Job Attributes

Work Schedule/Shift

7a-7p WEO

Job ID

5000444247506

Req. No

70033963

Job Title

RN, Registered Nurse, Rapid Response, Weekend- ICU

Region

CHRISTUS St Michael

Category

Registered Nurse (RN)

Division

Not Defined

Company

CHRISTUS Health

Travel

None

Facility

CHRISTUS St Michael Health Sys-15100

Address

2600 St. Michael Dr
Texarkana, TX  75503
US

Type

Full Time

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The Rapid Reponse Nurse functions as the Charge Nurse in the ICU. The RN, Charge Nurse/Rapid Response is responsible for coordination of patient care, facilitating physician interaction, medical staff collaboration, and patient flow within the department. Additionally the Care Coordinator assists with the orientation process for new associates, provides feedback regarding performance of Associates and participates in Quality Improvement activities. Duties include bed control/assignment, staffing, and various quality control audits. Other duties include responding to all stroke, falls, trauma, and critical care alerts, as well as in-house Rapid response calls. The RN, Charge Nurse/Rapid Response Nurse utilizes the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation) to delegate, coordinate and provide safe, therapeutic nursing care to patients/families. This individual makes independent judgement/decisions and takes action regarding a wide range of routine and complex patient issues, operating under guidelines of the Rapid Response Team Protocols.

  • Successful completion of Diploma, ADN, BSN, or MSN training
  • BSN required.
  • Basic Computer Knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience as a critical care nurse.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Maintain current ACLS and BCLS and state licensure and provide the organization with verification of same.
  • CCRN must be obtained with in one year of hire date.
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