We Are Hiring:
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.
Charge Nurse (Registered Nurse) (RN)
St. Vincent’s East – Trussville, AL
Weekend Days – Saturday and Sundays - 7a to 7p
Premium included. Full Time Benefit package
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,
and retirement. 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.
ICU is a private
8- bed unit 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 pacemakers) and frequent use of vasoactive
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.
nurse to patient ratio is 2:1 with some patients requiring 1:1
care. Our beds are normally full, 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 environment. CVICU is a great unit
to develop or refine your ICU skills.
What You Will Do:
Coordinate unit staffing and provide
leadership while ensuring implementation of
clinical objectives and quality patient care in assigned
What You Will Need:
- Assign, direct, educate and monitor nursing and support staff
during assigned shift. Contribute to or perform performance
evaluations of staff.
- Assess daily patient care needs and develop and distribute
patient care assignments, ensuring that population appropriate
patient care is given.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of patient care and identify any
issues that affect desired patient outcomes.
- Responds to complaints about patient care and manage through
- May provide input for hiring, training, directing, development
and evaluating of staff.
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
- 1 year of experience required.
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
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