DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ICCU NURSE

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ICCU NURSE 


  • Prepare  the unit and admission of the patients to the ICCU.

  • Evaluation and recording of Glasgow Coma Scale,Ventilator charting etc to evaluate the condition of the patient.

  • Cardiac monitoring and assessment of Central Venous Pressure(CVP),Arterial Blood Pressure (ABP),Non-Invasive Blood Pressure (NIBP) and identification of cardiac emergencies to provide nursing care according to priority.

  • Assisting in various procedures as Tracheo-stomy,Endo-Trachial Tube Insertion,Dialisis Cath insertion,Subclavian,Internal Jugular,Femoral Catheter Insertion,Ryle's Tube insertion,Temporary pacemaker insertion etc.

  • Communicating with the patients and their relatives and help to clarify the doubts.

  • Collection of sample,evaluation and reporting of results.

  • Preparation of patients for various investigations like X-ray,ECG,CT,MRI,Ultrasound etc.

  • Prepare the patient for various procedures like CABG,Coronary Angioplasty,Coronary Angiography and PTCA.

  • Cardio pulmonary resuscitation in emergency situation in association with other team members.

  • Care for the patient on Ventilator,BIPAP,and Intra Aortic Balloon Pump(IABP).

  • Administration of prescribed medicines by using the five rights of medicine administration.

  • Supervision of junior nurses and trainees according to hospital policy and rn positions.

  • Maintaining barrier nursing techniques and prevention of cross infection.

  • Assist the patient in discharge process by planning health education, follow-up care etc.

  • Maintain the safety of the patient by maintaining records and reports properly.

  • Participation in in-service training and health promotion activities.




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