Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiovascular ICU
Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: October 9, 2019
SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Sign On Bonus For Those Who Qualify!
Registered Nurse, CVICU, FT (.9 FTE), Days
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
and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care,
including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a
24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department,
labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology,
nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of
inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood
provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit,
Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and
Comprehensive Stroke Center.
Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as
Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood's Physical Rehabilitation
Center is CARF accredited and the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient
for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood
Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first - no
Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's
leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of
America. Historically, HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's
World's Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of
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,
student loan repayment, 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 as required.
- FL RN Licensure, or
- Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State
Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing
eligibility and duration provisions)
- 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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