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ICU Stepdown Nurse

Company: Chi St Vincent Health
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 Additional responsibilities for this nursing role include: --- 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 Whether you are an experienced RN 'who's seen it all' or a nurse working toward that, we invite you to join CHI St Vincent today and experience nursing with us!-- CHI St Vincent is a level-two trauma center, and Magnet accredited. Apply now for this winning team!--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 Pay Range $28.19 - $39.05 /hour

Keywords: Chi St Vincent Health, Little Rock , ICU Stepdown Nurse, Healthcare , Little Rock, Arkansas

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