Piedmont Atlanta Hospital - Atlanta, Georgia
The CVlCU is a 30 bed, post-cardiac surgical ICU for all post open heart surgery patients including CABG', Valves, LVAD, Heart Transplant, and Vascular(aortic aneurysm repairs), anything requiring a sternotomy.
Devices: Continuous renal replacement therapy, Targeted temperature management(post cardiac arrest), IABP, LVAC, Impellas & ECMO.
Our unit provides excellent care to some of the highest acuity patients in the state. We value a strong work ethic, critical thinking, and teamwork.
The staff nurse provides nursing care to patients from birth through the lifecycle utilizing nursing processes to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care for patients. He/she functions within the framework of the policies and procedures of the organization and demonstrates professional growth and accountability. The staff nurse is responsible for maintaining standards of practice, coordinating patient care activities of all assigned staff in the provision of quality nursing care.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Graduate of a nursing program
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
New Graduates of a nursing program eligible
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current License in the State of Georgia as a Registered Nurse or NLC/eNLC Multistate License.
BLS certification required.
For PRN positions: One year of nursing experience in a hospital setting preferred
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Advanced certification in field of specialty, if applicable (see addendum)
Nursing Experience in Hospital Setting Preferred
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