Community Health Systems RN, Trauma ICU - Nights** in St. Petersburg, Florida

Description:

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Qualifications

Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, Pinellas County s Level II Trauma Center, seeks a dynamic Critical Care Registered Nurse to join our 16 bed Trauma ICU team!

About Bayfront Health St. Petersburg

Serving the Tampa Bay community since 1906, Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is a 480-bed private teaching hospital located in St. Petersburg. In addition to accreditation by The Joint Commission, Bayfront is certified as Pinellas County s only Level II trauma center with Bayflite (air medical flight program), Level III regional perinatal intensive care center, primary stroke center, chest pain center w/PCI, Level IV epilepsy center and Joint Commission certified in hip and knee replacement. The strength of Bayfront Health St. Petersburg is in the depth and breadth of the physicians and specialists available, as well as in the expertise and resources available to our patients.

TRAUMA ICU - UNIT OVERVIEW

  • Number of beds: 16

  • Average Census: 13

  • Nurse to Patient Ratio: 2:1

  • Case Types: Multiple traumas, multi-system failures (MSOF), Sepsis, Complicated Surgeries

  • Technology/Equipment includes: GE monitors including EKG, Hemodynamic and Intracranial Pressure (ICP monitoring; Lumbar Drains, Vents, Ventriculostomy, BIS and Train of Four

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, ASN

  • BSN preferred

Licensure/Certification

  • Current Florida State Registered Nurse license required

  • CCRN & Completion of Critical Care Course preferred

  • BLS / ACLS through American Heart Association required

Preferred Background:

  • Familiarity with trauma, closed head injuries, ventilatory management, hemodynamic monitoring, ICP, and Venticulostomy.

  • Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years exp. in critical care.__

Culture of the unit:

  • The ICU team works collaboratively as a team with the common goal of providing excellent patient care.

  • The staff is highly regarded by physicians.

Job: Intensive Care / Critical Care

Organization: Bayfront Health St. Petersburg

Location: FL-St. Petersburg

Requisition ID: 1824039