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Registered Nurse (RN), ICU/TCU - Weekend 7A

Company: CHI Flaget Memorial Hospital
Location: Bardstown
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

*Overview*\nAs a Critical Care Nurse at CHI Flaget Memorial Hospital 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. This unit will cross train ICU/TCU level of care. \n \nEach 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. \n \nTo 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. \n \nFlaget Memorial Hospital is a 52-bed facility located in Bardstown Kentucky. We provide care for patients from Nelson Hardin Marion Washington Spencer Bullitt and LaRue counties. Founded in 1951 by the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth Flaget Memorial Hospital is nationally recognized for orthopedic care surgical care and inpatient satisfaction. We offer a complete array of services including cancer care heart care outpatient rehabilitation skilled nursing weight loss surgery pain management general surgery obstetrics and gynecology maternity care and sports medicine. The cancer center is proud to be able to provide full support and cancer care to patients through its medical and radiation oncology programs. 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.\n\n*Responsibilities*\n*Responsibilities: *\n\n* Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort\n* Anticipates, identifies, and responds to informational and emotional needs of patients and families\n* Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e., Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients\n* 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\n* Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury)\n* Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene)\n\n*Qualifications*\nWe are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.\n\nAdditional requirements for this role include:\n\n\n* Current Registered Nurse (RN) license that allows you to practice in our state\n* Graduate of an accredited nursing program\n* Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred\n* Basic Life Support (BLS) required\nWhile 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 and more!\n#flagetcritical\n\n*Pay Range*\n$26.44 - $38.34 /hour

Keywords: CHI Flaget Memorial Hospital, Louisville , Registered Nurse (RN), ICU/TCU - Weekend 7A, Healthcare , Bardstown, Kentucky

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