We've been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means you can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care you need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care—through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital—as well as inpatient rehabilitation (with all private rooms), our ER is a state-authorized level III trauma center and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center. The Registered Nurse-Intensive Care Unit (RN-ICU) provides therapeutic and administrative services necessary for the care of seriously and critically ill patients, in support of HCA ethical principles and values. This includes continuous observation and frequent measurements of relevant indicators of clinical conditions and outcomes. Nurses will provide direct access to patients for major procedures and therapies, including resuscitation. Consistently maintain competencies in hemodynamic monitoring, dysrhythmia recognition, ventilator management, and other evolving techniques as they are developed. Recognize and be cognizant of the impact that a serious illness projects upon a patient and their family. Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating, and documenting all aspects of patient care. Delegates appropriate tasks to unlicensed personnel and provides required supervision. Works closely with all health care providers to facilitate and coordinate efficient, effective, and quality healthcare. Communicates effectively and maintains therapeutic relationships with patients, families, physicians, and staff. Evaluates patient’s signs and symptoms; then records and reports results. Sets priorities and modifies patient care in response to changing conditions by utilizing problem solving skills and exhibiting good judgment. Collaborates with physicians regarding patient progress towards the outcome attainment. Assists physician during treatment/examination of patient and processes orders. Makes appropriate and timely notification to physician on patient condition changes.
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