REGISTERED NURSE - CARDIOVASCULAR INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (RN - CVICU)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



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JOB DESCRIPTION-

Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

RN - CVICU

Full-Time

Registered Nurse candidates for the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit will have the following job responsibilities:

  • This unit is designated to accommodate critically ill adult and geriatric patients who have undergone surgical procedures such as cardiac, thoracic, vascular or neurological or who have intensive cardiac or respiratory medical needs.
  • The most common operative procedures are: Post Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, Post Valvular Replacement, and Post Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair.
  • The Registered Nurse (RN), provides age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintains a safe environment, educates patients and their families about healthy practices and treatment modalities, assures continuity of care, coordinates care across settings and among caregivers, manages information, communicates effectively, and utilizes technology.
  • Utilizes the nursing process to provide and plan care (i.e. assessment, nurse diagnosis, planning and coordination, implementation, and evaluation).
  • Additional roles include advocacy, performance improvement, leadership, problem solving, delegation, conflict resolution, and team player.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS-

Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

RN - CVICU

Full-Time

Registered Nurse candidates for the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit must meet the following minimum job qualifications:

  • Candidates must have successfully completed an accredited RN program.
  • Must have an RN license in the State of Virginia, COMPACT nursing, or have the ability to obtain one.
  • Candidates with relevant certifications are preferred.
  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2-3 years experience working in a CVICU.
  • Must have BLS and ACLS certifications from American Heart Association approved courses.

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