Registered Nurse - Rapid Response (weekend days)
Coordinates and delivers patient care using the health care team philosophy practice model. Coordinates and does patient teaching and discharge planning. Coordinates activities with ancillary departments. Maintains standards of department and the hospital. Reports to Nurse Manager or designee.
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Current Mississippi RN license.
Critical Care RN with 3 or more years of experience, current BLS and ACLS required, NIH Stroke Certification, Obtain Acute Stroke Life Support Certification within 6 months of employment. CCRN required. Must sit for the exam within 12 months of being hired and must be certified within 18 months of hire. Also, must maintain CCRN certification. Must have strong communication skills, ethics, and mentoring skills.
Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize patients' individual needs based on medical conditions, age adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Requires good judgment in delivering patient care; good oral and written communication skills; ability to function in stressful situations; current review in CPR. Must be willing to rotate shifts, days off and work area; may occasionally be required to work overtime.
About St. Dominic’s:
St. Dominic’s is a 535-bed acute care hospital specializing in cancer treatment, women’s services, surgery, behavioral health programs and more. We believe that when you join St. Dominic’s as an employee, you join the St. Dominic’s family. Each employee is a valued member of the total care team whose ministry of Christian healing serves the individual needs of our patients. It’s the commitment of our employees that makes St. Dominic’s one of the leading healthcare providers in the southeast.
About Jackson, MS:
St. Dominic’s is located in Jackson, Mississippi which boasts various museums and parks as well as a coliseum that hosts events year round. Downtown is home to Jackson Convention Complex, Davis Planetarium and Thalia Mara Hall which presents concerts, ballets and operas. Ross Barnett Reservoir is available to the public for boating and fishing
Mississippi is known for long, sunny summers and short, temperate winters. A lower than average cost of living makes your dollar go further. The Jackson metropolitan area is roughly halfway between Dallas, Texas and Atlanta, Georgia and is approximately a 3 hour drive from New Orleans, Louisiana and Memphis, Tennessee.