Nov 19, 2021

Registered Nurse, 3E Intermediate Care

  • Memorial Health
  • Springfield, IL, USA
General Nursing

Job Description

A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The SMH environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.” Nursing is about caring for people. Above all else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer expectations. You can do this by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions.

3E Intermediate Care: Registered Nurse will provide care to neuro-medical-respiratory-surgical, post-trauma and sepsis patients, as well as borderline ICU patients. Every shift they will be responsible for providing monitoring, printing and interpreting strips. Care includes IMC Monitoring, ventilator care, EEG observation, off-site telemetry, acute stroke, complex surgeries and seizure disorders, as well as dressings, medication administration and monitoring with titratable meds and drainage tubes.

Qualifications

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • 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.