ICU RNs must provide top end care for patients with life-threatening injuries. Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses must have the ability to make timely and spot on decisions while keeping composed during unforeseen, traumatic events.
Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurses responsibilities consist of:
Evaluating the progress of the patient.
Following the correct process if there are any changes in the patient's condition.
Assisting physicians with medical procedures.
Ensuring all medical devices are functioning correctly while caring for the patient.
Administering needed 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 Intensive Care Unit Nurse within the past two years.
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