PRN RN / Registered Nurse ICU
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The Medical Intensive Care Unit at Mercy Regional Medical Center has eight beds and we generally staff for six beds. Our average census is about five and we occasionally go up to eight patients. Here, we care for a wide variety of patients who are mostly medical ICU and have some surgical and cardiac patients. Some therapies we use include ventilators, post-arrest hypothermia catheters, arterial lines, IABP, Swan-Ganz catheters and medications that require frequent titration. Occasionally we will have overflow from step-down. We have an awesome team including nursing, a 24/7 dedicated intensivist and respiratory therapist, so we have a wealth of experience and knowledge on our team. Benefits here include low employee turnover and self-scheduling. Team members must be detail oriented, inquisitive individuals who are willing to stay current with the latest evidence-based practices.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
- RN License required; Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact,
RNs working in Colorado under a multi-state license must obtain their CO RN license within 30 days of establishing residency, i.e., drivers license, register to vote, etc. Compact to Compact. Upon issuance of a new multistate license, the former license is inactivated. For more information visit Colorado Board of Nursing - Compact Licensure
- Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required; Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred
- Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's
- BLS from the American Heart Association required
- ACLS required upon hire or within 90 days
- PALS, PEARs, or ENCP required upon hire or within 6 months
- One year RN ICU experience required
Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to specialty
- Physical Requirements - Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
**Looking for a RN that can work variable shifts, both days and nights**Your Connected Community
Mercy Regional Medical Center is an 82 bed, acute care hospital located in the scenic southwestern Colorado town of Durango. It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated by Medicare with five stars for overall hospital quality. It is recognized for excellence in orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. Mercy has also received ten consecutive 'A' grades for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technology in an environment designed to promote wellbeing and healing of body, mind, and spirit. Among the many specialty services available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgical care, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, a Family Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more. Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping and more.
Don't forget to check out our benefits!Caring for Your Whole Well BeingWe're committed to delivering whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package will enrich the lives of our associates at work and at home. At Centura Health, we offer incredible benefits that impact mind, body, and spirit to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and may include: - 401K, which includes matching when eligible - Three Health Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents - Two Dental Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents - Vision Insurance including covering eligible dependents - Daycare & Medical Flexible Spending Account Options - Leaves of Absence, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability - Life Insurance and Spouse & Child/Dependent Life Insurance Coverage Options - Voluntary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Critical Illness, Accident, Permanent Life insurance, and Norton LifeLock - Paid Time Off - Shift Differentials - Employee Wellness Resources - Employee Assistance Programs - Tuition Reimbursement - Relocation assistance based on location - Associate Discounts for Phone, Cell Phone Plans, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Auto Buying, Pet Insurance, and much more... The pay rate for this position is listed above and varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are already in this role. *If you do not see the pay range for this position listed, you are on a third party job board. All of our pay ranges are clearly posted on our careers site www.centura.org/careers. Please visit our Careers page and apply today!