Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) RN Jobs in New York
Horizon Healthcare Staffing has many Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) Registered Nurse jobs in New York. MICU RNs provide acute care to critically ill medical patients. The multidisciplinary staff is highly collaborative and supportive, working together to achieve the best patient outcomes possible. The care is directed by pulmonary intensive professionals who specialize in critical care medicine. MICU Registered Nurses treat patients who are severely ill, and require intensive round-the-clock care from highly trained doctors and nurses.
MICU nurses are responsible for maintaining and monitoring a patient’s progress. Medical Intensive Care Unit RN jobs in New York are positions that involve multiple disciplines. In general, MICU RNs are responsible for doing a full head to toe assessment, printing off EKG strips for analysis, assessing patient pain levels, and perform treatments such as suctioning and re-positioning. Other responsibilities include administering medication and titration, communication with patients regarding their status, delivering nursing practices according to the evidence-based research, and collaborate with colleagues on patient care. MICU RNs are responsible for the optimal patient satisfaction and care experience.
The most common setting for a MICU nurse is the hospital. Every hospital has different policies and procedures when it comes to their Medical Intensive Care Unit. When looking into switching hospitals or acute care employers, it’s important to get understand these differences.
Working in any intensive care unit can be daunting to most people. MICU RN jobs in New York are held by empathetic individuals that want to make a different in the care for patients. Critical care nurses tend to work long hours and deal with life or death situations. These situations involve working with patients of all ages who are critically ill.
In general, MICU nurses are required to have an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution. New York is one of the states that might require nurses to achieve their Bachelor’s degree in nursing in order to work at a hospital. Most hospitals and employers require Registered Nurses to have 1 to 2 years of experience in an acute care setting or long term care setting prior to taking a job in critical care. A nurse’s clinicals might involve a round in the MICU, which will give you some experience as a new grad looking for a job. It’s important to have good character traits. Nurses looking to work in the MICU should be empathetic, have strong interpersonal communication skills, and have great critical thinking abilities. Having information retrieval and medical software experience will help make your time in the MICU easier. Technical skills is a must. You must be able to operate traction equipment, vascular catheters, and various imaging systems like ultrasound.
Do you think you have what it takes to be a MICU RN? Horizon Healthcare Staffing provides MICU Registered Nurse jobs in the five boroughs of New York and Long Island. If you are interested in working in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Staten Island, Long Island, or upstate New York, please apply. Below is a list of the typical locations that we recruit for. The job may not be open at the current time, but will be in the future. We are looking to build a pipeline for when new jobs come in through our clients. Once you apply, one of our recruiters will contact you if they think you are fit for the position.
MICU RN Job in Queens
MICU RN Job in the Bronx
Brooklyn Medical Intensive Care Unit Registered Nurse Job
Manhattan MICU Registered Nurse Job