RN CVICU

Nashville, Tennessee

Category: Nursing

Travel

Job ID: 774222

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $2790 / Week

Posted Date: 4/30/2024

Nashville, Tennessee

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Nursing

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $2790 / Week

Job ID: 774222

Posted Date: 4/30/2024

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The Coronary Care Registered Nurse is a professional nurse who coordinates the delivery of nursing care for critically ill, post-operative, ventilator, post cardiac arrest, post heart cath, hemodynamic stabilization and other critically ill patients in the units.  The Registered Nurse responds to codes and emergent situations as a team member within the hospital.  The Registered Nurse participates in patient and family teaching, and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice in the intensive care/coronary care setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Handles multiple priorities, utilizing independent discretion/decision-making skills
  • Performs admission assessment within the shift or in accordance with specific unit standards
  • Plan of care includes nursing diagnosis statement for each identified problem
  • Evaluates the identified problems, care provided, and patient’s responses are reassessed in order to meet patient and family needs to assure overall quality of care delivered
  • Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the health care team, in order to assure quality care
  • Practices within legal boundaries of Nurse Practice Act and according to Hospital policy and procedures
  • Properly demonstrates the ability to care for a patient with hemodynamic monitoring including insertion, monitoring, interpretation, and care of the catheter
  • Properly cares for the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring, ventilators, thrombolytic protocols, ICP monitoring, and pacemaker insertions
  • Monitors and interprets heart rhythms
  • Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the Critical Care Division as defined in the scope of service to ensure that the unique nature of the client is addressed • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • RN License in state which the nurse will be practicing
  • Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge and skills
  • 2 years of cardiac care experience preferred
  • ACLS may be required per state/client contract
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards of practice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency program when applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or state regulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable to job site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAA requirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in the English language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 

Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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