Registered Nurse - Neuroscience ICU
Portland, OR 97239
The Neuroscience RN provides compassionate, evidence-based, and efficient care to individuals, families, communities and patient populations. The RN’ s care delivery is consistent with the Oregon Nurse Practice Act, the ANA Scope and Standards of Practice, and the ANA Code of Ethics. The RN demonstrates the professional role obligations of scientist, leader, practitioner, and knowledge transferor. Professional accountability enriches the RN’ s engagement as a leader in promoting an inter-professional culture of collaborative decision-making, innovation, life-long learning, and teamwork.
The NSICU RN provides care to adolescent through geriatric patients ranging from 16-100+ who have a variety of diagnoses which require medical or surgical interventions and recovery for Neurosurgical, Neurological, Stroke, Otolaryngology, and Oral Maxillo- Facial conditions. This population may include, but is not limited to:
Involves all aspects of pre and post neurosurgery care involving frequent neuro assessment, safety checks, and pain management. Craniotomies – for intracranial hemorrhages, brain tumors, shunts, aneurysms, neuralgias, and traumatic brain injuries. Spine surgeries – for disc herniation, fractures, tumor removal, and congenital disorders. Transsphenoidal resection of pituitary tumors – care involves management of lumbar drains, frequent labs, close monitoring of specialized assessments.
Care for patients with encephalopathies, multiple sclerosis, Guillian-barre syndrome, myasthenia gravis, auto-immune diseases, seizure disorders including epilepsy monitoring with ictal SPECT injection and foramen ovale placement, and neurological disorders of unknown etiologies.
• Stroke Certified acute care- includes frequent observation and neuro assessment, potentially unstable and at high risk for complications
• Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery
Includes new tracheotomies and total laryngectomies, tissue transfers (free flap or rotational flap), thyroidectomy, parathyroidectomy, and resection of head and neck carcinomas. Involves all aspects of pre and post-operative care including specialized and frequent airway management, artificial airways, respiratory, flap, drain assessments, safety checks, and pain management.
**Eligibility to work in the US without sponsorship**
2 years Neuro ICU experience
Working with EVDs/Ventriculostomies
BLS issued by AHA
Experience with neuro-critical care patients, EVD management
Night Shift, 1900-0730
$44-46.38/hr plus $100 sign on bonus and extension bonuses
Who is Abbott & Associates Professional Placement?
We are a family-owned and operated staffing agency working in the Oregon and SW Washington market since 2002. We are a Woman Business Enterprise and Emerging Small Business certified company, also accredited by the Better Business Bureau.
Abbott & Associates has recently been recognized as a Finalist for the Excellence in Family Business awards by the Austin Family Business program at Oregon State University.
Why you should work with us:
Work with a small, locally-owned staffing agency that takes a personally tailored approach to every match they make. Helping people is our greatest passion and what drives us every day. With Abbott & Associates, you won't just feel like a number, you will feel like family!
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