RN Intensive Care Unit

Requisition ID
2020-132737
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Cardiac ICU
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
7a-7p
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location
KY-LEXINGTON

Overview

CHI Saint Joseph Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is a 433-bed acute care hospital with national recognition for treatment in the areas of cardiology, orthopedics and stroke. 

 

Working in critical care as an ICU 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. Our nurses wear many hats daily from patient advocate to family advisor and, in some cases, even friend. We understand that.

Patient compassion and innovate healthcare solutions position CHI Saint Joseph Health to maintain our reputation as a nationally recognized, medical pioneer

Responsibilities

Expectations

  • Patience and focus to constantly monitor high acuity patients with
  • 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

 

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Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree (ADN) in Nursing from an accredited nursing college or program
  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license cleared by the Kentucky Board of Nursing or with eNLC multi-state practice privilege
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required to obtain within 90 days post hire

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • 2 years of experience in acute care or in Critical Care nursing

 

 

 

 

related skills: icu, critical care, intensive care unit, high acuity, invasive surgical care, trauma, organ failure, planning, monitoring, central line, medication management, collaboration, physician relations, compassion, patient education, caregiver education, problem solving, fast pace environment, assessment, neuro, vent facilitation, direct patient care, cardiac arrythmia, artrial line, central line, sheath removal (a/v), automatic internal cardioverter defib (aicd), basic 12-lead ekg, cardiac arrest, abdominal aortic aneurysm,  acute myocardial infarction, angina, cardiogenic/hypovolemic shock, chf, heart transplant, pre-/post-ptca, mast suit rotating tourniquet, thrombolytic therapy, defibrillation / cardioversion, ventricular assist device (rvad/lvad), hemodynamic monitoring interpretation, intra-aortic balloon pump (iabp), cardizem, heparin, isuprel morphine, pacemakers, pain management, burn patients, iv insertion, iv therapy

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