Registered Nurse (Trauma/Acute Service-Weekends) – Indianapolis, IN

The Acute RN is a key member of the Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine Trauma and critical care team who delivers cutting edge care, reduces complications, and leads to earlier patient discharge.  The Acute RN collaborates with the APP and neurosurgeons on a multidisciplinary team to maintain continuity of care and facilitate the progression of the patient through the complex healthcare system.  The RN responds to acute crises to have a critical and vital impact on patient care under the direction of the APP/physician.  This is a days, weekend option position.

Designated an Indianapolis Star Top Workplace multiple times, Goodman Campbell Brain and Spine offers a rewarding work environment with many opportunities for growth in a fast-paced progressive corporation. We offer competitive salaries and benefits. Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, Disability, Employee Assistance, Personal Time Off (PTO), 401k and Profit Sharing Plan.  If you share our commitment to providing quality patient care in a supportive team environment we invite you to apply to the Goodman Campbell team where these qualities are valued and rewarded.

Duties:

  • First responder in collaboration with APP in Emergency Department to provide patient care intervention under the direction of the APP/physician.
  • Available for urgent calls regarding trauma patients in the Emergency Department, ICU, and other inpatient departments  under the direction of the APP/physician.
  • Keep accurate progress notes and dictate discharge summaries
  • Communicates appropriately with APP/physicians regarding any patient care issues
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with all involved in patient care
  • Provide patient and patient family education
  • Functions in collaboration with APP in an organized and time conscious manner
  • Professional presentation
  • Displays flexibility as it relates to the staffing needs of the acute service
  • Responsible for professional growth and development and in services, seminar, and annual certification record keeping
  • Complies with professional, regulatory, governmental and departmental standards
  • Keep accurate progress notes and dictate discharge summaries
  • Communicates appropriately with APP/physicians regarding any patient care issues
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with all involved in patient care
  • Provide patient and patient family education
  • Functions in collaboration with APP in an organized and time conscious manner
  • Professional presentation
  • Displays flexibility as it relates to the staffing needs of the acute service
  • Responsible for professional growth and development and in services, seminar, and annual certification record keeping
  • Complies with professional, regulatory, governmental and departmental standards
  • Contributes to the professional development of others by:
    • Sharing knowledge and skills
    • Providing and accepting feedback
    • Contributing to the education of staff and students

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Able to work collaboratively
  • Excellent judgment and decision making
  • Commitment to update skills constantly
  • Critical listening skills, ability to listen attentively and show empathy
  • Ability to communicate clearly to patients, family, and colleagues in a constructive, non- judgmental manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication, negotiation, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively manage conflict, addressing issues in a manner that maintains good working relationships
  • Able to keep detailed records and provide written reports and assignments in a complete, accurate, readable, and timely manner.
  • Ability to utilize patient information to meet identified goals
  • Able to handle the pressure of life-threatening situations
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of health promotion and maintenance with the ability to develop. Implement, and communicate patient education plans
  • Strong Pharmacology, anatomy, and physiology knowledge
  • Desire to work with all types of people and work as a team member
  • Good eye/hand coordination and precision
  • Advanced computer knowledge

Education and Experience Required

  • Current CPR certification
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Nursing skills/experience in trauma, Emergency, or Critical Care setting (neurosurgery is a plus)
  • Bachelorā€™s Degree from an accredited school of nursing
  • Must complete OSHA safety training for blood-borne pathogens

Please send a copy of your resume and the position you are interested in to resume@goodmancampbell.com for consideration.