Intensive Care Unit RNs must provide top end care for patients with life-threatening medical conditions. Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses must have the ability to make timely and accurate decisions while keeping composed during unforeseen, traumatic events.
ICU Nurses responsibilities include:
Analyzing the progress of the patient.
Taking needed steps if there are any changes in the patient's condition.
Assisting physicians with medical procedures.
Making sure all equipment is functioning correctly while caring for the patient.
Providing necessary medication in a fast moving, highly stressful environment.
Providing emotional support while updating family members of current health status of the patient.
One year of experience as an ICU Registered Nurse within the past two years.
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