Kootenai Health is seeking experienced Critical Care RN's to join our CICU / ICU team and award-winning work culture!
About the Job
As a Registered Nurse (RN) in our critical care unit you are responsible for evaluating, planning, implementing, and documenting nursing care for an assigned patient population. In this job you will assist physician during examinations and procedures. As an RN you will perform various patient tests and administer medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Additionally, you will promote patient's independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patient and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills.
Critical Care Highlights
ICU (13 beds) and CICU (13 beds) for a combined unit total of 26 patient beds
2 Heart Surgeons with privileges and collaborating Intensivists
Very busy Cath Lab
Staffing 1:1 – post-op open hearts, IABP (balloon pump, CRRT, Therapeutic Hypothermia) with over 350+ heart surgeries per year
Use of progressive industry technology such as; CRRT, Centrimag, Impella, TAVR, ECMO
Graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program required.
All non-BSN RN's hired after 1/1/2015 are required to be enrolled in a baccalaureate (or higher) degree program in nursing upon hire and show evidence of enrollment prior to their start date with a mandatory completion date within two years of hire.
State of Idaho Registered Nurse OR licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with Idaho prior to start date.
CCRN or CNOR preferred.
A minimum of 1-year experience in Critical Care strongly preferred. Will consider previous experience in Emergency or OR/PACU.
Additional Salary Information: We cover monthly premiums at 100% for Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance for a full-time employee and offer a variety of optional benefits and employee perks! Additionally, we have competitive differentials, tuition reimbursement vacation accrual, sick leave, and a great retirement plan!
Internal Number: 23672
About Kootenai Health
Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.
Here are some highlights about our organization:
• 3 Time Magnet Designated since 2006
• Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network
• Level II Trauma Center
• Level III NICU
• Listed in the top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital in the US
• 2017, 2018 & 2019 Gallup Great Workplace Award