RN CVICU (Gainesville, FL)

Job Description:


Gainesville, FL





Job Summary
This Medical Center’s CVICU is a 24 bed cardiovascular intensive care unit that specializes in complex aortic surgery, minimally invasive valve replacement, and mechanical circulatory support including ECMO. With a nationally recognized surgeon/ medical director, we are rapidly growing surgical volume and recently implemented flagship cardiogenic shock/Impella and CRRT programs. We have a designated CVICU educator devoted to keeping you up to date on education and will support and guide you to reach your full potential!

Current license as a RN
Current certification as a BLS and ACLS Healthcare Provider
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
1+ Years of experience as a RN in an Acute Care setting preferred

Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

The Medical Center is a 432 bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center serving North Central Florida and offering comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, neurosciences, minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment, senior care, women's health and wound therapy, among other services.

A proven leader, this hospital is fully accredited, is certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and a Quality Top Performer by The Joint Commission, is an accredited Chest Pain Center, is designated as a Blue Distinction (tm) Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, and earned an "A" on the Spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade survey.

The Medical Center is part of a Healthcare organization which is a leading healthcare provider with over 31.2 million patient encounters a year at locations in 21 states including the UK. We care about our community! This Healthcare organization has been continually named one of Ethisphere’s most ethical company’s in the world since 2010. In 2018, the organization spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

General Comments
Additional Information:

• Open Heart focus. Also take PCU overflow can be 3:1. Have techs. Some vascular pts. Census usually 20-21, mainly short term. Example 5-6 days stay
• Use baloon pumps and dialysis. Respond to their own codes.
• Baloon pump experience a plus but not required. CCRN nice but can get later
• 1:2 ratios
• MUST HAVE at least 1 year of acute** care experience. mostly looking for people wanting to learn and grow.
• 24 bed
• Nights shifts open (7-7) no call/ rotating weekends (they can move to Days once they gain experience on the unit)
Personality and culture fit are very important!

Sal range: 2 years $29- $30 (5 y)- $33/36 (10 y) MAX

• Night shift diff 4.25
• Weekend diff $3
• No relo/ Offering a $5000 sign on bonus for all FT RN’s with 1+ year of direct acute care experience (They must have one year acute care (hospital experience), no LTC or outpatient. It can be anytime in their career)