Intensive Care Nurse - ICU Nurse - (ICU RN)

Job ID: 391550
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: ICU
Date Posted: 8/20/2018
Address: 700 Broadway
Location: Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: ASAP
Employment Type: RPO
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

St. Joseph Hospital, a member of the Lutheran Health Network, is a 191-bed facility dedicated to meeting the ever-changing needs of neighborhoods in and around the heart of Fort Wayne. Building on a renewed emphasis from the community, St. Joseph continues to lead the charge by offering a growing list of advanced technologies provided with compassionate care. Established in 1869, St. Joseph Hospital is Fort Wayne’s first hospital and today provides the community with quality healthcare services including emergency, inpatient and outpatient care; surgical services; rehabilitation; and diagnostic imaging, to name a few. It's also proud to offer both an Orthopaedic Center as well as unsurpassed care for regional patients in the areas of senior health services, hyperbaric medicine and wound care. The St. Joseph Regional Burn Center, verified by the American College of Surgeons and the American Burn Association, is the region’s only verified burn center and one of only three in the state. Under the immediate direction of the Manager or other designated clinical management as assigned, functions as a clinical nurse mentor/preceptor with responsibility for the delivery of individualized, effective nursing care to a module of patients. St. Joseph Hospital offers market competitive compensation and benefit package. Benefit package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Life / AD&D, Dependent Life / AD&D, Paid Time Off, Extended Illness Bank, Long Term Disability, Short Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Roth 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Critical Illness Plan / Accident Coverage, Identity Theft Protection, Tuition Reimbursement, and other benefits.

Required Qualifications

Minimal Acceptable Job Qualifications Registration/Certification/Licensure: Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse: Obtain and maintain certification in required CPR BCLS within 90 days of hire ACLS within 6months of hire PALS within 6months of hire ABLS within 6 months of hire Education: Completion of a nursing program diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing. Job Knowledge & Skills: 1) Demonstrates working knowledge of the English language, verbal and written. 2) Demonstrates strong working knowledge of interdisciplinary planning, as well as nursing practice procedures, equipment utilized and applicable regulations. (Refer to unit specific knowledge guidelines for those applicable to area of assignment.) 3) Requires general working knowledge of the normal growth, development, related behaviors, needs, comfort, and range of treatment appropriate to the age (including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric) and diagnosis of patient served to support the provision of an individualized interdisciplinary plan of care.) 4) Requires strong analytical and organizational skills necessary to assess, develop and implement individualized plans of patient care/education in changing patient and module situations through the recognition of actual and potential problems, patient/family involvement, and the collection of data related to unit nursing care concerns. 5) Requires leadership skills in order to provide constructive feedback to peers regarding nursing issues, participate in unit based decision making and support changes made. 6) Demonstrates strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written in order to establish and maintain positive therapeutic/working relationships with all internal and external unit customers, as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

BSN 1-2 years experience preferred

Facility Location

Fort Wayne is a midwestern city that's chock full of cultural and entertainment options. The city boasts plenty of annual festivals that residents and visitors flock to by the hundreds. BBQ Ribfest, Greek Fest, and the Three Rivers Festival are just a few of these vibrant events. The John and Ruth Rhinehart Music Center provides Fort Wayne residents with a bevy of performing arts related events every month, while the Fort Wayne MoMA specializes in showing the best of contemporary American visual art. Recently voted "Best Place in the Country for Minor League Sports," Fort Wayne offers the sports enthusiast something to love as well.

Job Benefits

This 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.

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