Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)

Job ID: 240685
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: ICU
Date Posted: 6/19/2017
Address: 701 N 1st St MAB 528
Location: Springfield, IL 62781
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: RPO
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: AMN Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

Currently recruiting Critical Care RN's for a phenominal facility in Springfield, IL. If you are looking to make a difference as an RN in critical care, this position is for you! CALL OR apply today!

Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.


Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. BSN preferred.
Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.
Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.

The following units may have open positions, but placement will be determined based on candidate interest and hiring needs. These are not float positions.

Unit Descriptions:

2EMed: General Medical unit that also includes 8 IMC beds for patients requiring an increased level of care, including ventilators. IMC has bedside and central station monitoring. There are many opportunities for IVs, nursing treatments, and medication administration.

2B: General Surgical unit that also includes 16 IMC beds for closer observation and increased interventional care. IMC has bedside and central station monitoring. Focus is on GI, vascular, and trauma of middle to older adults.

4G: Neurology/Neurosurgery unit caring for stroke, head injury, neurosurgical intervention and general medical patients. This unit also includes 9 IMC beds for acute post-op craniotomies and other medical patients who require closer observation, including ventilators. IMC has bedside and central station monitoring.

2C: Surgical Trauma ICU. 15 bed unit that focuses on patients who have experienced critical illness as a result of trauma or surgery requiring critical care recovery. Charge nurses serve as Code Team and Rapid Response Team nurse leaders.

5C: Regional Burn Center. 10 bed unit that cares for pediatric and adult patients with all levels of burn injury. In the Burn Center, care is provided from admission to discharge or transfer. Therefore, it is considered critical care, intermediate care, and an early rehabilitation facility. This unit also receives medical/surgical ICU patient overflow as needed.

6C: Cardiac Surgery ICU. 8 bed unit that cares for all open heart, thoracic, and some vascular procedures. It is an extremely fast-paced ICU environment, including complicated AMI and intra-aortic balloon pumping.

7C: Medical/Surgical ICU. 15 bed unit that cares for all medical and surgical diagnoses, including therapeutic hypothermia and CRRT. Charge nurses serve as Code Team and Rapid Response Team nurse leaders.

Hours of Work: Variable
Every other weekend

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Critical care nurses (CCU RNs) assist in the treatment of acutely ill patients with life-threatening conditions, in settings requiring continuous vigilance, complex assessment, and high-intensity therapies and interventions. Working with the patients and their families, ICU RNs strive to create healing, humane and caring environments while also focusing on patient advocacy, working in settings such as intensive care units and cardiac care units, where patients require complex assessment, high-intensity therapies and interventions, and continuous nursing vigilance.

Required Qualifications

Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. BSN preferred ADN accepted Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

Preferred Qualifications

1+ years experience as a critical care RN in a hospital unit.

Facility Location

Located on historic U.S. Route 66, half-way between Chicago and St. Louis, Springfield, the capital city of Illinois is your quintessential All-American city, brimming with Midwestern hospitality and warmth. Here you’ll discover a vibrant mix of entertainment, historic sites, excellent shopping and vibrant festivals that showcase the city’s culture and history.

Job Benefits

AMN Nursing Jobs positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

About the Company

AMN Nursing Jobs offers you access to the largest nationwide network of permanent jobs in the healthcare industry including clinical, non clinical and leadership positions through one of the most well-known and longest standing staffing companies in the industry. We connect you with some of the most reputable healthcare facilities in the country seeking high quality professionals to help meet their recruitment needs. We provide you a wide range of clinical settings and locations to choose from when you are seeking new opportunities. Our recruiters take pride in becoming your career advocate and personally helping you make the transition into a new job or even a new location easy and achievable! No matter what the reason, whether it is increased compensation, career growth or as simple as wanting a change of scenery, AMNperm Jobs partners with you to reach your personal goals! AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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