Norman Regional Health System

  • RN Short Term Staff Assign - High Need CVICU

    Job Locations US-OK-Norman
    ID
    2019-5108
    Category
    Nursing-RN
    Position Type
    Temporary
    Department
    HealthPlex - CVICU
  • Overview

    In our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, we maintain a fast-paced unit to meet the needs of those in the most acute phases of cardiac disease. Common problems seen in our unit include post open heart surgery, severe decompensated heart failure/cardiogenic shock, STEMI, aortic dissection, and acute severe valvular dysfunction. Our unit also provides immediate specialized care to other severe and critically ill patients, including respiratory and cardiac failure, sepsis, renal failure, induced hypothermia, and continuous renal replacement therapy. Our Nurses demonstrate highly advanced skills in patient assessment/ intervention, teamwork, and crisis management. We orient new nurses to our unit by providing an 8-12 week orientation with a dedicated preceptor team complemented by a program of critical care courses and a nurse residency program for new graduates. Take the next step of your Nursing journey and join our amazing CVICU where our Nurses always deliver professional and compassionate care.

    Norman Regional Health System is a team of more than 3,000 healers all working together to bring our mission and vision to life. Our mission is to serve our community as the leader in health and wellness care. Our vision is to be the provider of choice to improve the health and well-being of our regional communities.

    We call our employees healers because we view every single member of our team as having an impact either face-to-face or behind the scenes on our patients’ and visitors’ journey through our health system.

    We strive to recruit and retain healers who embody our spirit of customer service and who represent Norman Regional’s five core values: Integrity, Communications, Attitude, Results and Engagement or ICARE.

    This is a special place to work. Apply today to join our compassionate team of healers and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.

    Responsibilities

    RN essential functions include, but are not limited to: collaboration with other health professionals, assessment, analyzing assessment data, establishing goals, planning care strategy, establishing priorities of care, implementing care, delegating tasks safely, providing safe direct and indirect nursing care, evaluating responses to interventions, and performing additional nursing functions in accordance with knowledge and skills acquired beyond basic nursing preparation.

    Qualifications

    Current Oklahoma Registered Nurse license. Diploma or Associate’s degree (ADN) required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) training or retraining is required during orientation prior to providing patient care.  Current Basic Life Support (BLS) is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training is required within 6 months of hire.  ACLS is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment.  Previous experience in acute care field preferred.

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