Registered Nurse - ICU

  • Watertown, NY
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: NY119-2689256
  • Explains procedures and treatments to patient to gain cooperation, understanding, and allay apprehension.
  • Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques.
  • Prepares equipment and aids Physician during treatment and examination of patient.
  • Maintains awareness of comfort and safety needs of patient.
  • Observes patient, records significant conditions and reactions, and notifies supervisor or Physician of patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
  • Responds to life saving situations based upon nursing standards, policies, procedures, and protocol.
  • Documents nursing history and physical assessment for assigned patients.
  • Initiates a patient education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient, as prescribed by Physician and/or hospital policy including patient and family instruction.
  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of nursing principles
  • Must recognize safety issues to self and others and be able to assess and implement use of lifts or move patients in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to function well in stressful situations and have good, creative, problem-solving skills.
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to prioritize and delegate. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills required. May be required to assume duties as a charge nurse.
  • Coronary care course or successful completion of challenge exam within the orientation period. Basic lethal dysrhythmia within six months of employment.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical Spending Account
  • 401K retirement
  • $7500 Sign-On Bonus
  • $5000 Loan Forgiveness after 1 year (up to 4 years)
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