Oct 15, 2020

ICU Registered Nurse

  • Sheridan Memorial Hospital
  • Sheridan, WY 82801, USA

Job Description

ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit. May work in other units as oriented/assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning.
  • Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
  • Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status.
  • Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management.
  • Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period.
  • Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site.
  • Assists with orientation of new employees to the ICU.
  • Maintains department competencies.

Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed
within this position.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education / Experience / Licenses and Certifications

  • Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • BLS certification, required.
  • Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing.
  • ACLS certification required within one year of position start date.
  • ENPC or PALS certification required, within one year of start date.
  • TNCC certification, strongly preferred.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.

Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.