Overview

This is a 30-bed progressive care unit with high acuity patient population. Outflow of patients to Critical Care and Med Surg units as needed. RN CANDIDATES MUST HAVE A MINIMUM of 2 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN MEDIUM TO LARGE SIZED FACILITIES: Progressive (Intermediate) Care plus some critical care experience. May be required to float to ICU units.EPIC EMR used so recent proficient use is required.SKILLS required must include Vent management, along with comfort level managing patients withventricular drains, drips including: Amniodarone, Cardizem, Heparin, Insulin, pressors, etc; Central lines (CVP and AL), plus more related critical care patient care. Average nurse:patient 1:3 depending on acuity.Schedule every other weekend; however every weekend might be an option.MUST have OK license in hand at time of submission, MUST have BLS (AHA),ACLS (AHA), and NIHSS Stroke Certification. EPIC experience highly desirable.Basic orientation to Epic platforms will be provided if unable to ‘test-out’ on first day.Candidate must be able to pass basic dysrhythmia, basic hemodynamic monitoring and medication exams on first day.Saint Francis Hospital is 1000 bed facility with wide range of specialized medical / surgical and critical care units, receiving Level I trauma patients. www.saintfrancis.com. Previous sufficient experience in medium to large sized facilities required.Overtime shifts most likely available.Start date: ASAP on Tuesdays with increased flexibility in start dates when candidate has current Epic experience Position Urgency:Quick Start