As a nurse at Deaconess, you will be a part of a caring, compassionate team, dedicated to exceptional patient care. Deaconess provides nursing opportunities for general, advanced practice and specialties throughout our health system that includes six-hospitals and over 40 sites of care.
The Telemetry Stepdown (Tele Stepdown) unit is a newly designed 32 bed unit specializing in the care of the cardiac patient. This unit cares for telemetry, ICU stepdown, stroke overflow, and medical surgical patients.
ICU stepdown patients include patients requiring: management of cardiac drips, closer monitoring, or those who have had intensive surgeries, stroke, sepsis, and many other diagnoses.
Tele Stepdown provides central monitoring services to Gateway Hospital and The Heart Hospital. Our nurses receive training in ACLS, NIHSS, Basic Dysrhythmia, 12 Lead EKG and Stepdown. We offer a variety of experiences, an innovative design, nurses who are always in a learning/teaching model, and an excited and motivated staff!
SUMMARY OF THE JOB
The Registered Nurse provides direct patient care; demonstrates the knowledge, critical thinking and judgement of and integrates the use of evidence-based outcomes for Nursing practice; supervises care delivered; coordinates plan of care; provides education for patients, families and staff, and collaborates with other disciplines.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduate from a nationally accredited school of professional nursing, no experience required. If graduate of non-nationally accredited school of professional nursing, then at least one year of professional nursing experience is required. BSN is preferred, or an education action plan in place. Newly hired RNs on or after October 1, 2014 with five (5) years or less nursing experience are required to receive their BSN within five (5) years from date of hire.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND CERTIFICATIONS
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Indiana required.
Deaconess uses the EPIC Medical Record System
Deaconess Hospital is Magnet Recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Magnet designation is the highest level of recognition that a health care organization can attain that provides the service of registered professional nurses. The Magnet program promotes excellence in nursing practice. It recognizes and supports evidence-based practice, enhancing positive outcomes for both the patient and the nurse.