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RN - CVICU - Hazard
Ref No.: 20-05395
Category: Travel Nursing and Allied
Location: Hazard, Kentucky
1. General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Patient population in this unit includes pre/post-operative CABGs (occasional valve replacement), lung surgeries, carotid endarterectomies, lower extremity revascularizations.

2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc.)
Paper documentation, Philips telemetry, Philips ventilators, Braun IV pumps, Accudose medication delivery system (Pyxis is coming Oct. 2018). Meditech documentation in early 2019. Familiarity with the EKOS system is a plus (for treatment of DVT and pulmonary embolism)

3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.

Minimum of 2 years exp., basic arrhythmia interpretation, management of vasoactive/sedative IV infusions, recent open heart experience (within the last 6 months)


4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)
BLS, ACLS, NIHSS

5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
Guaranteed 36/36 hours, scheduled 36/48 every other week, weekends per manager, no block scheduling

6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)

Per facility's union contract, all travel staff float before core staff. Critical Care staff floating to Stepdown or Med/Surg areas will serve as a resource RN or have an assignment limited to 3 patients.

7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
6

8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)

1:1-2

9. Dress Code:
Grey uniforms bottoms and any color tops