Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends) SCHEDULE: Full-time Registered Nurse / RN - Cardiovascular ICU / CVICU Shift/Schedule: Full-Time Nights 7p-7a Medical City Dallas We are currently offering a SIGN ON BONUS OF UP TO $5,000 for eligible candidates! The CVICU is a highly specialized adult intensive care unit. It is comprised of 15 inpatient beds. The unit specializes in the immediate post-operative care of coronary artery bypass surgery, heart transplant, heart valves ventricular assist device placement, esophageal and thoracic procedures and post op vascular surgeries. Our population of patients may include MI, heart failure, cardiac dysrhythmias, hypothermia post-cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Aliso Viejo, Calif., recently conferred a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the CVICU at Medical City Dallas Hospitals, Dallas, TX . The Beacon Award for Excellence - a significant milestone on the path to exceptional patient care and healthy work environments - recognizes unit caregivers who successfully improve patient outcomes and align practices with AACN's six Healthy Work Environment Standards. Units that achieve this three-year, three-level award with a gold, silver or bronze designation meet national criteria consistent with Magnet Recognition, the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and the National Quality Healthcare Award. About Medical City Hospital Dallas Medical City was the first hospital in North Texas to achieve magnet status and is a very \"special\" ANCC Magnet medical center located in Dallas that is designed with the health and well-being of the entire family. Prevention of disease is our focus, but treatment, when necessary is by some of the most highly specialized physicians in the country. Our medical center offers a full service adult and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient centers, and a psychiatric hospital. Being recognized for their excellence in patient care, Medical City has received numerous awards including the Joint Commission's highest honor bestowed to hospitals in the United States. Qualifications Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing. If hired after 6/1/12, BSN required within 24 months of hire into RN position. Current license by the Board of Nurse Examiners State of Texas. Minimum of one-year experience in Critical Care in an acute care hospital within the last three years required. Experience with high acuity ICU medical / surgical patients is preferred LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED: Current RN license in the State of Texas or compact license Current American Heart Association BLS provider. ACLS required upon hire. RN Interns must complete ACLS within six months of hire CCRN preferred
Associated topics: coronary, domiciliary, intensive, intensive care unit, maternal, psychiatric, recovery, registered nurse, tcu, transitional
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