Community Health Systems Registered Nurse- ICU (Per Diem Tier III) 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.--?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /

Qualifications

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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

· AACN 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.

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 practice

procedures, 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 interdisciplinary

plan 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 the

recognition of actual and potential problems, patient/family involvement, and the collection of data

related 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 to

establish and maintain positive therapeutic/working relationships with all internal and external unit

customers, as needed.

Tier 3. WEEKDAYS AND WEEKENDS, ANY SHIFTS- BASE HOURLY RATE $10.00 PER HOUR PREMIUM

1) Must be available to work a total of 144 hours scheduled hours in home department per 6 week schedule (typically 48 per pay period); to include 6 potential shifts of weekend time

2) Must be available to work 3 scheduled holidays per year

3) Must not have another position that interferes with scheduling of this position

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job: Intensive Care / Critical Care

Organization: Dupont Hospital

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1812676