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ICU Stepdown Nurse

Company: CHI St. Vincent Health
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
We are offering a sign on bonus up to $15,000 based on experience (30 day payout). We also offer relocation assistance. - -CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. 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. -Progressive care 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. The PCU nurse is sometimes also called a stepdown nurse.A progressive care 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. -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 Insurance--- Flexible spending accounts--- Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft --- Adoption Assistance--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family--- Paid Time Off (PTO) --- Tuition Assistance for career growth and development--- Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs--- Wellness Programs
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
Qualifications
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

Keywords: CHI St. Vincent Health, Little Rock , ICU Stepdown Nurse, Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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