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Cardiac ICU Nurse

Company: CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

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.

 


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.
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

Responsibilities

Expectations

  • Patience and focus to constantly monitor high acuity patients
  • 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

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)

To find new grad positions @ CHI Memorial be sure to search “RN residency

Keywords: CHI Memorial Chattanooga, Chattanooga , Cardiac ICU Nurse, Other , Chattanooga, Tennessee

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