Employment Type: Full-Time
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has proudly served as the sole healthcare provider for western Nevada County for more than 50 years. Much has happened since the hospital opened in 1958, including additions in 1994 of a 68,000 square foot Outpatient Center, a comprehensive Cancer Center and most recently, the opening of the Sierra Nevada Diagnostic Center in the fall of 2006. SNMH is a licensed, acute care hospital providing a full range of services including cardiovascular, surgical, emergency and diagnostic. SNMH offers access to the SNMH Health Sciences Library. The library features continuing and medical education for healthcare professionals, diabetes classes, prenatal classes, cancer support groups, and family caregiver classes. In addition, we have more than 90 board certified primary and specialty care physicians on our active and associate medical staff.
Position Summary: The Intensive Care Registered Nurse is responsible for assessment, teaching, planning and coordinating patient care for the ICU & MSCC patient.
* Current California License as RN
* Current BLS certification
* Current ACLS certification
* Current PALS certification preferred
* Critical care experience required
Physically able to walk, stand, stoop and lift safely. Ability to work in an environment of frequent interruptions. Accurate assessment of cardiac rhythms with demonstrated understanding of appropriate interventions and medications. Ability to assume leadership in code blue procedures. Knowledge of current use/adverse effects of unit specific titrating medications. Accurate assessment of multi-system complications with demonstrated understanding of appropriate interventions. Accurate interpretation and use of unit-specific equipment. Ability to read, speak and write English. Computer skills required. Current California State RN license or interim permit, Current BLS Healthcare Provider, Current ACLS, Current PALS or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire