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The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Penrose Hospital houses 33-beds in a Level II Trauma and Primary Stroke Center. The ICU nurses specialize in caring for a broad spectrum of patients that require extensive monitoring and an advanced level of care. Our patient population may include medical, surgical, trauma, stroke and post-operative cardiothoracic. Our nurses provide care to trauma patients ages 15 years and older and medical/surgical patients ages 18 years and older. The diverse patient population empowers nurses to develop an expansive skillset. ICU nurses encounter a variety of cardiac and vascular patients that have undergone Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG), transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR), valve repairs, aortic aneurysm repair, as well as those that require Intra-Aortic Balloon Pumps (IAPB), Impella (left ventricular assistive device), and Continuous Venous-Venous Hemodialysis (CVVHD/CRRT). Stroke care offers both systemic and intracerebral tPA and Neuro Interventional Radiology procedures (NIR). We believe in a multi-disciplinary approach to provide excellent patient care. Our interdepartmental relationships allow our associates to treat patients and families with a whole person care approach. The team works together towards a shared goal of excellent patient experience and a welcoming workplace environment. The ICU leadership and clinical teams promote shared governance through dynamic unit and hospital committee involvement. Nurses are encouraged to further their education and career through certification and continuing education. We look for candidates that are eager to learn, are team-players and are on a mission to deliver exceptional compassionate patient care.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team,and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes theoptimal health, well-being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient carestandards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care,organizational mission, and core values.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
RN License required;Current state nursing licenses or RN license from a participating state in the National Licensure Compact
Nursing Diploma or Associates Degree in Nursing required;Bachelors Degree in Nursing preferred
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing required for new graduates, preferred for experienced RN's
BLS from the American Heart Association required
ACLS from the American Heart Association required upon hire or within 6 months
TNCC required upon hire or within 12 months
One year RN ICU experience required
Nursing skills and knowledge base specific to ICU
Physical Requirements -Medium Work - (Exert up to 50lbs force occasionally, and/or up to 20lbs frequently, and/or up to 10lbs constantly)
Your Connected Community
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider inColorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. PenroseHospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with anemphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital hasgrown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care,cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.