03 February 2021
RN – CVICU, Cardiovascular Intensive Care – San Jose, CA

CVICU, Cardiovascular Intensive Care - Registered Nurse  
$132K - $182K Depending on experience and credentials Differential & Weekend - Sign on Bonus
Schedule: Full Time -Night shift with rotating weekends / 3-12hr Shifts
 
Summary:
Coordinates total nursing care for critically ill patients, averaging in age from 57-70 years.  Primary patient population served cardiac patients.  Participates in patient/family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with members of the health care team to maintain standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Participates in organizational and unit-based quality improvement activities. Can provide mentorship and guidance to new employees. 
This is a very high acuity ICU with a mixture of Medical Surgical, Neuro and cardiac patients with multiple comorbidities (very sick patient population) -you may be required to provide care for patients with any of the below listed clinical specialty needs.
  1. Comprehensive stroke Center-EVD ICP experience and knowledge of taking care of stroke patients with post stroke intervention experience.
  2. Open heart experience helpful.
  3. CRRT, Balloon pumps, Impella experience are beneficial as we frequently manage patients with these medical devices.
  4. This is a very fast paced ICU.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Ability to use critical thinking skills and prioritize aspects of patient care; possesses good interpersonal communication skills. Can calculate medication dosages and safely administer medications within the critical care setting.
Required Work Experience: 
Minimum: 1 year of critical care nursing in Cardiac
MUST have Cardiac experience
Education: Associate degree in Nursing is required. 
 
Licensure Certification: Current license in California as a Registered Nurse.
  • BCLS 
  • ACLS 
  • NIHSS Stroke
  • Will accept pending CA license
Sign on Bonus and possible Relocation 
 
 
 
 
 
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