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Registered Nurse – RN – Neuro ICU RNMedical City of Fort WorthDay shiftAbout Medical City of Ft. WorthMedical City of Fort Worth is a 320-bed facility offering comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, kidney transplant surgery, and emergency care. Plaza serves as a tertiary referral center for Tarrant County and other counties within a 90-mile radius.• Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI• Accredited AMI Program• Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center• Cardiovascular Center of Excellence • Magnet Re-designation December 2015Medical City of Ft. Worth's Neuroscience Center offers advanced medical facilities and technology for diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions, including stroke, brain hemorrhages, spinal disorders, brain tumors, epilepsy, sleep disorders. Treatments include both surgical and non-surgical options. Cutting-Edge Technology•Their Neuroscience Center features the award-winning Stryker Trevo ProVue Stentriever lifesaving technology used to target and surgically remove blood clots from the brain. The Stryker device earned the Galien Foundation’s award for Best Medical Technology for this first-of-its-kind device to help stroke victims.•Medical City of Ft. Worth was the first hospital in Tarrant County to treat a patient suffering from a hemorrhagic stroke using the Apollo™ System. It allows a neurosurgeon to remove blood from deep in the brain quickly in a minimally invasive procedure. The procedure offers improved outcomes for patients who previously had limited or no treatment options. Many otherwise have a poor prognosis for recovery.RN Job ResponsibilitiesThe Critical Care Unit RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:• Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.• Carries out physician orders.• Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors vital signs.• Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.• Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.• Instructs and educates patients and families.• Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.• Provides age and culturally appropriate care.• Orients and mentors new staff members.• Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Minimum Position Requirements:• Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing; BSN preferred.• Current licensure as an RN required• Current BLS and ACLS certifications required• Prefer a minimum of 1 year Acute Care RN experience

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