We Are Hiring:
Come Join us
at St. Vincent’s
Birmingham as a Registered Nurse in our Cardiac
Stepdown on 5West.
Cardiac Stepdown – 5West
St. Vincent’s Birmingham – Birmingham, AL
Full Time Day shift – 7a to 7p – 3/12-hour shifts per week, to
include every third weekend
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At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our
work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a
comprehensive benefit package inclusive of company paid Short Term,
Long Term, Basic Life and Accidental Death. Our package also
includes medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous
PTO/Holiday accruals. Associates can also take advantage of other
great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption
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.
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
Cardiac Step-Down is a private 32 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
catheterization, stent placement, pacer placement, valve
replacements, thoracotomies, and many other cardiothoracic surgical
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
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/ management.
nurse to patient ratio is 4:1. Our beds are normally full, in high
demand, 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.
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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