Catholic Health Initiatives RN Critical Care Neuro / Trauma in TACOMA, Washington
RN Critical Care Neuro / Trauma
Registered Nurse / Per Diem / Varies - Primarily Days / Critical Care / St Joseph Medical Center / Tacoma WA
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CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
This position is responsible for providing care to the patient who is hemodynamically unstable and requires complex monitoring of multiple systems and/or nursing interventions every one to two hours.
Provides continuous cardiac monitoring, arrhythmia recognition and intervention.
Initiates and titrates multiple, complex cardiac related infusions at higher doses.
Manages intubated/mechanically ventilated patients.
Manages patients with acute neurological/neurosurgical events.
Manages acute trauma patients.
Performs related duties as required.
We 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.
Education & Experience
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.
Previous PCU/ICU experience preferred, or
1-2 years med/surg experience and successful completion of critical care residency program, or
New graduate with completion of senior practicum in a specialty area i.e.: critical care, ED, PACU and successful completion of critical care residency program.
License & Certification
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.
Current Healthcare BLS Certification.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within six months of hire.
CCRN/Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) preferred.
Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.
Primary Location WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER
Daily Schedule Varies / Days
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Every Other
Req ID: 2018-R0171203
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.