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Fort Pierce, FL, United States

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Registered Nurse (RN)

CVICU

PRN 0.001 FTE 

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Fort Pierce, FL

 

Facility Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.

 

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center.  Lawnwood’s Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first – no matter what!

 

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America.  Historically, HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies.  Join our tradition of excellence!

 
Unit Description:

The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Lawnwood is a true find on Florida's Treasure Coast! It is a 12 bed, attractive unit, with the large, functional rooms nurses prefer. Utilizing an all RN staff and primary care nursing model, this unit has a Director and Patient Care Coordinators to serve as the Leadership Team. The unit culture is one of care, team work, and sharing of information to promote clinical excellence among all. Opportunities are learning to care for IABP patient, CRRT, and "fresh" open hearts.

 
Here are some facts:

Top 3 Patient Diagnosis: CAD, Vascular Disease, Valve Disease

Top surgical/interventional procedures: CABG, CABG/VALVE, TAVR, STEMI alert, Vascular

Type of equipment used: Zoll (Code ICE), Impella, IABP, Swanz Ganz

N/P Ratio: Varies by acuity 1:1, 2:1, 3:1
Floating to SICU, TICU, MICU, ED Holding, CCSD
Uniform: Ceil blue or white or any combination of the two
 
"The team work is great!" Liz, RN
 

The CVICU RN provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs. 
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Instructs and educates patients and families.
  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
 

 

 

Qualifications

Position Qualifications:
  • FL RN Licensure, or
  • Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
  • Current BLS & ACLS certifications (American Heart Association) as a Healthcare Provider.
  • Previous CVICU experience preferred
  • Will consider training strong ICU nurses
  • 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.
 


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Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Facility: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center
Job ID: 00102-9538
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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