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Nurse Intensive Care Tower

Company: Dignity Health
Location: Henderson
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


As the community's only not-for-profit, faith-based health care system; Dignity Health Nevada has been guided by the vision and core values of the Adrian Dominican Sisters for more than 70 years. As the Henderson and Las Vegas communities grow, Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican facilities and its more than 3,400 employees will continue the Sisters' mission of serving people in need. St. Rose Dominican is a member of Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest healthcare systems, a 22-state network of more than 9,000 physicians, 60,000 employees, and 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging and surgery centers, home health, and primary care clinics. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality, and affordable patient-centered care with special attention to the poor and underserved. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a 50-bed unit divided into (2) two physical units within the medical center. Both units are housed on the 2nd floor. All rooms are private and equipped with state of the art equipment. The Adrian Tower ICU has a 26-bed capacity and the Dominican Tower has a 24-bed capacity. These units serve Cardiac, Surgical/Medical, Trauma and Neuroscience critically ill patients. This fast paced ICU has high acuity patients who require nurses with strong critical thinking skills and who also have the ability to collaborate well with multidisciplinary teams. St. Rose Dignity Medical Center is a Level III Trauma Center recognized.



Position Summary:

The registered nurse employs critical thinking to integrate objective data with knowledge gained from an assessment of the subjective experiences of patients. Registered nurses use this critical thinking process to apply the best available evidence and research data to the processes of diagnosis and treatment. Nurses continually evaluate quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and seek to optimize outcomes.

* Medical/clinical knowledge, technical and clinical skills, clinical judgment, interpersonal skills and communication as indicated in the current Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals are essential components of nursing practice.

* This position is represented by CNA and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.



Minimum Qualifications:

* One (1) year experience as an RN in an ICU setting or successful completion of applicable clinical and didactic SRDH specialty training course(s) or program.

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

* Mechanical ventilator and vasoactive drip management.

* RN - Current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada.

* CT CPRBLS - Basic Life Support - AHA

* CT CPRACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support - AHA

Preferred Qualifications:

* Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

* Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP), Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT).

* Certification in Specialty Area.

Keywords: Dignity Health, Henderson , Nurse Intensive Care Tower, Other , Henderson, Nevada

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