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Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

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Job ID: 960452
Facility: ECU Health Medical Center
Dept: CICU
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Shift: Nights
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2023

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Job Description

ECU Health

About The East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU Health Medical Center

East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU Health Medical Center is the region’s preferred facility for cardiovascular care. The six-story tower houses clinical space, diagnostic services and cardiovascular operating rooms, including a hybrid operating room. It features 120 beds for patients undergoing procedures for cardiac medicine, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery.

Position Summary

24 Bed Cardiac Intensive Care Unit 

The CICU provides services to adult, acutely ill patients experiencing the following:   

    • Acute STEMI

    • Decompensated heart failure

    • Cardiogenic shock

    • Post-cardiac arrest

    • Hemodynamic instability

    • ECMO

Registered nurses provide care in conjunction with the nursing assistant and medical team. The unit maintains one charge nurse without patient assignment and may have a float nurse, as well, depending on volume and acuity.

Skills that will be utilized include:  continuous infusion medication management, pain management, wound care, arterial line maintenance, central line maintenance, pulmonary arterial catheter management, tracheotomy care, chest tubes maintenance, mechanical ventilation monitoring, and continuous cardiac monitoring. Additionally, CICU team members will assist providers with bedside procedures and acquire skills with devices, including mechanical support devices, NxStage renal treatment and Arctic Sun for targeted temperature management.

Professional organization membership and certification are encouraged at the two year mark of employment. The ideal CICU candidate is someone who sees the cardiac population as their passion and places quality/safe patient care at the forefront of your practice.  Teamwork is of paramount importance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Diploma in Nursing, Associates in Nursing or higher
  • Current NC RN license or licensure to practice in a participating Nurse Licensure Compact state Health Care Provider is required.
  • Basic Life Support is required.

Other Information

  • Part-time - 24 hours/week
  • Night Shift
  • Some weekends

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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