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RN- Step Down Critical Care

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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Serious Medicine is what we do. Being extraordinary is who we are. Every colleague plays a key role in upholding this promise to our patients and their families.

Please note that this position may require an assessment after completion of the application. Please plan for an additional 20 - 30 minutes to complete this.

Shift:

First Shift (United States of America)

Progressive Care Staff Nurse (Step down critical care)

ASK YOUR RECRUITER ABOUT:

  • New Tier Pay Structure for RNs!!
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Loan Repayment Program
  • ADN > BSN Funded Sponsorship Program

Position Highlights:

The Step-Down Critical Care Unit (SDCC) is a 12 bed unit in the Critical Care Division that provides care to patients that need a level of care in between the intensive care units and the progressive care units. The Critical Care Intensivist and the nursing staff collaborate to provide Extraordinary Care to each of the patients and family members on the unit. Our Priority is to ensure safety to all patients. Our patients include, but not limited to, Traumas, Surgery, Transplants, Lung disorders and Ventilated patients.

(also known as: Registered Nurse, RN, Nurse, SDCC)

Shift Details:

Day and Night Shift (12 hr shift)

Full time or Part time

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

* Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement

* Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research, and extraordinary patient care

* Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of America's Top Employers and the Best Employer in Nebraska

Provide, prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care with other health care providers to meet holistic care needs of a designated group of patients. Environment of care may be long term, emergent, critical, acute, interventional, or procedural driven.

Required Qualifications:
* Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.

* Effective communication skills required.
* Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork and flexibility required.
* Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required, must be from an American Heart Association (AHA) endorsed program (effective for new hires starting January 1, 2023 or later).
* Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification department dependent required.

* For Emergency Department, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within 6 months of hire or transfer date required.

* Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire or transfer date department dependent required.

* Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) OR Advanced Trauma Care for Nurses (ATCN) within one year or hire or transfer date department dependent required.

*Exception details:

EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the hiring Director, Nursing Practice Professional Development & Informatics Executive Director and Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 30 years of experience directly applicable to the position or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.
EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.

Preferred Qualifications:
* Direct patient care experience preferred.
* Based on position, prior experience in one or more of the following areas including cardiology, cardiac drip management, critical care, emergency department, medical-surgical, obstetrics, cardiovascular rehabilitation, telemetry, oncology, neonatal intensive care, pediatric acute care, solid organ transplant, cath lab, EP lab, quality assurance related to health care, perioperative and special procedures in applicable nursing specialty area preferred.
* Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.
* Based on position, one or more of the following courses including STABLE, smoking cessation counseling, basic critical care, or other specialty training courses preferred.
* Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel preferred.
* Proficient with use of email applications preferred.
* Proficient with use of departmental equipment and systems such as patient care equipment, telecommunication systems, information systems, pneumatic tube system, general patient care supplies, and transport equipment preferred.

Recruiter Contact Information:

Morgan Harris

moharris@nebraskamed.com

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.






Date Posted December 6, 2022
Date Closes December 21, 2022
Requisition REQ-16641
Address Clarkson Tower
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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