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The CVICU is a 28 bed high acuity unit. We provide care to a varied group of cardiac and vascular critical care patients. Some of the experience and skills in the CVICU that we provide are recovering fresh open heart surgery patients, hypothermia, tPA, balloon pump, impella, SLED, aquapheresis, and caring for lumbar drains. We have recently implemented a palliative care and inpatient hospice program for our patient population. We perform over 600 open heart surgeries and over 1200 vascular surgeries each year. This lays the foundation in establishing Banner Health's Vision of Banner Heart Hospital to be the Cardiac Hub for the East Valley. We provide specialized hemodynamic monitoring and have many protocols to allow for timely and evidence based care.100% EMR; CPOE; and PPID for med administration, Staffing is 2:1 or 1:1 for higher acuity patients
Banner Heart Hospital is a recipient of the 2018 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals award by IBM Watson Health. This award, previously known as Truven, is determined by our clinical outcomes, clinical processes, efficiency and cost for our heart attack, heart failure, PCI and CABG patients. Our outcomes reflect excellence in cardiovascular services benefiting our patients, their families, their employers and our entire community.
Prior ICU or Cardiac experience is essential for success in this position
Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $3/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable
Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.
If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of experience, please apply to our New Nurse Experience openings.
About Banner Heart Hospital
Located next to Banner Baywood Medical Center in east Mesa, Arizona, Banner Heart Hospital specializes in providing the most advanced cardiovascular care in an environment of clinical excellence, compassion and healing. With 111 beds, we are one of the largest freestanding heart hospitals in the nation. We have also been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitalsr for cardiovascular care by Thomson-Reuters. Our facilities include 28 cardiovascular intensive care beds, 67 telemetry beds, a 16-bed interventional stay unit, two endovascular suites, six OR suites, six cardiac cath labs, two electrophysiology labs and a non-invasive cardiology unit.
About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.
This position assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents nursing care of patients in accordance with organizational policies and in accordance with standards of professional nursing practice utilizing the framework for professional nursing practice and development. This position is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under their direction. This position utilizes specialized knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills necessary to assess data and plan, provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age of assigned patients.
Must possess a current, valid RN license in state of practice, temporary/interim RN license in state of practice, or compact RN licensure for current state of practice. BLS certification is required. Additional certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice.
Relates throughout the interview process the experience, training and education needed to perform the job. Experience in the clinical area for which he or she is applying is desired. Must maintain clinical performance competencies appropriate to the area in which they work as demonstrated through annual validations. Banner Registry and Travel acute care positions require a minimum of one year experience in an acute care hospital setting. Experience must include working in an acute care setting within the past 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the specialty area. Banner Registry and Travel physician practice positions require a minimum of one year experience as a Registered Nurse in a physician practice or an acute care setting.
Bachelors degree preferred.Professional certification preferred.
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
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