RN--Cardiovascular ICU, Nights, Weekend Option, 36 hours/week, Moses H. Cone Hospital
Greensboro, NC
Job Description

LOCATION: Moses Cone Hospital, Cardiovascular ICU
CITY: Greensboro

Exempt: No | FTE: 0.9 (36 hours/week) | Schedule: 12hr nights Weekend Option: S, S and 1 extra shift per week | On Call: NO

Assesses, plans, implements, documents, organizes, prioritize, delegates, supervises and coordinates the care of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric patients as prescribed within the parameters of the NC Nurse Practice Act and hospital complex.

Required: Graduation from a BSN, ADN or Nursing Diploma program, consideration may be given to RN's holding a certificate from approved foreign nursing programs.
All registered nurses without a BSN or higher will be required to enroll in a BSN program within one year of their hire date with completion of the program occurring within four years of hire.

Required: New RN Graduates: Acceptance into Cone Health New Graduate program or completion of an acute care new graduate program.
Preferred: Experienced RN : One year of Acute Care RN experience is preferred. Hiring leader may consider other RN experience at their discretion.

RN | Registered Nurse licensed in North Carolina or a Compact state.
BLS (CPR) | AHA Health Care Provider BLS

The following certifications are preferred and may be required within a certain time frame of hire as defined by the specific nursing unit.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN)
Safe Training and Responsible Restraints (STARR)

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Scope of Services

2H/ Cardiovascular Intensive Care (CVICU) Unit

1. Department Description - 2 Heart CVICU is a 26 bed patient care department with 26 private, hard-wired monitored beds with telemetry capability that provides care primarily to cardiovascular/thoracic intensive care patients, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The patient rooms are located on the perimeter of a rectangular shaped department with 7 nursing stations around the department. Supply storage is in between the nursing stations in the center of the department. Each nursing station contains a patient call system and 3 nurse stations with central cardiac monitoring system at the center and at each end of the department.

2. Population/Clients Served - High volume patient populations include those experiencing an acute myocardial infarction (MI) with complications, complex arrhythmias, heart failure, undergoing Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm Repair, Thoracic Abdominal Aneurysm Repair, Esophagectomy patients, Thoracotomy, multiple trauma, sepsis, Shock, acute respiratory failure, renal failure, hypertensive crisis, and CVVH. Low volume populations include head trauma, stroke, pneumonia, drug overdose, diabetic ketoacidosis, GI bleed, and long term ventilator patients. The average length of stay is 34.71 days based on admissions. Age groups served are adult and geriatric.

3. Services Provided - Nursing care is provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by an RN staff that is supported by ancillary staff of Nurse Technicians and a Nursing Secretary. Nursing care includes cardiac and respiratory assessment and monitoring, pharmacological support to the hemodynamically unstable patient and medical and nursing interventions to achieve physiologic stability and prevent complications. Services also include patient education related to the surgical procedure, disease process, other procedures, and support services for diagnostic purposes and rehabilitation.
Job Type Full-time