Registered Nurse (RN) CVICU Nights
Posted on: August 17, 2019
We Are Hiring Come Join our Staff at St. Vincent's Birmingham!
Shift Details: This position is Full Time - Night shift 3/12-hour
shifts per week - 7p to 7a. Associates complete self-Scheduling and
complete a weekend every 6th weekend.
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.
What You Will Do
Cardiovascular ICU Cardiovascular ICU is a private 17- bed unit (12
ICU beds and 5 Open Heart Recovery beds) 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), you will have
the opportunity to join the Code Blue Team and frequent use of
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.
Our average nurse to patient ratio is 1:2 with some patients
requiring 1:1 care. Our beds are normally full, and our staff is
very rarely cancelled.
Here at St. Vincent's Birmingham, 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 Birmingham has over 400 beds and provides care for
many patients within the downtown area and surrounding communities.
Known for our Birth Suites and Ortho Sports service line, St.
Vincent's has a compelling reputation in the Birmingham area as the
hospital of choice for many services and the hospital is easy to
get to from any location.
St. Vincent's Health System is the first and only health system in
the nation to hold the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care
(SCPC)'s heart accreditations in all three areas, those include
atrial fibrillation, heart failure and chest pain. St. Vincent's
Cardiovascular Care Center offers a variety of services to assist
patients with cardiovascular problems. These services aid in the
diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
- Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for our
associates: the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfil
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. Required
- 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. Education:
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
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 possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment
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