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ICU Nurse

Little Rock, Arkansas

CHI St Vincent Health

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  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Department: Medical ICU
  • Hours/Pay Period: 72

The posted compensation range of $31.03 - $41.89 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-340282 Employment Type Full Time Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night Weekly Schedule 7p-7a Remote No Category ICU Nurse

Job Details

Overview

As our ICU Nurse at CHI St Vincent Infirmary,  you’ll monitor patients who are critically ill and unstable following extensive injury, surgery, or life-threatening disease. 

You’ll begin each shift by taking report from a nursing teammate before making your rounds. You’ll provide continued care and perform procedures as detailed in the care plan. This could mean assisting a physician with a chest tube or central line, providing wound care, ensuring patients  MRI or CT, or administering medications. 

To thrive in this role, you’ll heavily depend on your ability to multitask and react. You’ll clinically care for your patients- remaining focused and attentive as you continuously monitor your patients throughout your shift. You also serve as their advocate- supporting their best interests when they cannot. However, your sound judgment during an emergency and rapid response are impressive, putting you on the radar for advancement.

About Us: 

CHI St Vincent Infirmary is a 600 bed faith-based, non-profit, acute care facility providing quality health care to patients and communities from all over the State of Arkansas. Our level II trauma center is a regional referral center for cardiology, trauma, behavioral health, cancer care, neurosciences, and other specialties. We have been consistently named by US News & World Report as one of the State’s best hospitals, with high performance in heart care, colorectal surgery, and joint replacement. 

If you are committed to social justice, health equity, and prepared to deliver care in new, innovative ways, you belong with us.


Responsibilities
  • Assesses, plans, and implements nursing care while ensuring patient comfort
  • Anticipates, identifies, and responds to informational and emotional needs of patients and families
  • Guides and directs healthcare personnel (i.e., Patient Care Technicians) in caring for patients
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment setup, maintenance, and use (i.e., IV pumps, monitoring equipment, and drainage devices) Utilizes safeguards such as IV pump drug library and monitor alarms with necessary
  • Initiates emergency support measures (i.e., cardiopulmonary resuscitation, protecting patient from injury)
  • Assists with patient care duties/tasks (i.e., emptying drainage devices, ambulating, and hygiene)


We are offering a sign on bonus up to $25,000 depending on shift to hires who meet the eligibility requirements. We also offer additional pay for participation in our clinical ladder as well as referral bonuses, excellent benefits, and relocation assistance.


Qualifications
  • Unencumbered license to practice in the State of Arkansas 
  • 6 months of acute care experience is required (new graduates or nurses who have never worked in an acute care setting are hired through our residency training program) 
  • Previous critical care experience is preferred, but not required
  • BLS through the American Heart Association is required 
  • ACLS is required for critical care units

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, and more! 

Nursing excellence starts with you.

Are you a career fit with our CommonSpirit Health culture? To understand how we are structured, we believe in some core philosophies with the following:

We will be stronger together, achieving excellence in all we do, collaborating across the fields and growing our collective knowledge.

We will let humankindness guide us as we treat every person with holistic, personalized care for the body, mind and spirit.

We will advance the science and art of nursing as innovative leaders who demonstrate the power of evidence-based, compassionate care. If you believe in working together with humankindness for all to advance the science and art of nursing - then you have found your career fit with us!

“Our hope is that you will always feel inspired, knowing you truly are the heart and soul of CommonSpirit.”

– Kathleen D. Sanford, EVP, Chief Nursing Officer

Your Potential Career Path

This is a snapshot of your potential career path highlights the series of job positions that help you progress towards your goals and objectives. Ultimately, your career path depends on your career values and personal goals.

Student Nurse New Grad Nurse Staff Nurse Educator Mangers/Directors CNE Charge Nurses/ Supervisors Nurse Practitioner Student Nurse New Grad Nurse Staff Nurse Educator Charge Nurses/ Supervisors Nurse Practitioner Mangers/Directors CNE

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

Success Profile

What makes a successful ICU Nurse at CHI St Vincent Health?

  • Compassionate
  • Trustworthy
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Communicator
  • Balanced

Our Total Reward Offerings

At CommonSpirit Health, we believe investing in our employees lets them know they truly matter. Your Total Rewards package includes compensation, benefits, retirement, wellness, leave, and other programs.

  • Pay and Recognition

  • Balanced Life

  • Well-Being

  • Professional Growth

  • Financial Future

  • Dependent Care

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c). External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.