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** Hiring Registered Nurse Cardiac, Thoracic, and Vascular Surgical Step- Down Unit 7CY Night Shift

Company: Sarasota Memorial Health
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:


Cardiac Progressive 3
Job Summary

Job SummaryProvides professional nursing care to patients and families in an acute clinical care environment, guided by the SMHCS nursing professional practice model and in accordance with the ANA's Standards of Professional Practice.Our Cardiovascular team is recognized nationwide for their expertise and high priority on patient outcome. The specialized staff on this unit provide complex care to our cardiac progressive patients. We are a surgical step down unit, focused on receiving and caring for patients from the Intensive Care Unit and from the Post Anesthesia Unit. In addition to a dedicated Charge Nurse, Clinical Pharmacist, Case Manager, Social Worker, and Intervention LPN on our unit, we also have a Cardiovascular Registered Nurse, and an on unit Physician s Assistant who work with the Cardiothoracic Surgeons. A mobility technician is assigned to the unit as well, to ambulate the surgical patients. All of these resources are to support the patients needs and provide ease for the nursing staff. Patient Population:

  • Patients with a primary cardiac diagnosis requiring complex nursing care including but not limited to:
    • Continuous Cardiac Monitoring
    • Acute Abnormal Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Medications and Cardiac Drips management including Insulin Drips
    • Pre/Post Cardiac Catheterization Procedures: Pacemaker, Angiography, Cardioversions, Ablations
    • Acute Myocardial Infarction
    • Pre Open Heart Critical Patients
    • Post Open Heart Surgical Patients ( bypass grafting, valve replacements/ repairs, septal repairs)
    • TAVR Procedure
    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Femoral Bypass Surgery, Thrombectomy, Angiogram, Angioplasty
    • Veraflow Wound Vac application and maintenance
    • Video Assisted and Robot Assisted Thoracic Surgeries
    • Chest Tubes
    • Acute Heart Failure SMH Opportunities for Experienced and Novice Nurse
      • Individualized orientation
      • Specialized training provided in Basic Arrhythmia/ACLS
      • Cardiac Internship & Nurse Residency for all new graduates
      • Critical thinking and assessment skill development through coaching and mentorship
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Opportunities for paid certification in Progressive Care or Cardiac (PCCN, CVRN)
      • Advancement opportunities in becoming a Preceptor and/or Charge Nurse
      • Unit based and/or Housewide committee involvement
        Required Qualifications

        • Require Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within six (6) months of hire for experienced RN or one (1) year for new graduate, and maintain throughout employment.
        • Require graduate of an accredited school of nursing or a diploma program. For new hires after 2012, Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing (BSN) required within three (3) years of hire date.
        • Require successful completion of Basic Arrhythmia test within ninety (90) days of employment
        • Require basic working knowledge of commonly used computer applications.
          Preferred Qualifications

          • Prefer National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) certification upon hire
            Mandatory Education

            • ASN: Associate of Science in Nursing
              Preferred Education

              • BSN: Bachelor of Science Nursing
                Required License and Certs

                • BLS: Basic Life Support/CPR
                • FL RN: FL Registered Nurse License
                  Preferred License and Certs

                  • ACLS: Advanced Cardiac Life Support Monday- Sunday Day Shift: 7:00 am- 7:30 pm Full Time is 3 Days a week; Part Time is 2 Days a weekNight Shift: 7:00 pm- 7:30 amFull time is 3 Days a week; Part Time is 2 Days a weekEmployee BenefitsReputation. Community. Impact. Growth. Every day, our patients at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System receive a first-class experience in care from a team on a mission to deliver the highest level of care in America. In the process of rising to that challenge, one by one, our people are finding their purpose and feeling their impact. Now it is your turn to see yourself here. Recognition: * Highest 5-Star rating from Medicare for quality and safety* Straight "A's" for Patient Safety* SMH is also listed among U.S. News Best Hospitals for Maternity for 2021-2022; the only hospital in the region to make the list.* One of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals, 40 Top Teaching Hospitals and 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital* Listed among U.S. News' 50 Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation Services and Specialized Urology Care, 2022 - 2023* Forbes' Best Employers for Women* Named among the World s Best Hospitals by Newsweek, 2019-2022 The Benefits of High Quality Care: Our commitment to becoming the best community hospital and health care system means providing the best possible benefits to our people. Some highlights: Total Rewards Package
                    Paid time off (start earning PTO on day one of employment) Self- Scheduling Tuition reimbursement Discounted medical, prescription, dental, vision benefit plans for Full & Part-Time employees Flexible Spending Accounts (Health Care and Dependent Care), Pre- tax dollars Life Insurance Disability Insurance Retirement Savings Plan: 403b Discounted Child Care & Before and After School Program and Summer Camp! (Sarasota Campus) Bereavement leave Free parking On campus dining with a 30% discount Credit Union w/ teller machines on campus Direct Deposit Free Wellness Screening Free confidential counseling services Employee Discount Programs Recognition Programs Referral Programs Tremendous growth opportunities for hard workers!

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