Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiac ICU
Posted on: August 17, 2019
We Are Hiring Come Join St. Vincent's as a Registered Nurse in our
Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU).
This position is Full Time - Night shift - 7p to 7a. Associates are
placed on a 4-week rotation which does not change, allowing the
associate to know well in advance of their scheduled days. It is a
3/12-hour shift position, working one weekend a month with a 7 day
off stretch either before or after their weekend.
One year of Nursing experience is required. Cardiac experience is
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 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.
- Free and easy Parking
- 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. About
Cardiac ICU (CICU) is a private 12- bed unit that specializes in
critical cardiac care for patients. You will see extensive
hemodynamic monitoring, use of continuous bedside dialysis (CRRT),
cardiac assist devices (IABP, impella, external pace makers) and
frequent use of vasoactive medications. We also receive and care
for TAVR patients.
CICU specializes in Induced Hypothermia care for cardiac patients.
You will be trained to initiate, maintain, and recover these
patients. On CICU, 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 2:1 with some patients
requiring 1:1 care such as our hypothermia patients. 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. CICU is a great unit
to develop or refine your ICU skills.
- 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 required
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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