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RN Neuro ICU

Company: CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location: Lexington
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
As a Critical Care Nurse at CHI Saint Joseph Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, you'll monitor patients who are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life-threatening disease. - -Each shift begins with a patient report from a nursing teammate before making your rounds. You'll continue to provide whatever care or procedures are required throughout the shift. This could mean assisting a physician with a chest tube or central line, providing wound care, transporting the patient for an MRI or CT, or administering medications. - -To thrive in this role, you'll heavily depend on your ability to multitask and react. You'll clinically care for your patients, remain focused and attentive, and advocate for their best interests. It is your sound judgment during an emergency and rapid response that puts you on the radar for advancement. - - -About Us: CHI Saint Joseph Health is a 433 bed non-profit facility providing quality health care to patients and communities in and around Lexington, KY. We are part of CommonSpirit Health which operates 139 hospitals and more than 1,000 care sites across 21 states, making our services accessible to nearly 1 in 4 U.S. residents. -If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us. -
Responsibilities
Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfortAnticipates, identifies, and responds to informational and emotional needs of patients and familiesGuides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e., Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patientsMaintains knowledge of equipment setup, maintenance, and use (i.e., IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices) Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms with necessaryInitiates emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury)Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene) -We are offering a $10,0000 sign-on bonus in addition to relocation to new hires who meet the eligibility requirements.
Qualifications
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required Active RN license in good standing with the Kentucky Board of NursingBasic Life Support (BLS) Previous Critical Care Experience Preferred -While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, more! -

Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph Health System, Lexington , RN Neuro ICU, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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