RN Pulmonary ICU

Catholic Health Initiative Little Rock , AR 72215

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents.

Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. 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.

Responsibilities

Critical Care nursing can be one of the most challenging areas for a RN. Your patients are critically ill or unstable following life threatening diseases.

It's your job to provide the highest degree of quality care while working under pressure. You wear many hats daily from patient advocate to family advisor and, in some cases, even friend. We understand that.What patients require Pulmonary Critical Care services?

Patients who need respiratory care often have a conditions, such as: Acute or chronic respiratory failure COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) Chronic bronchitis Cystic fibrosis Post intensive care syndrome (PICS) Pneumonia COVID-19

A pulmonary critical care nurse promotes pulmonary health and care for the comfort and well-being of patients. You will be responsible for delivering the highest quality of patient care according to the specific orders of each patient's individual physicians. This will involve utilizing your knowledge and skill set to educate patients and their families.

Additional responsibilities for this nursing role include: Management of vented and non-mechanical ventilated patients Monitoring and titrating of vasoactive drips Monitoring and titrating of neuromuscular blockades Care of patients on a specific prone positioning schedule Administering patient's medications and providing treatments Collaboration with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment of care for patients and their families Optional competencies offered: CRRT, EVD, and Chemo certification

Qualifications

We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurses with excellent clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display superior 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.

Additional requirements for this role include: Current RN license that allows you to practice in our state Graduate of an accredited nursing program Experience as a Registered Nurse preferred Basic Life Support (BLS) required Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required Specialty certification (ex: CCRN, CNOR, CEN) preferred Additional certification or licensure may be required for specialty areas



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