Travel Nurse CVICU RN

  • Travel Nurse Across America
  • Seattle, Washington
  • Nov 22, 2022
Travel Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Description

Description

 

We're looking for Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Seattle, WA. The right RN should have 1-2 years' recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a CVICU Travel Nurse, you will work with a diverse team of caregivers to administer care to patients following specialized procedures including open-heart surgery and heart transplants. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RNs should have experience and skill caring for patients in a fast-paced, urgent and critical care environment.

 

Your Way is Paid

  • Drug Screens
  • Background Checks
  • Credentials
  • Licensure
  • Medical Items
  • Continuing Education
  • Sick leave on every assignment!
Start Date
Early January
Estimated Weekly Total
$2,555.14
Shift
Days
Weekly Hours
36
Schedule
12
Date Posted
11/21/2022
Assignment Length
13 Weeks

Job Requirements

As a CVICU Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Provide critical care to patients with potentially life-threatening heart conditions.
  • Prepare and administer prescribed medications.
  • Take samples for diagnostic tests; order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests.
  • Apply hemodynamic, phlebotomy and IV protocols.
  • Be called in for emergencies to provide CPR and operate defibrillators hospital-wide.
  • Educate patients and family members on how to manage recovery at home.

CVICU Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Because of the fast-paced environment, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RNs must possess good skills for coping with stress and be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.

 

 

BLS, ACLS, active WA license. -2 Years CVICU exp required, unit prefers traveler experience -They can float at any time, they also float to acute care units when ICU census is low. -Pacers, swans & post op experience and IABP required -Lung & heart transplant experience preferred Cardiothoracic Surgical ICU caring for post-operative cardiac and thoracic surgery patients, and cardiomyopathy patients requiring mechanical circulatory support, EPS and heart failure, heart and lung transplant and primary pulmonary hypertension

Specialty

CVICU RN