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INTERNAL ONLY - at this time we are only accepting applications from current employees of Kootenai Health.

Kootenai Health is currently hiring a patient-focused, compassionate RN with a passion for providing exceptional care to those they serve.

About the Rapid Decision Unit
Our Rapid Decision Unit (sometimes referred to as an observation unit or clinical decision unit) is an integral part of the Emergency Department. Its sole use is for ED patients who require a short period of observation, evaluation, testing, treatment and medical management typically for a maximum of 24 hours. This unit is dedicated to provide efficient protocol-based care to patients with well-defined diagnoses or presenting symptoms such as chest pain, asthma, and congestive heart failure. Only approximately one-third of US hospitals currently have a unit like this.

About the RN Job

As an RN on our team, you will evaluate, plan, implement, and document nursing care for an assigned patient population. Additionally, you will assist physicians during examinations and procedures, perform various patient tests and administer medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. RNs on our team promote each patient's independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching each patient and their family members to understand patient conditions, medications, and self-care needs.
Minimum Requirements & Qualifications:
·         A graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program.
·         A minimum of BSN or enrollment and continuous progression towards completion of a BSN program.
·         1 year nursing experience preferred. We are not considering new graduates for this unit at this time.
·         State of Idaho Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with Idaho.
·          (ACLS required within 6 months for CCU, Emergency Department or Operating Room/PACU units.)
Days - 12 Hour Shifts
1 West - Rapid Decision Unit
Full Time
Kootenai Health
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Posted June 30, 2017

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