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Registered Nurse (RN), Intermediate Care

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19975

Position Summary

Night Shift


3E intermediate care serves as a transitional unit between the general medical floors and ICU. We serve a diverse patient population with diagnoses ranging from medical and surgical to trauma and neurological. All patients on 3E are continuously monitored on telemetry and receive frequent assessments. There are opportunities with tracheostomy patients on ventilators, acute stroke patients, titratable drips including cardiac medications, heparin, and insulin, complex wounds and dressings, enteral and parenteral feedings, surgical drains, chest tubes, and seizure disorders including VEEG monitoring

A Registered Nurse at Springfield Memorial Hospital means becoming a part of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence.  The SMH environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible. Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that “care starts with caring.”  Nursing is about caring for people. Above all else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer expectations.  You can do this by treating each patient as if they are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice for the family, finding the answers when you don’t have one, and displaying compassion in all interactions.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Experience


  • Diploma of Nursing or Associate Degree in Nursing required; BSN preferred. 


  • RN license in the State of Illinois required. 
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy required. 


Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing.  Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
  • Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.

Yearly Credentialing to Maintain Current Track:

  1. Attends all Joint Commission, OSHA, and hospital/nurse manager specified mandatory inservices.
  2. Validates competencies and obtains credentials as identified in unit specific requirements.
  3. Completion of annual self-evaluation at time of performance appraisal.
  4. Submit sufficient documentation to validate current Clinical Ladder status to the nurse manager at annual performance appraisal.
  5. Meets credit range for Clinical Ladder Levels as follows (completion of probationary period is required in order to apply for promotion in the clinical ladder):
Springfield, IL

Sarah Kilver


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