We Are Hiring:
Registered Nurse (RN) needed on our
Cardiovascular Step-down Unit (CVOU)
Position: Registered Nurse -
Department: Cardiovascular Stepdown -
Location: St. Vincent’s East –
Shift: Full Time – Night shift – 7p to
Sign on Bonus Option
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
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.
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
4North, Cardiovascular Step-Down is a private 18 bed
unit that specializes in cardiac care for patients who have had
open heart surgery. You will see cardiovascular/thoracic
patients and families that are post coronary artery bypass graft
surgery (CABG), heart caths, valve replacements, thoracotomies, and
many other cardiothoracic surgical procedures.
You will also see general medical surgical patients that
may have a primary cardiac diagnosis/history with co-morbidities
that may need telemetry monitoring, as well as those patients
needing critical cardiac drips.
On 4N, 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 have many
opportunities for assessments, lab value analysis, patient/family
teaching, wound care, IVs, and medication administration/
Our average nurse to patient ratio is 4:1. Our beds are
normally full, in high demand, and our staff is very rarely
Here at St. Vincent’s East, you will be joining a
motivated, energetic staff and will be introduced to a team
What You Will Do:
Provide direct nursing care in accordance
with established policies, procedures and protocols of the
What You Will Need:
- Implement and monitor patient care plans. Monitor, record and
communicate patient condition as appropriate.
- Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for
well-coordinated patient care.
- Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.
- Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with
members of the healthcare team.
Licensure / Certification /
- BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job
- Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed
from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or
job transfer date.
- Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team:
Ascension St. Vincent's has been serving Birmingham and
surrounding communities for more than 120 years. We employ over
4,800 associates across five hospitals in addition to outpatient
health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more.
Ascension St. Vincent’s is committed to providing compassionate,
personalized care for all, including our associates. We offer a
place of respect and inclusion, as well as a rich learning
environment with countless opportunities for career growth and
professional development. If you are looking to make an immediate
impact in your community, we invite you to explore a career with
Ascension St. Vincent's today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000
individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving
others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our
inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches
and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools
that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In
fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team
Ascension St. Vincent Health System is an Equal Employment
Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and
Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard
to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual
orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status,
genetic data, or other legally protected status.
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