Nov 28, 2022

**10,000K Sign on** Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiovascular ICU

  • Community Health System
  • United States
General Nursing Intensive Care Unit

Job Description

**10,000K Sign on** Registered Nurse (RN), Cardiovascular ICU

Requisition ID 2022-31980
Category Licensed Nursing Positions
Shift Type Limited Time
Shift 12 Hour
Shift Schedule Days
Facility Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital (FHSH)
Location US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date 9/27/2022

Overview

*All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA*

Up to $10k sign-on bonus available for candidates meeting specialty experience requirements

We are looking for RNs to join our Cardiovascular ICU team! In this fast-paced environment, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a close-knit team, all while caring for a wide acuity of patients. The patients you will care for will range from moderate to high acuity, including cardiac, vascular, and bariatric surgery patients. This is the perfect opportunity if you are looking to grow your ICU experience alongside a specialized cardiac team!

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital opened in 2003 as a dedicated cardiovascular surgery hospital and expanded to include bariatric and general surgery in 2006. With those changes, this 57-bed hospital in north Fresno has quietly become a worldwide leader in bariatric and metabolic surgery. Fresno Heart is highly collaborative with the Community Regional staff.

We know that our ability to provide the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. Because of this, we provide unique benefits like free concierge services to run your errands while you work and well-being support through on-demand resources, as well as excellent retirement options and core benefits. Financial benefits are important too, and outside base compensation, we provide relocation bonuses if you are moving to our wonderful community.

Your Career at Community | Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.

Responsibilities

In this nine-bed unit, you will have an RN-to-patient ratio of 1:2. Depending on the acuity of the patient, we often provide 1:1 care. You will be working closely with all multidisciplinary team members ranging from the physician, advanced practice professionals & Clinical Nurse Specialist, to respiratory therapy, physical therapy, case management, and pharmacy. You play an essential role in integrating this multidisciplinary approach into your patient’s care plan.

In your role, you will:

  • Collect and analyze comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health or the situation to determine the diagnosis.
  • Develop, implement, and coordinate a plan in a timely manner that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes in a safe environment. Provide appropriate health education to patients and others as appropriate.
  • Evaluate progress toward attainment of outcomes which systematically enhances the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and patient Safety.
  • Attain knowledge and competencies that reflect current nursing practice and evaluate own nursing practice in -relation to professional practice standards and guidelines.
  • Interact with and contribute to the professional development of peers and colleagues and provide leadership in the professional practice setting. Integrate research findings into practice.

Qualifications

Education
• Graduate of approved nursing program required
• Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred
Experience
• Consistent demonstration of Novice / Advance Beginner clinical nursing practice proficiency required
Licenses and Certifications
• RN - Current State of California Registered Nurse license required
• BLS - Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by American Heart Association (AHA) required
Refer to the department’s specific requirements, orientation skills checklists and competencies
Additional Certification Requirements
Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within 3 months of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 01-60300 CVU, 01-60306 FH CVU, 01-74230 Cardiac Surgery, 01-75706 FH Cath Lab, 01-75900 Cardiology, 01-75931 Cardiac Pulmonary Rehab, 01-61705 FH Tele, 01-75700 Cath Lab. Clovis: 02-75701 Cath Lab.
Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 04-87301 Centralized Flex Staffing, 01-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only. Clovis: 02-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only.
Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification must be obtained within 1 year of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 01-61790 CPCU, 01-61791 CVS Progressive 8W, 01-60100 4ICU Medical, 01-60101 5ICU Trauma, 01-60102 Neuroscience ICU, 01-61704 Neuroscience 9W, 01-61780 ICU Stepdown(PCU), 01-61100 Burn Center, 01-61701 Med Surg 2 East, 01-61702 Med Surg 5 Central, 01-61703 PCU 7W, 01-61770 Orthopedics, 01-70100 Emergency, 01-72000 FH ADTC-Advanced Diag Test Ctr, 01-73900 Burn Therapy, 01-74000 Labor & Delivery, 01-74003 Antepartum, 01-74206 FH Surgery, 01-74240 Neurosurgery, 01-74270 PACU, 01-74276 FH PACU, 01-74300 Short Stay Surgery, 01-74306 FH Short Stay Surgery, 01-74004 OB Triage, 01-61730 Oncology, 01-76400 Radiography Therapeutic, 01-77610 Endoscopy. Clovis: 02-60100 ICU, 02-61790 CPCU, 02-70100 ED, 02-74000 Labor & Delivery, 02-74001 Antepartum Testing, 02-74004 OB Triage 02-74270 PACU, 02-74300 Short Stay Surgery, 02-77610 Endoscopy.
Basic Arrhythmia must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 04-87301 Centralized Flex Staffing, 01-61100 Burn Center, 01-61701 Med Surg 2 East, 01-61702 Med Surg 5 Central, 01-61703 PCU 7W, 01-61770 Orthopedics, 01-61730 Oncology, 01-61790 CPCU, 01-61791 CVS Progressive 8W, 01-74000 Labor & Delivery, 01-74004 OB Triage, 01-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only. Clovis: 02-74000 Labor & Delivery, 02-74001 Antepartum Testing, 02-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 04-87301 Centralized Flex Staffing, 01-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only. Clovis: 02-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification must be obtained within 1 year of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 01-60500 PICU Pediatric ICU, 01-61100 Burn Center, 01-62900 Pediatric, 01-70100 ED, 01-74270 PACU, 01-74300 Short Stay Surgery, 01-73900 Burn Therapy, 01-76400 Radiography Therapeutic, 01-77610 Endoscopy (except for nurses in pre-admission testing). Clovis: 02-70100 ED, 02-74270 PACU.
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Stroke Scale Course must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 04-87301 Centralized Flex Staffing, 01-60100 4ICU Medical, 01-60101 5ICU Trauma, 01-60102 Neuroscience ICU, 01-61704 Neuroscience 9W, 01-61780 ICU Stepdown(PCU), 01-70100 ED, 01-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only. Clovis: 02-60100 ICU, 02-70100 ED, 02-87300 Nurse Float-PR Only.
Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) Course must be obtained within 6 months of date of hire or transfer into job for the following departments (exceptions may apply, refer to Policy #10925): 01-74000 Labor & Delivery, 01-74003 Antepartum, 01-74004 OB Triage. Clovis: 02-74000 Labor & Delivery, 02-74001 Antepartum Testing, 02-74004 OB Triage.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 01-60500 PICU, 01-60700 NICU, 01-62900 Pediatric, 01-63800 Obstetrics, 01-65320 Newborn Nursery, 01-74000 Labor & Delivery, 01-74003 Antepartum, 01-74004 OB Triage. Clovis: 02-60700 NICU, 02-63800 Obstetrics, 02-74000 Labor & Delivery, 02-74001 Antepartum Testing, 02-74004 OB Triage.
Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) Chemotherapy/Biotherapy certification must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer into job for the following departments: 01-61730 Oncology.
Certified Electronic Fetal Monitoring (C-EFM) by the National Certification Corporation (NCC) must be obtained within 1 year of hire or transfer into job for the following departments (exceptions may apply, refer to Policy #10925): 01-74000 Labor & Delivery, 01-74003 Antepartum, 01-74004 OB Triage. Clovis: 02-74000 Labor & Delivery, 02-74001 Antepartum Testing, 02-74004 OB Triage.

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Please note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.

Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires and those candidates meeting current bonus requirements.