Registered Nurse, 2C Surgical Intensive Care Unit

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Springfield, Illinois


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.

The Surgical-Trauma/Neuro ICU (2C), Registered Nurse will work in a Level 1 Trauma Center; designated by TJC as Comprehensive Stroke Center. They will provide care for patients who have experienced critical illness as a result of surgery, trauma, post-transplant or neuro event requiring critical care recovery. Includes complex patients requiring ventilators, frequent drip titration, various IV lines, surgical site and drain care, CRRT and external ventricular drain monitoring. Charge RN serves on Code Team and Rapid Response Team. 

Required Experience


  • BSN preferred


  • Licensed as RN in State of Illinois
  • Current BLS/CPR certification per policy

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.