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RN Residency - ICU

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Job ID: 5339
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 12 Hours
FTE: 0.90
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - ICU for a Full Time,  Variable Residency position.  Hourly compensation starts at $38.83, more depending on experience. 

JOB SUMMARY 

Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team. Management of ventriculostomy, EVD, and ICP. Nursing care of patients with non-traumatic ICH, non-traumatic SAH, seizures. Nursing care of patients post tPA, thrombectomy, aneurysm coiling, carotid artery stenting and intra-cranial stenting. Management of blood pressure abnomalities with parenteral vasoactive agents. Completion of complex neurological assessments/scales.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Current Oregon Registered Nurse license required by date of hire. 
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • Must be a new graduate RN in order to qualify.
  • BSN preferred. 
  • CCRN preferred. 
  • Must function independently with more advanced treatments, procedures and equipment such as stable ventilated patients, central lines, arterial pressure lines, etc. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient's needs. 
  • ACLS must be obtained within six months from date of hire. 
  • TNCC must be obtained within a standard grace period from hire or transfer, as specified in the PeaceHealth Policy Resuscitation Training Completion Requirements, or upon hire.   Following the initial certification, caregivers will receive 4 CEU continuing education credits per year for trauma requirements. 
  • NIHSS within 6 months of hire and recertification every 2 years required 
  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures Basic computer skills 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs. 
  • Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards. 
  • Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence. 
  • Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development. 
  • Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program. Performs other duties as assigned. 

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time 
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 50 lbs. or less. 
  • Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments; reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. 
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration or attention to detail (34-65% of work time). 
  • Job duties may require use of additional PPE such as eye shield, respirator and mask.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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