Registered Nurse (RN) CVICU
Company: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: October 16, 2020
SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Registered Nurse, CVICU
Part-Time (0.6 FTE), Nights
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Fort Pierce, FL
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed
acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is
home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast
providing interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart
surgery. Other hospital services include adult and pediatric
emergency services, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics,
orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, as
well as inpatient and outpatient surgical services.
Lawnwood is designated by the Joint Commission as a Certified
Primary Stroke Center. The Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF
accredited and we are designated a Level II Trauma Center by the
Florida Department of Health and verified by the American College
of Surgeons. We also offer a freestanding ER in Vero Beach
providing emergency treatment for adults and children closer to
home. Additionally Lawnwood offers the area's only Level III
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care
Unit (PICU). At Lawnwood patients come first - no matter what! We
invite you to work in a fast-paced environment with a team of top
healthcare professionals while enjoying a culturally vibrant, yet
laid-back quality of life centered on Treasure Coast beaches,
boating, fishing, community and the outdoors.
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including
competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth
opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do
excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical,
dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement,
employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.
The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Lawnwood is a
true find on Florida's Treasure Coast! It is a 12 bed, attractive
unit, with the large, functional rooms nurses prefer. Utilizing an
all RN staff and primary care nursing model, this unit has a
Director and Patient Care Coordinators to serve as the Leadership
Team. The unit culture is one of care, team work, and sharing of
information to promote clinical excellence among all. Opportunities
are learning to care for IABP patient, CRRT, and "fresh" open
Here are some facts:
Top 3 Patient Diagnosis: CAD, Vascular Disease, Valve Disease
Top surgical/interventional procedures: CABG, CABG/VALVE, TAVR,
STEMI alert, Vascular
Type of equipment used: Zoll (Code ICE), Impella, IABP, Swanz
N/P Ratio: Varies by acuity 1:1, 2:1, 3:1
Floating to SICU, TICU, MICU, ED Holding, CCSD
Uniform: Ceil blue or white or any combination of the two
"The team work is great!" Liz, RN
The CVICU RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with
established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare
The tasks and responsibilities include:
* Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.
* Carries out physician orders.
* Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans
wounds, monitors vital signs.
* Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for
well-coordinated patient care.
* Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as
appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
* Instructs and educates patients and families.
* Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with
members of the healthcare team.
* Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
* Orients and mentors new staff members.
* Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment
* FL RN Licensure, or
* Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing
Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and
* Current BLS & ACLS certifications (American Heart Association) as
a Healthcare Provider.
* Previous CVICU experience preferred
* Will consider training strong ICU nurses
* Customer service abilities including effective listening
* Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to
work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
* Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending,
reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or
equipment up to 50 pounds.
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