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Company: UAB Medicine
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

More money. Unlimited possibilities. Be a UAB nurse. Now offering recently updated regionally competitive pay and a new sign-on bonus.Compensation:Pay Range: $35.63 - $53.42 / hour- $25,000 new hire sign-on bonus for experienced nurses (full-time and weekend shifts only)- $20,000 sign-on bonus for new graduate nurses (full-time and weekend shifts only)- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, nursing-specific wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, annual certification recognition payment, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.Multiple Shifts Available:UAB Medicine supports work/life balance. The shifts available for this unit are:- Full-time AM: 3 12-hour shifts per week- Full-time PM: 3 12-hour shifts per week- Full-time weekend AM and PM- Part-time weekend AM and PM- Flexi/PRNUnit Details:UAB Medicine's Heart & Vascular Center (HVC) is a 48-bed unit - including open bays, private rooms, and 15 procedure labs - designed to streamline preop and recovery care for cardiac, neuro interventional, and interventional radiology patients. Patient care on this unit supports the cath (ACL) lab, electrophysiology (EP) lab, vascular interventional radiology (VIR) lab, and neuro interventional lab procedure areas. Staff in this unit conduct assessments and procedures that could include cardioversions, ablations, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), angioplasty, nephrostomy, biliary drains, thrombectomy, and transesophageal echocardiograms (TEE). It's a dynamic, fast-paced environment where you are constantly learning and challenging your critical assessment skills as a nurse providing clinical care to a diverse patient population. Plus, it's a role where team members can experience instant gratification from helping make a positive outcome. Staff working in the cath lab, electrophysiology lab, and vascular interventional radiology lab procedure areas can expect to be on call 5-8 days per month, including after hours, weekends, and holidays. Staff must be able to respond within 30 minutes for emergent cases and can be given access to a room if needed. Ideal candidates have previous critical care experience, but it is not required. Additional training is provided for candidates without experience.The HVC is a part of the Cardiovascular Institute at UAB Medicine, which is consistently ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery by U.S. News & World Report and numerous other awards and recognitions. From high blood pressure to heart transplants and everything in between, our experts provide the full range of cardiovascular care. The UAB Cardiovascular Institute is among the largest programs of its kind in the southeast and features the most advanced technology available.Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:UAB Medicine is Alabama's largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.- 5-time Magnet-designated organization- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama- America's No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021- Level I Trauma Center- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke CenterOur success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.Job Description:To utilize the nursing process to provide and monitor moderate sedation care and/or counsel individuals in the heart and vascular procedure setting with regard to the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention of illness and injury. Using a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, nursing judgment, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems through activities such as health teaching, health counseling and the provision of interventional care supportive and restorative of life and supportive of a peaceful death. To identify patient needs before, during and after procedure using the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Synergy Model. To delegate, coordinate and manage all aspects of nursing care provided to the patient in the heart and vascular procedure setting, their family and our community in a timely and cost-effective manner. To deliver patient care in collaboration with the patient, their family and all members of the health care team and with the knowledge of a licensed physician, psychologist, podiatrist, and/or dentist.QualificationsGraduate of a school of Nursing program approved and accredited by the Alabama State Board of Nursing and one (1) year of critical care nursing experience required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.Primary Location: UAB HospitalJob Category: Cardiovascular ServicesOrganization: 704550000 Heart/Vascular CenterEmployee Status: RegularShift: Day/1st Shift

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