Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Clinical Nurse BSN - Neuro Trauma Care Unit

    Job Locations US-OR-Salem
    ID 2019-2696
    Category
    Nursing
    Position Type
    Full time
    Minimum Salary
    USD $39.47/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    DOE
    Shift
    Night
    Work Schedule
    Sun-Sun
    Hours Each Week
    36.00
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.

     

    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 

     

    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.

    Description/Qualifications

    Neuro Trauma Care nurses provide care for patients who suffer from a wide variety of brain or nervous system disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumors, traumatic brain injuries, meningitis, encephalitis, strokes, and spinal injuries.

    Also, surgical patients needing intermediate level of care post-operative, Sepsis, COPD, BIPAP, and traumas. NTCU staff are specially trained in NIHS, swallow screen and spine immobilization.

    NTCU sets the Gold Standard in accreditation with SPINE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE and has been awarded Top 10 in Patient Satisfaction numerously. NTCU staff are engaged in Kaizen lean methodology projects, on various committees including Specialty Practice for NTCU, evidence based practice, informatics, professional growth, magnet, diabetes, falls, sepsis, and geriatric to name a few. RN’s additionally have the opportunity to advance their certifications in CNRN, SCRN, and PCCN. Staff are highly respected and valued members who support a strong teamwork environment. Ratio’s for RN’s vary 3:1 to 4:1 pending patient intensities.

    Neuroscience Nurses perform many of the following typical procedures:

    • Support patients recovery in behavioural, physical, and cognitive abilities
    • Provide pre-operative and post-operative care for various procedures
    • Exhibit a high level of patience and sensitivity, as not all patients are able to exhibit normal mental functions
    • Keep medical records up to date for all patients
    • Monitor patients’ neurological activity
    • Administer various medications including drips and tests
    • Assist physicians with procedures, and inform them about patient’s conditions
    • Ensure patients’ families are kept up to speed with patient’s status and progress

    What you'll need:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree.
    • Current and unrestricted Oregon license.
    • Minimum of one (1) year experience required.
    • BLS issued by the American Heart Association required.

    Closing

    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.

     

    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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