Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiovascular ICU
Company: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: November 4, 2019
Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
Sign-On Bonus For Those Who Qualify! RN, CVICU, Full-Time (.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 matter what! 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 excellence! Benefits: 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.
Unit Description: 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 hearts.
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 Ganz 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 organization. The tasks and
- 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. Qualifications
- 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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