patients.

Communicates and coordinates with House Supervisor, staff, departments, and physicians to maximize patient flow. Appropriately handles difficult situations and provides feedback on staff interactions and the overall process.

Implements capacity alert when facility approaches capacity.

Plan:

Uses assessment information and critical thinking skills to collaboratively develop individualized plan of care.

Actively seeks patient, family, team, and physician involvement to develop plan of care including needed education.

Collaboratively plans and prepares patients for further support needs once the current episode of care outcomes are met (e.g., education, referrals, and follow-up).

Implement:

Directs the interdisciplinary care team via delegation, coordination, and collaboration as appropriate.

Provides or delegates care consistent with plan of care, guidelines of care, and professional licensure provisions.

Prioritizes, coordinates, and organizes patient care delivery through effectively managing time, supplies, and resources.

Evaluate:

Evaluates patient response to interventions through review of achievement of goals, clinical outcomes, and patient and family satisfaction.

Revises plan of care as indicated and reassesses changes as appropriate.

Professionalism:

Promotes nursing profession and participates in development of others.

Integrates legal and ethical standards into practice. Complies with regulatory standards, practices within scope of licensure, provides accurate and timely documentation, and understands legal implications of care delivery.

Clinical Leadership:

Provides clinical expertise in the specialty area and is a pathfinder in the identification and development of quality patient care delivery.

Coordinates and implements Clinical Program initiatives and processes and monitors outcomes.

Develops and implements department or specialty care area projects or programs as identified.

Coordinates policy development with corporate-wide initiatives. Ensures and initiates standardization and development of department protocols, policies, and procedures for patient care delivery.

Education:

Acts as a resource, consultant, and mentor to staff and Education Consultant within department or specialty care area.

Performs needs assessment of staff working with specialty patients. Coordinates with Education Consultant to facilitate the development and implementation of in-services related to this patient population.

Research:

Utilizes current research to improve nursing practice and to guide the development of standards for nursing care of specialty patients.

Maintains a global perspective of the changing health care environment, at the unit, hospital, local, and national level.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN). Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.

  • Current RN License in state of practice.

  • BLS certification for healthcare providers.

  • Two years of clinical nursing experience.

  • Leadership and mentoring experience.

  • Basic computer skills.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.

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Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.

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Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.

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Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.

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Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc.).

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May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Location:

Intermountain Medical Center

Work City:

Murray

Work State:

Utah

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver.

To find out more about us, head to our career site here (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/?utm_source=Workday&utm_medium=Redirect&utm_campaign=CareerHome_workday) .

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.

All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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