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ICU Registered Nurse

Information About this Position

  • Alton Memorial
  • Nights
  • 3 12 hour shifts
  • Sign On Bonus Eligible up to $15,000
  • Specialty Pay 
  • 1 Weekend a Month 

Company and Job Overview

Since 1937, Alton Memorial Hospital has cared for residents in Alton, Illinois, and the surrounding communities in a five-county area. Starting as a land gift to the community from the Smith family, Alton Memorial today is a full-service acute care hospital. Alton Memorial offers patients a variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including surgery services, medical imaging, interventional and diagnostic heart services, cancer care, rehabilitation, 24-hour emergency care, ambulance services and more.


Role Purpose

Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of critical care nursing to patients who require a high level of clinical expertise.


Responsibilities

  • Provides care to acutely and critically ill patients in a highly technical and ongoing monitoring environment.  These patients are facing life-threatening problems with varying needs, which require extensive medication protocols and therapies.  Educates patients and their families on disease process, management of illness/injury/treatment, support resources, infection prevention techniques, and essential daily tasks to prepare for next transition of care.
  • Demonstrates competency in evaluating intensive care patients, administering care, recognizing complications and coordinating with other members of the critical care team.  Strives for excellence in patient care; keeps patients safe from adverse events.  Seeks learning and teaching opportunities in an effort to further develop and perfect skills and improve overall quality of care.  Participates in activities that promote patient safety, quality and regulatory compliance.  Participates in professional development.
  • Develops, implements, and revises individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.
  • Evaluates patient's response to complex critical treatment modalities and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay.  Demonstrates expertise and critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's/family's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs   Demonstrates ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships in patient/family-centered environment.
  • Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

  • Nursing Diploma or Associate's Degree in Nursing
  • 2-5 years of experience
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Critical Care Nurse (CCRN)
  • Certification/Licensure in Area of Expertise

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Company
BJC HealthCare
Posted
01/01/2022
Salary Range
$55,000.00 - 119,000.00
per Year
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Location
Alton, IL 62002, US