SICU Nurse

SICU Nurse

01 Sep 2023
Arkansas, Hotsprings 00000 Hotsprings USA

SICU Nurse

OverviewAs our ICU Nurse at CHI St Vincent Hot Springs you’ll monitor patients who are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life-threatening disease.You’ll begin each shift by taking report from a nursing teammate before making your rounds. You’ll provide continued care and perform procedures as detailed in the care plan. This could mean assisting a physician with a chest tube or central line, providing wound care, ensuring patients MRI or CT, or administering medications.To thrive in this role, you’ll heavily depend on your ability to multitask and react. You’ll clinically care for your patients- remaining focused and attentive as you continuously monitor your patients throughout your shift. You also serve as their advocate- supporting their best interests when they cannot. However, your sound judgment during an emergency and rapid response are impressive, putting you on the radar for advancement.About Us:CHI St Vincent Hot Springs is a 280 bed faith-based, non-profit, Magnet Accredited facility providing quality health care to patients and communities from all over the State of Arkansas. As the only level II trauma center in the southwest part of the state, CHI St Vincent Hot Springs is the regional referral center for cardiology, trauma, neuro, ortho, oncology and critical care/pulmonary. We have also been voted as one of Arkansas Best Places to Work by Arkansas Business since 2019. We have earned top patient safety ratings from Leapfrog and was recently named as one of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in Fortune and PINC AI.If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.Responsibilities

Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort

Anticipates, identifies, and responds to informational and emotional needs of patients and families

Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e., Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients

Maintains knowledge of equipment setup, maintenance, and use (i.e., IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices) Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms with necessary

Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury)

Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene)


Unencumbered license to practice in the State of Arkansas

6 months of acute care experience is required (new graduates or nurses who have never worked in an acute care setting are hired through our residency training program)

Previous critical care experience is preferred, but not required (1 year of ICU experience is required for all PRN positions)

BLS through the American Heart Association is required

ACLS is required for critical care units

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more!Pay Range$31.13 - $41.99 /hourWe are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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