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RN CVICU

Maxim Healthcare Services • Phoenix, AZ

Posted 8 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Other Great Industries
Health Care, Nurse

Job Description

The Coronary Care Registered Nurse is a professional nurse who coordinates the delivery of nursing care for critically ill, post operative, ventilator, post heart attack, post heart cath, hemodynamic stabilization and other critically ill patients in the units. The Registered Nurse responds to code and emergent situations as a team member within the hospital. The Registered Nurse participates in patient and family teaching, 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.

Responsibilities:
  • Handles multiple priorities, utilizing independent discretion/decision-making skills
  • Manages stress, anger, fear, and hostility appropriately
  • Works in close proximity to others or in a distracting environment
  • Works effectively both independently as well as with others
  • Makes decisions under pressure
  • Performs admission assessment within the shift or in accordance with specific unit standards
  • Plan of care includes nursing diagnosis statement for each identified problem
  • Demonstrates knowledge of hospital policies and procedures for administering transcribing and recording medications
  • 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
  • Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring including rhythm identification, interpretation and follow through with the appropriate intervention
  • Demonstrates the ability to care for a ventilated patient
  • Demonstrates the ability to care for a patient with ICP monitoring including monitoring, interpretation, and follow through with appropriate intervention.
  • Demonstrates the ability to care for a patient with a temporary pacemaker including insertion, monitoring interpretation of rhythm and care of the catheter.
  • Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient receiving thrombolytic protocol
  • Demonstrates knowledge of techniques, procedures and correct use of protective barrier equipment.
  • Assures a safe environment by instituting appropriate control measure to include hand washing
  • Complies with all Evidence Based Measures (core measures/SCIP/Stroke/Heart and others) and educates others
  • Demonstrates a willingness to identify and/or assume activities relative to the developmental needs of the unit and the nursing department
  • Demonstrates dependability/flexibility in meeting schedule needs of the unit and hospital
  • Accepts assignments as preceptor for new staff
  • Attends all required safety training program and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job related 
  • 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 id addressed
  • Responsibly follows the hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens
  • Maintains current knowledge/certification/licensure. Pursues professional growth and development
  • Assesses and diagnoses patient and family needs in order to provide quality care to assigned patients
  • Develops, discusses and communicates a realistic problem list (plan of care) for each patient, incollaboration with each patient/family/significant other in order to address all identified needs
  • Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing interventions and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient
  • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary
Minimum Requirements:
  • Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge and skills
  • 2 years of current acute experience (including at least 6 months in CVICU)
  • Prior Travel experience preferred
  • Current state registration or eligibility to do so
  • Current BCLS/CPR certification
  • Current TB/PPD or chest x-ray if applicable
  • Current Health Certificate
  • ACLS: RNs with more than 1 year experience should obtain certification within 6 months of employment
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to and from appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors, co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills required, proficiency in the English language may be required.
  • Computer proficiency required

Position Details:

  • This is a travel position with one of the top hospitals in the Phoenix area.
  • Shifts: Day and Night, 12 hr shifts
  • Competitive pay package for travelers including meal and housing stipends
  • Patient Ratio: 1:1-2
  • High Acuity 
  • 13 week assignment with extension and bonus potential
Benefits
At Maxim Healthcare Services, 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. 

Maxim Healthcare Services is a leading provider of home healthcare, medical-related staffing, travel nursing, and population health and wellness services across the United States. As an established community partner, we have been making a difference in the lives of our employees, caregivers, and patients for more than 30 years. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has paved the way for many rewarding career opportunities in the healthcare industry.  

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Job ID: 454755
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