Registered Nurse - CVICU

Duration: 13
Job Type: Travel
Hours: 36
Pay Scale: $1800/week
Shift: Days
Location: Hazard , KY


CVICU Travel Registered Nurse Job:

CVICU nurse is a highly sought after position which requires a high level of competancy professionally as well as the ability to maintain focus in an environment that is in a constant state of change involoving different levels of clinIcal situations. CVICU nurses must be able to manage heart conditions, evaluate and monitor heart devices, provide physical exams, interpret lab results, and educate patients on health maintenance and disease control.  CVICU nurses require a high level of education and experience in order to properly asses the patients current and long term needs such as rehabilitative care.

CVICU Registered Nurse Qualifications:

  • Active RN license in specified state
  • Nursing degree from an accredited nursing program
  • At least two years CVICU nurse experience
  • BLS and ACLS required
  • Additionally, the RN may have professional certifications, including but not limited to RNBC-MS, RNBC-GERI, RNC-MS, RNC-GERI, OCN, ONC, CURN, CRRN, CPDN, CORLN, CNN, ACRN, CGRN, CHN, or CPDN

CVICU Registered Nurse Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Medical Surgical travel nurse job activities match staff nurse responsibilities and include:
    • Provides safe and comprehensive nursing care according to state regulations, hospital policy and procedure and Joint Commission standards
    • Demonstrates understanding and utilization of universal precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures
    • Operate and monitor equipment used to monitor and regulate the patient’s condition
    • Assesses the need for patient/family instruction
    • Make rounds on all patients on the team

Benefits of Being a Plains Medical Staffing Travel Nursing Employee:

  • Premium pay
  • Prestigious facilities
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Immediate access to the industry's best recruiters and healthcare facilities
  • Private housing or housing allowance
  • Group health insurance benefits
  • Retirement plan