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RN- Cardiovascular Care Unit

Company: Carle Health
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary:

***$10,000 Sign On Bonus For Experienced RN's > 1yr***
Position Highlights:

  • Number of beds on unit: 18
  • Patient population (age, diagnosis, specifics about unit): 18 years and old. Cardiac arrhythmia, Chest pain, CHF, Pacemakers, Ablations, Heart attacks (MI), and Cardiac interventions.
  • Nurse to Patient ratio: 1:4-5
  • Department culture and resources: CVCU is a fast paced, high patient turnover unit. We admit and d/c multiple patients each day. The department culture is focused on teamwork, ensuring that patients' needs are met working closely with interdisciplinary partners. Resources: Charge nurse, Heart failure nurse, cardiac rehab, case manager/social work, respiratory and pharmacy.
  • Frequent nursing skills/equipment used: Nursing skills: Assessment, IV, managing cardiac drips, post procedure care, discharge teaching and completing admissions. Equipment: IV pumps, SCD machines, Bedside monitors, cardiac monitoring, oxygen, ambulation equipment, lift equipment.


    Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma (Not HS) in Nursing

    Registered Professional Nurse (RN) License Illinois upon hire and

    • Attend and satisfactorily complete all required continuing education regarding the care of acute stroke patients. Complete and maintain competencies for the care of critical care patients.

      Essential Functions:

      • Performs all responsibilities and duties required by unit as specific to the scope of service. Implements procedures and theories related to the specific area of practice. Maintains up-to-date and accurate documentation of nursing care provided to assure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team.
      • Completes initial assessment upon patient admission and develops appropriate plan of care in accordance with unit standards and that is based on patient and family needs. Implements plan of care, nursing interventions, and patient care procedures. Modifies plan of care based upon continuous evaluation.
      • Takes responsibility for patient and employee safety by reporting and/or correcting safety hazards and incidents.
      • Communicates with others directly and in private when necessary to resolve issues. Offers constructive feedback to assist in the professional development of peers, and confers with colleagues to expand knowledge base. Identifies own learning needs and takes initiative to begin appropriate solution.
      • Fulfills all requirements of departmental competencies.
        • Maintain clean and tidy work environment.
        • Maintain hospital and unit based competencies.
        • Hourly Rounding on patients.
        • Proactively seek out opportunities to assist internal and external customers.

          We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

Keywords: Carle Health, Bloomington , RN- Cardiovascular Care Unit, Healthcare , Bloomington, Illinois

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