Charge Nurse (RN) CVICU Nights St. Vincent's East
Posted on: September 13, 2020
We Are Hiring Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) nurses
are ranked among the most sought-after specialty nurse
professionals working today. CVICU nurse jobs entail administering
care for patients following open-heart surgery and is considered
the most highly specialized and critical intensive care unit. As
such, you owe it to yourself to join a team that excels and has a
history of revolutionizing methods of heart care. Position: Charge
Nurse- RN (Registered Nurse) Department: CVICU Location: St.
Vincent's East - Trussville, AL Shift: Nights - 7p to 7a
Experience: One year of Nursing Experience is required Sign on
Bonus Available Cardiovascular ICU (CVICU) is a private 8- bed unit
that specializes in cardiac care for patients who have had
Cardiothoracic Surgery. This includes: CABG (Coronary artery bypass
grafting), MVR (Mitral valve repair/replacement, AVR (aortic valve
replacement), Thoracotomies, carotids and femoral popliteal bypass.
You will see extensive hemodynamic monitoring, use of continuous
bedside dialysis (CRRT), cardiac assist devices (IABP, external
pace makers) and frequent use of vasoactive medications. On CVICU,
you will be trained to detect medical issues before they become a
problem, so that you can respond to those emergent situations
quickly and confidently. You will:
- Assigns, directs, educates and monitors nursing and support
staff during assigned shift. Contributes to or performs performance
evaluations of staff.
- Assesses daily patient care needs and develops and distributes
patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate
patient care is given.
- Evaluates the effectiveness of patient care and identifies any
issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
- Responds to complaints about patient care and manages through
- May provide input for hiring, training, directing, development
and evaluating of staff. Our average nurse to patient ratio is 2:1
with some patients requiring 1:1 care. Our beds are normally full
and our staff is very rarely cancelled. Here at St. Vincent's East,
you will be joining a motivated, energetic staff and will be
introduced to a team environment. CVICU is a great unit to develop
or refine your ICU skills. Why Join Ascension? St. Vincent's East
is a 362-bed hospital, located just 15 minutes from downtown.
Situated between Irondale and Trussville, AL. It is the second
largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.
- Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for our
associates: the people who are the foundation of our work to
fulfill our mission. We offer a comprehensive benefit package to
include medical, dental, vision, retirement, as well as a generous
PTO/Holiday accrual. Company paid Short Term, Long Term, Basic Life
and Accidental death benefits are also included. Associates can
take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement,
adoption assistance and much more.
- Heart of Care: Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide.
That's why, at Ascension, we invest in our nurses, so they can have
a positive impact on the people and communities we serve.
- Free and Easy Parking Required Credentials:
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job
- Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
Association (AHA) required within 6 months of hire
- Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed
from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or
job transfer date. Equal Employment Opportunity As an equal
opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply
with all applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to
provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals,
employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based
on merit, qualifications and abilities. Employment decisions are
made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran
status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other
characteristic protected by law. Please note that Ascension will
make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied
for a position using our official application. Be on alert for
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