Cardiac ICU Nurse
CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, proudly delivers emergency care to patients in southeast Tennessee and northwest Georgia. You have the opportunity to join our team of skilled nurses who successfully apply their vast clinical experience with the latest technology to their intensive care patients.
Working in critical care as an ICU Nurse offers a variety of clinical challenges to nurses who choose this clinical area. Your patients are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life threatening disease. You must be able to multitask; wearing many hats daily including patient advocate, family advisor and, in some cases, even friend. You excel in these roles because you understand that your talent for nursing and compassion for others complement one another.
While the intensive care unit is not as fast-paced as other service lines, can be physically and emotionally exhausting. You are constantly monitoring high acuity patients and need to act quickly should the slightest change occur. You sometimes feel drained, but forget those feelings when your patients show signs of improvement, thanks to you.
CHI Memorial Hospital provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.
We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:
Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care, pet care, senior caregivers, housekeepers & more.
Flexible spending accounts
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Patience and focus to constantly monitor high acuity patients with
Proven ability to think and react quickly in critical or emergency situations
Medication evaluation, administration, and education specific to the patient’s custom care plan
Facilitate education to patients and caregivers concerning condition, treatment plan, and prevention (if appropriate)
Actively participate in decisions affecting your practice environment for excellence in delivering quality care to patients in intensive care
Associate’s Degree (ADN) in Nursing from an accredited nursing college or program
Current Registered Nurse (RN) license active with the Board of Nursing within the state you are practicing or a nursing license with eNLC practice privileges
One year of recent acute care experience
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire
Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
To find new grad positions @ CHI Memorial be sure to search “RN residency”
Related Skills: icu, critical care, intensive care unit, MICU, medical ICU, surgical ICU, SICU, trauma ICU, TICU, NICU, high acuity, invasive surgical care, trauma, organ failure, planning, monitoring, central line, medication management, collaboration, physician relations, compassion, patient education, caregiver education, problem solving, fast pace environment, assessment, neuro, vent facilitation, direct patient care, cardiac arrythmia, arterial line, central line, sheath removal (a/v), automatic internal cardioverter defib (aicd), basic 12-lead ekg, cardiac arrest, abdominal aortic aneurysm, acute myocardial infarction, angina, cardiogenic/hypovolemic shock, chf, heart transplant, pre-/post-ptca, mast suit rotating tourniquet, thrombolytic therapy, defibrillation / cardioversion, ventricular assist device (rvad/lvad), hemodynamic monitoring interpretation, intra-aortic balloon pump (iabp), cardizem, problem solving, neuro, neurology, , heparin, isuprel morphine, pacemakers, pain management, burn patients, iv insertion, iv therapy
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