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ICU Nurse

Company: CHI St. Vincent Health
Location: Sherwood
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
As our ICU Nurse at CHI St. Vincent North, you'll monitor patients who are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life-threatening disease.
You'll begin each shift by taking report from a nursing teammate before making your rounds. You'll provide continued care and perform procedures as detailed in the care plan. This could mean assisting a physician with a chest tube or central line, providing wound care, ensuring patients MRI or CT, or administering medications.
To thrive in this role, you'll heavily depend on your ability to multitask and react. You'll clinically care for your patients- remaining focused and attentive as you continuously monitor your patients throughout your shift. You also serve as their advocate- supporting their best interests when they cannot. However, it's your sound judgment during an emergency and rapid response are impressive which puts you on the radar for advancement.
About Us:CHI St. Vincent North is a 69 bed non-profit facility providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Sherwood, Arkansas. We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 137 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents.
If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort
  • Anticipates, identifies, and responds to informational and emotional needs of patients and families
  • Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e. Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment setup, maintenance, and use (i.e. IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices) Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms with necessary
  • Initiates emergency support measures (i.e. cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury)
  • Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene)
    Qualifications
    We are offering a $15,000 Sign-On bonus to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements.

    • Diploma in Nursing from an accredited program college, or university
      • 1 year of experience in acute care
        • Active Registered Nurse license in good standing with the Arkansas Board of Nursing or compact state
        • Basic Life Support (BLS)
        • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (Within 12 months of hire)
          While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!

Keywords: CHI St. Vincent Health, Little Rock , ICU Nurse, Healthcare , Sherwood, Arkansas

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