The Adult Critical Care Units consist of 80 beds located in the Trauma ICU, the Medical ICU, the Cardiovascular ICU and the NeuroScience ICU. Each of the ICUs cares for the critically ill adult patient twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. As one of only two Level I Trauma Centers in Oregon, the nurses of the Trauma & Surgical Intensive Care Unit (TSICU) provide exceptional care to traumatically injured patients in Oregon, Southwest Washington and Northern California. The unit also cares for Emergency General Surgery patients, as well as patients from Specialty Surgery Services such as Liver Transplant, EGS, ENT, OB/GYN, Plastics, and Ortho. The unit has a reputation for excellent teamwork and collaboration. The nurses and physicians along with other key members of the health care team work together to ensure patients receive progressive, evidence-based treatment.
The Intensive Care Unit technician (ICU Tech) position is part of the healthcare team in the Adult Critical Care Cluster. The ICU tech performs tasks of direct and indirect patient care under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and as directed by the department nurse manager. The ICU tech will provide assistance in the maintenance of supplies pertaining to the ICU, and will assist with quality assurance activities for the ICU. This individual has the ability to communicate data reflective of the patients status and delegated tasks to the RN or LIP in charge of patient care. The ICU tech assists the patient, patients families, visitors, nursing staff, and other support staff to assure the delivery of quality care in a safe and comfortable environment. ICU Techs contribute to the success of the department and support of team members.
High school diploma or equivalent
BLS certification upon hire, issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) or Military Training Network branch of AHA
One year recent experience (within the past 5 years) providing patient care, in an ICU or similar setting
One year of OHSU Lift Team experience in the ICU setting will qualify as patient care
12-lead EKG placement through EKG department within 6 months of hire
CBG QC compliance through POC department within 6 months of hire
Rehab training through OHSU PT department within 6 months of hire
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
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