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Progressive Care Nurse

Company: Catholic Health Initiatives
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

**Progressive Care Nurse**



Little Rock, Arkansas



CHI St Vincent Health



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**Partnering for a stronger, healthier world.**



At CommonSpirit Health, we believe in the healing power of humanity. We invite you to explore our specialty areas and pursue a career in humankindness.



+ Employment Type: Full Time



+ Department: Progressive Care Unit



+ Hours/Pay Period: 72



**Requisition ID** 2022-267321 **Employment Type** Full Time **Hours/Pay Period** 72 **Shift** Day **Weekly Schedule** 7am - 7pm **Remote** No **Category** Staff Nurse



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**Job Details**



**Overview**



CHI St. Vincent a regional health network serving Arkansas is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4500 coworkers 1000 medical staff and 500 volunteers we consistently receive praise for care advancements. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs are two of just over 400 Magnet hospitals nationwide and two of just four in Arkansas. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Arkansas's first hospital to achieve Magnet status earned its first re-designation as a Magnet hospital for its continued commitment to nursing excellence on May 24 2018 and employs the highest standards of quality and ensures that patient care and safety are the top priority. Studies show that Magnet hospitals have better overall patient outcomes than non-Magnet hospitals.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employee well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care pet care senior caregivers housekeepers & more.Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft Adoption AssistanceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness Programs



ICU Stepdown nurses are skilled in assessing and treating acutely ill patients. They provide care to patients who do not require treatment in the critical care areas, but whose conditions need constant observation and monitoring.



A stepdown nurse involves the care of patients who require close monitoring and frequent assessments. You will be responsible for delivering the highest quality of patient care according to specific orders of each patient's individual physicians. This will involve utilizing your knowledge and skill set to educate patients and their families.



**Responsibilities**



Management of high-flow nasal cannula and bi-paps



Monitoring and titrating of inotropic agents



Monitoring and titrating of antiarrhythmic medications



Care of patients on a specific prone positioning schedule



Administering patient's medications and providing treatments



Collaboration with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients



Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment of care for patients and their families



Optional competency offered: Chemotherapy Certification



**Qualifications**



We are offering a **$15,000 Sign on Bonus** to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements:



We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurses with excellent clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.



--- Current RN license that allows you to practice in our state



--- Graduate of an accredited nursing program



--- Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred



--- Basic Life Support (BLS) required



--- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required



--- Specialty certification (ex: PCCN) preferred



--- Additional certification or licensure may be required for specialty areas



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!



**Nursing excellence**



**starts with you.**



Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:



We will **be stronger together,** achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.



We will **let humankindness guide us** as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.



We will **advance the science and art of nursing** as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!



"Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit."



- Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer



**Your Possible Career Path**



This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.



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**Equal Opportunity**



CommonSpirit Health--- is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to



a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for



employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender



identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,



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CommonSpirit Health--- will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).



External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.



If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).



CommonSpirit Health--- participates in E-Verify.

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