General Surgery Nurse

General Surgery Nurse

Common Spirit | Little Rock, AR, 72215, US
Salary Range:$43,000 – $80,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 16 days ago

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Description

Overview

CHI St. Vincent a regional health network serving Arkansas is part of CommonSpirit Health. We have served Arkansas since 1888 with a history of many firsts. Together with more than 4500 coworkers 1000 medical staff and 500 volunteers we consistently receive praise for care advancements. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary and CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs are two of just over 400 Magnet hospitals nationwide and two of just four in Arkansas. CHI St. Vincent Infirmary Arkansas's first hospital to achieve Magnet status earned its first re-designation as a Magnet hospital for its continued commitment to nursing excellence on May 24 2018 and employs the highest standards of quality and ensures that patient care and safety are the top priority. Studies show that Magnet hospitals have better overall patient outcomes than non-Magnet hospitals.CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community. CHI St. Vincent provides you with the same level of care you provide to others. We care about our employee well-being and offer benefits that complement and support your work/life balance.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Free Premium Membership to our Care@Work program to help employees with child care pet care senior caregivers housekeepers & more.Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identity Theft Adoption AssistanceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness Programs

As a Nurse, you will advance your career by providing care to patients funneled in from other units in the medical center which will quickly acquaint you with a variety of injuries, treatment options, and disease states. This provides you with the education and experience to advance your nursing career in specialized service lines such as cardiac, telemetry, orthopedics, neurology, critical care, surgical services, and emergency.

You have a talent for planning and coordinating which patients and their loved ones appreciate. You have the ability to think critically, creatively, and unconventionally when necessary. Project management is a natural talent as you will coordinate care between multiple patients while keeping your entire healthcare team on track with shared goals.

Responsibilities

Ability to successfully deliver custom care to 4-6 patients per shift

Deliver quality patient care in a fast-paced critical setting

Excel coordinating care for multiple patients at a time

Great time management skills; maximizing slow periods to complete tasks during your shift

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

* Diploma in Nursing from accredited nursing program or Associates Degree in Nursing required
* Active Registered Nurse Licensure in Arkansas or eNLC licensure with multistate privileges in good standing with the Arkansas Board of Nursing. License must be unencumbered.
* 6 months of nursing experience required (New graduates would need to complete a residency program before consideration for this unit)
* Basic Life Support (BLS)

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN)
* Previous nursing experience in circulating or OR