Job: RN Residency ICU Full time Nights - St Joseph Medical Center

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Job Description

RN Residency ICU Full time Nights - St Joseph Medical Center

Schedule

-Full-time
Job-Critical Care/ICU
Daily Schedule-7p-730a
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period-72
Weekends Required -Every Other
Primary Location-WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits.  We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing care to the patient who is hemodynamically unstable and requires complex monitoring of multiple systems and/or nursing interventions every one to two hours.

Work is performed under standards of safety and care that provide instruction/guidance for taking care of issues and patient needs in the absence of a physician.  Requires the use of judgment and critical thinking skills in making decisions regarding patient care (within the scope of practice), including knowledge and integration of available standards, resources and data, and in the efficient utilization of staff/resources.  Work involves continuous contact with physicians, patients, patient families, community agencies, patient care staff and management.  An incumbent is accountable for the quality of care provided to patients, and has the authority to direct care, provide education, seek resources at the unit/department level, and delegate appropriate tasks.

 

Essential Duties

Provides continuous cardiac monitoring, arrhythmia recognition and intervention.

Initiates and titrates multiple, complex cardiac related infusions at higher doses.

Manages intubated/mechanically ventilated patients.  

Manages patients with acute neurological/neurosurgical events.

Manages acute trauma patients.

Additional Responsibilities

Adheres to and exhibits our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence. 


Education/Experience

Previous PCU/ICU experience preferred, or

1-2 years med/surg experience and successful completion of critical care residency program, or

New graduate with completion of senior practicum in a specialty area i.e.: critical care, ED, PACU and successful completion of critical care residency program.

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. 

Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.

License/Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within six months of hire.

CCRN/Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) preferred.

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current Healthcare BLS Certification.

  

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.  

Requisition Title

-2017-R0125474
CHI-Franciscan St. Joseph Medical Center