RN Med/Surg Cardiac (Gainesville, FL)

Job Description:


Gainesville, FL



RN - Medical/Surgical Cardiac

Job Summary
The Medical/Surgical Cardiac North Tower Unit is a 45 bed fast paced unit that includes the post-surgical cardiac patient population. This is a fast paced unit where we focus on patient satisfaction, quality and teamwork together. You will provide safe and effective nursing care to patients utilizing the nursing process. We provide care to patients with a primary cardiac diagnosis, including congestive heart failure, chest pain, and arrhythmias. We are trained to begin specific antiarrhythmic drugs, including IV Cardizem, IV Amiodarone, and oral Sotalol.

We have a supportive leadership team that is committed to being available for staff and patients when needed. Our teamwork is recognized as being an integral part of our unit’s culture. We support each other to ensure excellent care of our patients. Our diverse patient population will grow your skills to become a valuable caregiver throughout your career. The team is dedicated to enriching our community through extraordinary healthcare with unmatched dedication and compassion. Come join our amazing team that feels like family. The next step of your career begins now!

Current license as a RN
Current certification as a BLS 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 Regional 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, The Regional Medical Center 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 Regional Medical Center is part of 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! The 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:
• 1 year of Short Term Acute care experience / LTAC
• 45 beds
• 1:5 ratio
• Largest cardiology group in all of the organization(17 cardiologists)
• If someone is interested in cardiac this is a good unit to start out in and they have the opportunity to move into CVICU if they do well
• Days and Nights shifts open (7-7) no call/ rotating weekends
Personality and culture fit are very important!

Salary: 2 years $25- $27 (5 y)- $30 (10 y)- $36 MAX (20 years)
• 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)