A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The SMH environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.” Nursing is about caring for people. Above all else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer expectations. You can do this by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions.
The Medical Cardiac (6E), Registered nurse will care for medical and surgical cardiac patients; post-cardiac-cath patients; TAVR, ablation and vascular surgical patients; as well as post-open-heart patients. This unit has coronary care unit beds for closer observation of acute MI patients and those requiring IMC care with cardiac/vascular condition. They will provide pacemaker/ICD placements and aneurysm repairs, traditional cardiac cath/stent placements. All beds in this unit have on-site telemetry monitoring. Also provides assessments, chest tubes, temporary pacemakers, teaching, IVs, dressings, analysis of laboratory values and medication administration and management.
Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.
Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.
Employment Type (feed only)