Community Health Systems ICU Registered Nurse in Leesville, Louisiana

Description:

"All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin".

The Intensive Care/Critical Care Registered Nurse is a professional caregiver who is responsible for designated patients for a specified time frame. Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changed in patient's clinical condition including homodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Is able to perform general nursing duties with adequate supervision. The staff RN utilizes the nursing process, the environment and other health care resources to meet the specialized age-appropriate physical, emotional and spiritual needs of all ages of patient populations assigned. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities. This is a PM Shift Position.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Certificates / Licenses:

  • Current Louisiana Registered Nurse license

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS/CPR) Certification.

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification.

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification.

Experience:

  • Able to meet physical and sensory requirements of job.

  • Able to successfully complete orientation of job performance.

  • Able to meet health standards for hospital employment.

  • Prior acute-care experience required.

  • Must be highly motivated and committed to a quality of care that emphasizes the patient first.

Job: Intensive Care / Critical Care

Organization: Byrd Regional Hospital

Location: LA-Leesville

Requisition ID: 1816059