Cardiothoracic RN

Requisition ID
2021-151802
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Cardiac ICU
Hours / Pay Period
80
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varied
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location
TN-CHATTANOOGA

Overview

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.

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

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree (ADN) in Nursing from an accredited nursing college or program
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license active with the Board of Nursing within the state you are practicing or a nursing license with eNLC practice privileges
  • One year of recent acute care experience
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

 

 

 

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related skills: icu, critical care, intensive care unit, MICU, medical ICU, surgical ICU, SICU, trauma ICU, TICU, NICU, 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, arterial 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, problem solving, neuro, neurology, , heparin, isuprel morphine, pacemakers, pain management, burn patients, iv insertion, iv therapy

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