Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Nurse - Burn Unit in LINCOLN, Nebraska

Registered Nurse - Burn Unit

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  1. Utilizes the nursing process to assess and prioritize patient needs.

  2. Formulates, implements and evaluates the patient's plan of care. Adjusts plan of care in consultation with the RN Team Coordinator as appropriate and implements plan.

  3. Uses basic communication skills to provide care to assigned patients/families. Relays pertinent information through appropriate documentation and referral to other health care team members such as medicine, dietary and support staff. Initiates discharge planning working in collaboration with the Case Manager as appropriate.

  4. Initiates appropriate nursing action in crisis or emergency situations.

  5. Carries out physician orders.

  6. Provides continuity of care to meet the patient's changing needs.

  7. Records information on the patient record in accordance with charting guidelines.

Qualifications

Education:

  1. A graduate of an accredited school of nursing (AD, Diploma, Baccalaureate).

Licensure/Certification:

  1. A valid Registered Nurse license is required.

  2. Valid Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required.

  3. Valid Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification required within six months of hire.

  4. Valid Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required within first six months of hire.

Job Nursing - RN

Primary Location NEBRASKA-LINCOLN-ST ELIZABETH

Daily Schedule Day/Night Rotation

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0129320