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RN ICU

Company: CHI Saint Joseph East
Location: Lexington
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
THIS JOB OFFERS AN INCENTIVE:

  • We are offering up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus AND up to $24,000 toward -Student Loan Payback assistance to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements. As our ICU Nurse at CHI Saint Jopseh East, - you'll monitor patients who are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life-threatening disease. - You'll begin each shift by taking report from a nursing teammate before making your rounds. You'll provide continued care and perform procedures as detailed in the care plan. This could mean assisting a physician with a chest tube or central line, providing wound care, ensuring patients - 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- remaining focused and attentive as you continuously monitor your patients throughout your shift. You also serve as their advocate- supporting their best interests when they cannot. However, your sound judgment during an emergency and rapid response are impressive, putting you on the radar for advancement. Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed full-service community hospital located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding counties. At Saint Joseph East ambulatory surgery 24-hour emergency care and women's health services are supported through a vast array of inpatient and outpatient program. Additional specialty services include Heart Care Breast Care Sleep Care and Weight Loss Surgery. CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. 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
    THIS JOB OFFERS AN INCENTIVE: We are offering up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus AND up to $24,000 toward -Student Loan Payback assistance to new hires who meet the following eligibility requirements.
    • Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort
    • Anticipates, identifies, and responds to informational and emotional needs of patients and families
    • Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e., Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients
    • Maintains 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 necessary
    • Initiates 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)
      Qualifications
      Additional requirements for this role include:
      • Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state
      • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
      • Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) required
      • ICU/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 assistanceand more!

Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph East, Lexington , RN ICU, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky

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