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Vighter Medical Group RN ICU (15573) in Bad Axe, Michigan

RN ICU (15573)

Job Details

Job Location

Bad Axe, MI - Bad Axe, MI

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level


Salary Range

$36.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage


Job Shift


Job Category

Health Care

Job Description

Company:Vighter is a physician-led firm accredited by The Joint Commission and is verified as a service-disabled veteran-owned business by the VA. Since 2005 our company has provided healthcare services on challenging programs in support our Federal government clients. Our healthcare staff have performed Search and Rescue operations in Africa as well as Asia, assisted with the Ebola response effort, supported ICE with in-flight emergency medical services, conducted physical examinations for veterans seeking disability determinations, and many other missions. Apply today and our recruiting team will contact you within 24 hours.

Title:Registered Nurse ICU

Position Type:Temp to Permanent Hire

Location:Bad Axe, MI

Rate:Starting at $36/hour

Reports to:Project Manager

Shift Type:Nights, 7pm-7:30am, 12-hour shifts, 36 hours per week; weekend requirements: every 3rdweekend; on call requirements: none

Job Summary:

Vighter is recruiting a contract Registered Nurse for the Intensive Care Unit with McLaren Thumb Region. The ICU RN constantly monitors patients with highly unstable physical conditions and therefore will only be responsible for one or two patients at a time. ICU nurses are highly skilled and have specific experience to rapidly assess a patient's condition and intervene with immediate attention as needed. Additionally, the critical care nurse must be able to provide emotional support to gravely ill patients and their families.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Evaluate and monitor the patients progress.

  • Identify sudden or subtle changes in a patients medical condition.

  • Deliver regular updates to doctors, patients, and their family members.

  • Begin treatment and monitor doses.

  • If necessary, respond to a medical emergency and alert the appropriate doctors.

  • Care for patient needs throughout their recovery in the ICU unit.

  • Complete all necessary paperwork before transferring a patient.

  • Maintain patient records.

  • Create and implement effective care plans.

Credentialing Requirements:

  • Current unrestricted Michigan license to practice as a registered nurseRequired

  • BLS certification (from American Heart Association)Required

  • ACLS certification (from American Heart Association)Required

  • PALSRequired

  • Shall not have been convicted of a felony

  • Shall be able to read, write, and speak English

  • Shall be able to operate a personal computer utilizing Microsoft applications, such as Explorer, Outlook, Word, Excel, etc. so as to efficiently create and/or utilize an Electronic Medical Record


  • Evidence of graduation from baccalaureate, associate, or diploma nursing program in nursing for registered nurse.


  • 2+ years of ICU experienceRequired

  • Comfortable with IVs and VentsRequired

  • Med/Surg experiencePreferred


  • None

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to sit for more than 8 hours per day

  • Must be willing to work overtime if necessary

  • Must be able to use an elevator or walk up and down stairs

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds and carry up to 10 feet

  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above and below shoulders

  • Must be able to read and interpret handwritten and typewritten print

  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background investigation

  • Must be able to pass a urine drug and nicotine screen


  • General Liability, Professional Liability, and Medical Malpractice Insurance paid for by the company

  • Full-time employees receive Health, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Accidental Disability & Dismemberment, 4% retirement match 401K, Short-term and Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, and Accident Coverage

Vighter LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.