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Cardiovascular Stepdown RN

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

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 Working in Cardiac as an ICU Stepdown nurse offers a variety of clinical challenges to nurses who choose this clinical area. Your patients are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life threatening disease. You must be able to multitask; wearing many hats daily including patient advocate, family advisor and, in some cases, even friend. You excel in these roles because you understand that your talent for nursing and compassion for others complement one another. While the intensive care unit is not as fast-paced as other service lines, can be physically and emotionally exhausting. You are constantly monitoring high acuity patients and need to act quickly should the slightest change occur. You sometimes feel drained, but forget those feelings when your patients show signs of improvement, thanks to you. - - Responsibilities

  • Patience and focus to constantly monitor high acuity patients -
  • Proven ability to think and react quickly in critical or emergency situations
  • Medication evaluation, administration, and education specific to the patient's custom care plan
  • Facilitate education to patients and caregivers concerning condition, treatment plan, and prevention (if appropriate) -
  • Actively participate in decisions affecting your practice environment for excellence in delivering quality care to patients in intensive care -
    Qualifications
    We are offering a $15,000 Sign on Bonus to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
    • Associate's Degree (ADN) in Nursing from an accredited nursing college or program
    • Active Registered Nurse Licensure in Arkansas or eNLC licensure with multistate privileges in good standing with the Arkansas Board of Nursing
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) -
      • 2 years of experience in acute care or in Critical Care nursing

Keywords: CHI St Vincent Health, Little Rock , Cardiovascular Stepdown RN, Other , Little Rock, Arkansas

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