Registered Nurse, Intensive Care
Company: Memorial Health
Posted on: February 16, 2020
There are four intensive care units within Memorial Medical Center
that can care for any patient who needs specialty monitoring and
management. A team of nurses, doctors, respiratory therapists,
social workers, pharmacists and other health care professionals
work together to care for patients while they are in the ICU.
The Medical Intensive Care (3C), Registered Nurse cares for all
medical diagnoses, including septic shock, respiratory failure,
overdose, DKA, targeted temperature management and CRRT. Patient
care includes management of IV inotropes, sedation, ventilators,
central lines and a variety of bedside procedures. Charge RN serves
on Code Team and RRT team.
The Surgical-Trauma/Neuro ICU (2C), Registered Nurse will work in a
Level 1 Trauma Center; designated by TJC as Comprehensive Stroke
Center. They will provide care for patients who have experienced
critical illness as a result of surgery, trauma, post-transplant or
neuro event requiring critical care recovery. Includes complex
patients requiring ventilators, frequent drip titration, various IV
lines, surgical site and drain care, CRRT and external ventricular
drain monitoring. Charge RN serves on Code Team and Rapid Response
The Regional Burn Center (5C), Registered Nurse will provide care
for adult patients with all levels of burn injury. Care is given
for the patient from day of admission to the day of discharge or
transfer to a different level of care. Thus the Burn Unit is a
critical care, intermediate and early rehabilitation facility. Also
cares for surgical and medical ICU overflow.
The Cardiovascular Intensive Care (6C), Registered Nurse will
provide care for all open heart, thoracic and lung volume reduction
surgery patients, as well as those with ruptured AAA and
esophagectomies. They provide postoperative care for complicated
vascular procedures and post-cath-lab care for acute MI. Extremely
fast-paced ICU environment with many IV inotropes and other drips,
ventilators, chest tubes, IABP, Impella, temporary pacemakers and
The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision,
and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients
through utilization of the nursing process. They will provide
age-appropriate care and will participate in research when
appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based
clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality
improvement processes and adhere to MMC Mission, Vision, and
Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the
ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
A Registered Nurse at Memorial Medical Center means becoming a part
of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The MMC
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.
- BSN preferred. Licensure/Certification/Registry:
- Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
- Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other
- 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.
Keywords: Memorial Health, Springfield , Registered Nurse, Intensive Care, Healthcare , Springfield, Illinois
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