Community Health Systems Registered Nurse- ICU (Full-time, 36 hrs. per wk., 12 hour shifts, nights) in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

Under the immediate direction of the Team Specialist/Team Leader or other designated clinical management as assigned, functions as a clinical nurse mentor/preceptor with responsibility for the delivery of individualized, effective nursing care to a module of patients.

Qualifications

Minimal Acceptable Job Qualifications

Registration/Certification/Licensure:

Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse;

· BCLS within 30 days of hire

· ACLS within90 daysof hire

· TB Consortium certificationwithin 180 days of hire

· Intro to EKG within90 daysof hire

Experience:

As demonstrated through progression of the clinical ladder behaviors.

Education:

Completion of a nursing program diploma or Associates/Bachelor s Degree in Nursing from an

accredited school of nursing.

Other:

· Must complete Advanced Critical Care Nursing class within 1 year of hire.

· Must complete NIMS modules ICS-100 and ICS-200 within 30 day of hire

Job Knowledge & Skills:

1) Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written.

2) Demonstrates strong working knowledge of interdisciplinary planning, as well as nursing practiceprocedures, equipment utilized and applicable regulations. (Refer to unit specific knowledge guidelines for those applicable to area of assignment.)

3) Requires general working knowledge of the normal growth, development, related behaviors, needs,comfort, and range of treatment appropriate to the age (including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult,geriatric) and diagnosis of patient served to support the provision of an individualized interdisciplinaryplan of care. (Refer to unit specific knowledge guidelines for ages of patients served in area of assignment.)

4) Requires strong analytical and organizational skills necessary to assess, develop and implement individualized plans of patient care/education in changing patient and module situations through therecognition of actual and potential problems, patient/family involvement, and the collection of datarelated to unit nursing care concerns.

5) Requires leadership skills in order to provide constructive feedback to peers regarding nursing issues,participate in unit based decision making and support changes made.

6) Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in order toestablish and maintain positive therapeutic/working relationships with all internal and external unit customers, as needed.

An equal opportunity employer.

Job: Medical / Surgical Unit

Organization: Dupont Hospital

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1754642