Registered Nurse (RN)- Cardiac Surgery Critical Care Unit

Norfolk, VA:Virginia Beach, VA
Jan 31, 2018
May 05, 2018
Healthcare, Other
Full Time
Job Description:
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is hiring a Registered Nurse for our Cardiac Surgical Critical Care Unit! (CSA)
Full time, Night shift
Employees on this unit qualify for premium shift differentials!
Unit Description:
    A new care delivery model will allow the team to admit patients who no longer require or meet critical care criteria but are more acute than a typical IMCU patient. Nurses handle 1-2 patients on this unit based on acuity level. Nurses provide service to any patients that have undergone open heart surgeries such as CABG, Valve repair or replacement, aneurysm repair, TAVR, ablations, Heart Transplantation, and Mechanical Circulatory Support devices including the Total Artificial Heart and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), and various lung surgeries.Nurses complete management and titration of up to 2 vasopressors or 2 anti-hypertensives.Nurses manage and monitor arterial and CVP pressure lines.Nurses provide support to patients on High flow oxygen and BiPap.Unit is equipped with hardwire telemetry monitoring in addition to a central monitoring station.

Education Level
RN-Associate's Degree OR
RN-Bachelor's Level Degree OR
RN-Diploma (Non-degree) OR
RN-Doctorate Level Degree OR
RN-Master's Level Degree

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Required: Registered Nurse

Preferred: Basic Life Support

None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

New Hire Education Requirement: All new RN's who do not have their BSN will be required to sign a BSN Agreement committing to enrollment in an accredited RN to BSN program within 24 months of hire and successfully obtaining their BSN within 5 years of hire. BSN or MSN preferred. Meets and maintains any requirements defined by specific specialty; Critical Care/IMCU ACLS within 1 year of hire; All Direct Care RN's required to have BLS within 90 days of hire.

Keyword: cardiac, critical care, intensive care, ICU, progressive care

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