Rapid Response Nurse

Critical Care
Franciscan Health

?1201 South Main Street?
Crown Point, IN 46307



Full-Time; 36? Hrs/Wk

Nights; Weekends

Never or Rarely Travel



Caring,┬ skilled health inspirers┬ 


This position provides house coverage for all codes and rapid response calls.┬  The Rapid Response Nurse will be a clinical resource for staff, rounding on units and collaborating with the staff and clinical managers regarding staff and patient needs.┬  It is expected that the Rapid Response nurse participates in customer service initiatives including rounding and service recovery, as well as attends unit and other leadership meetings as assigned.


  • Consult and coordinate with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, or evaluate patient care plans.?┬ 

  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.

  • Administer medications to patients and monitor patients for reactions or side effects.

  • Modify patient treatment plans as indicated by patients' responses and conditions.┬ 

  • Prepare patients for and assist with examinations or treatments.┬ 

  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.┬ 


  • Give┬ full attention to what other people are saying, take┬ time to understand the points being made, ask┬ questions as appropriate, and not interrupt┬ at inappropriate times.┬ 

  • Be┬ aware of others' reactions and understand┬ why they react as they do.┬ 

  • Talk┬ to others to convey information effectively.┬ 

  • Actively looking for ways to help people.┬ 

  • Use┬ logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.┬ 

  • Monitoring/Assess┬ performance of┬ yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.┬ 

  • Identify┬ complex problems and review┬ related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.┬ 

  • Understand┬ the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.┬ 



Associates Required

1-3 Years Experience

License(s): Registered Nurse




It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.

Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.

Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

Company Description:

Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic health care systems in the Midwest employing a work force greater than 18,000. With 14 hospitals and a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence, Franciscan Health takes pride in providing convenient, comprehensive care for our patients and the community we serve.┬  For 140 years, Franciscan Health has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. Each day, throughout the halls of our hospitals, we embrace our Franciscan Tradition by walking in the footsteps of St. Francis, who left behind his worldly possessions to care for all of those in need.

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