Registered Nurse, Neuroscience ICU, Full Time, 12hrs

Requisition ID
2018-8504
Category
Licensed Nursing Positions
Facility
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
Location
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
2/9/2018

Overview

Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California. CRMC encompasses several additional campuses totaling 909 beds to offer the most comprehensive care to our region which includes; the Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, a behavioral health center, a subacute and transitional care center, a cancer center, and home health services.

CRMC is home to the only Level 1 Trauma Center and has the only comprehensive burn care in the Valley serving 2.5 million people within 9 counties. The 56,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state. We have an 84 bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds.

We are affiliated with one of the top medical schools in the nation - University of California San Francisco Medical School that offers our employees to work with some of the brightest physicians and medical specialists in the nation.

 

We provide excellent health benefits along with a 403(b) package to plan for your future. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off (PTO) from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include; Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, Educational Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Retirement Planning classes, onsite Fitness Center with free Personal Trainers, 24 hour Subway and concierge services.

Our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. This is why we provide unparalleled resources, benefits and a variety of incentives – including referral bonuses, special compensation packages and generous relocation bonuses for eligible positions.

 

Responsibilities

Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is adding additional positions to its existing staff of Neuroscience ICU Registered Nurses. The Neuro ICU is a 12 bed unit that will be expanding to a 20 bed unit in late 2016. We are positioned one floor above the Neuroscience floor which allows for a comprehensive focused patient care pathways from admission to discharge. RN patient ratio is 1:2. Depending on the acuity of the patient, we also provide 1:1 care.

 

  • Are you a skilled neuroscience or med/surg nurse with the ambition to hone your skills as part of a specialized team, using the latest technology?
  • Do you want a depth of experience with all sorts of neuroscience?
  • Would you like to join a team where your talents will be used to the fullest?
  • Do you want to be part of a growing practice, with opportunities for added responsibilities?

 

Community Regional Medical Center is seeking nurses like you for challenging work, 12 hour shifts.

We share responsibilities, and will provide opportunities for leadership, commensurate with your experience and skill set.

 

In this role you will work closely with the neuroscience team members including the Neuro Intensivist who provides 1:1 or group teaching. The population of Neuro ICU patients range from traumatic brain injury as a result of trauma to medical diagnoses such as stroke, epilepsy, intracranial aneurysm, brain tumors and other neurological disorders. Neuro ICU nurses as well as the Faculty provide comprehensive critical care, through evidence based practice to patients with both neurologic and neurosurgical injuries. Our Medical Team are highly trained and credentialed in a multitude of neurological procedures like placement of Extra Ventricular Drains, ICP Monitors and Lumbar Drains. Likewise our nurses are also highly competent and skilled to manage neurological patients.

With opportunity for growth in skills and educational training you can receive different certifications (i.e. ENLS, CCRN, CRRT, Trauma Core etc.…). Neuro ICU is a special, family oriented unit. The team is nurturing and supportive with lots of resources at your fingertips.

Qualifications

Minimum requirements include; Graduation from an accredited registered nursing program.  Current RN license for the state of California, BLS and Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire or transfer into job.  National Institutes of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale Course must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job. 

 

Qualities and experience we are looking for:

  • Ability to work closely with neuroscience team members.
  • Excellent communication & problem solving skills.
  • Desire to work closely with skilled neurosurgeons, in all areas of this specialty, including trauma cases.

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