Critical Care Registered Nurse

Job Locations US-NV-Reno
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/11/2017 5:35 PM)
Job ID
Medical - CNAs
Overseas Travel Required
Security Level
Background Investigation


Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is currently recruiting multiple Critical Care Registered Nurses (CCRN) to support the VA Healthcare System (HCS) in Reno, NV. Coverage is includes weekdays, weekends, and holidays. Available departments include ER, PACU, Endoscopy, and OR. Shifts include:

  • Day shift: 0730-1600
  • Evening shift: 1530-0000
  • Night shift: 2330-0800
  • 12-hour day shift: 0730-2000
  • 12-hour night shift: 1930-0800

*Note: Multiple positions are available. The majority of the available positions are longer term (1 year+) with full-time or near-full-time hours. Competitive packages with full benefits are available. Please complete the ENTIRE application to ensure you are considered for a role!*


Ansible Government Solutions, LLC (Ansible) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing Federal customers with solutions in many arenas. Our customers face wide-ranging challenges in the fields of national security, health care, and information technology. To address these challenges, we employ intelligent and committed staff who take care of our customers’ success as if it is their own.


  • Performs critical care nursing to ICU, OR/Endo/PACU patients
  • Performs scrub and circulating duties in the Cardiovascular Lab and the Operating Room.
  • Assists with the GI Lab procedures and demonstrates competency in monitoring patients undergoing conscious sedation
  • Obtains patient history and pertinent family history
  • Assesses patient and plan appropriate nursing care
  • Documents plan of care and care given in patient’s medical record
  • Verifies transcription of physician’s orders, no verbal orders are to be accepted
  • Carries out prescribed physician’s orders and documents inpatient medical record
  • Communicates pertinent patient data to charge nurse and/or physician as appropriate
  • Reassesses patient’s condition and revises plans of care based on identified nursing problems
  • Administeres medications and IV therapies
  • Possesses knowledge of actions and usual dosages of most commonly used emergency drugs and their location on crash cart
  • Assesses and documents patient response to medication that have been administered
  • Able to interpret cardiac rhythms and their implications
  • Reorganizes and initiates appropriate measures in emergencies/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished
  • Instructs patient/family regarding prescribed medications/therapies and surgical/diagnostic procedures that must be accomplished
  • Assesses patient/family knowledge level, implements plan of instructions, and records patient/family demonstrated level of understanding
  • Operates defibrillator, EKG machines, and cardiac monitor and other emergency technical equipment
  • Cares for patients with Swan-Ganz catheters, arterial lines and mechanical ventilators
  • Participates in discharge planning, as appropriate
  • Able to initiate lifesaving measures in the absence of physicians
  • Assures content and correctness of a prepared report and signs the document to validate its content
  • Maintains neat, personal appearance and maintains professional decorum
  • Consistently applies VA customer service standards, demonstrating helpful, courteous, and respectful conduct at all times
  • Respects patient’s rights, including but not limited to visual and auditory privacy
  • May accept a verbal order in compliance with the facility policy
  • Intake and output is assessed every shift, and more frequently if indicated by specific standard nursing drug care
  • Reviews all laboratory data and electronic medical records
  • Maintains the ability to titrate medications
  • Responsible for feeding tubes which are aspirated for gastric residual prior to every intermittent feed and every 4 hours for continuous tube feedings
  • Must perform urinary catheter care by using soap and water cleaning technique every twelve hours or as required
  • Ensures that medication orders from the previous shift have been noted and either carried out or transcribed onto the medical records appropriately


  • Graduation from an accredited Bachelor of Science in Nursing program
  • RN licensure in Nevada or any other U.S. state or territory
  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in an applicable RN role in an acute care facility
  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Current American Heart Association Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Cardiac Dysrhythmia certification (telemetry)
  • CCRN certification is preferred
  • BECN certification is preferred if working in the ER

EEO Statement

Ansible Government Solutions, LLC is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment to all employees and applicants for employment. Ansible will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment based on a person’s race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, medical/physical status or disability, or military status.


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