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Registered Nurse (RN) CICU Days

Company: Ascension
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Come Join St. Vincent’s as a Registered Nurse in our Cardiac Intensive Care Unit. 

 

Position: Registered Nurse (RN)

Department: Cardiac ICU

Location: St. Vincent’s East – Trussville, AL

Shift: Full Time – Day shift – 7a to 7p. 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.

 

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 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 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 Us

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.

What You Will Do:

Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • 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.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date required. 
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.

Education:

  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Additional Preferences:

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.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

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.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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 from applicants.

 

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