Staff RN Weekend Option (Nights) - ICU - Saint John Hospital in Leavenworth, KS at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 4/23/2021

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Job Description

Overview As the first private hospital in Kansas, Saint John Hospital has an unparalleled tradition of life-saving medical care for families just like yours. Saint John is a local, full service hospital located in Leavenworth, Kan. Saint John and our sister hospital, Providence Medical Center in nearby Kansas City, Kan., are earning the highest awards in health care quality and safety.

 

When you're critically ill and need a high level of care, the Saint John Intensive Care Unit can provide 24-hour attention.

 

Our ICU contains six beds with high-tech monitoring equipment linked to a new nursing station. Our nurses, who have special training in caring for critical patients, can monitor you closely for any changes in your condition. They work closely with physicians and ancillary staff to diagnose and treat many types of illness.

Responsibilities We are searching for a dedicated Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Nurse to deliver vital care to seriously ill or injured patients in our ICU department. As a specialized nurse, you will be highly trained to treat patients who have suffered strokes, heart attacks, or undergone invasive surgery.

You will perform a range of tasks including performing diagnostic tests, conducting follow-up visits, monitoring patient recovery, and responding to medical emergencies. In addition to having a highly-analytical mindset, our ideal candidate will also possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities:
  • Evaluate and monitor the patient’s progress.
  • Identify sudden or subtle changes in a patient’s medical condition.
  • Deliver regular updates to doctors, patients, and their family members.
  • Begin treatment and monitor doses.
  • If necessary, respond to a medical emergency and alert the appropriate doctors.
  • Care for patient needs throughout their recovery in the ICU unit.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork before transferring a patient.
  • Maintain patient records.
  • Create and implement effective care plans.
Education and Work Experience

  1. Current and valid state RN License.
  2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.
  4. Previous Acute Care hospital experience preferred.
  5. Ventilator Management experience preferred.
  6. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
 

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