Registered Nurse - Cardiac ICU -
Registered Nurse - Cardiac ICU
Falls Church, Virginia
Inova Health System

Inova Health System

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Registered Nurse - Cardiac ICU

Schedule: Day/Night rotation or Night Shifts available

Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a fast-paced critical care environment that places a strong emphasis on teamwork, excellent patient care, and providing a variety of learning opportunities to support the professional growth of our team. Our high performing nursing team works in close collaboration with extensively trained medical colleagues to include a Cardiac Intensivist, Medical Intensivists, Interventionalists and Cardiologists rotating as CICU attending, and Cardiology Fellows.

Our specialty population includes but is not limited to:

•Unstable STEMI management and post PCI/PTCA recovery, serving as STEMI response for the campus
•Complex cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock management including therapeutic hypothermia, CRRT, ECMO, Impella, and IABP therapies
•Complex advanced heart failure management, including traditional LVAD therapies, Heartmate and Heartware, as well state of the art percutaneous VAD devices (Tandem Heart)
•Complex unstable arrhythmia management, including care of complicated laser-assisted lead removal for PPM/AICD replacement, and transvenous pacemakers
•Advanced pulmonary hypertension therapies including Remodulin and Veletri
Key aspects of our unit that allow us to perform high quality care:

•State of the art monitoring devices and frequent exposure to cutting edge technologies and therapies
•Highly trained charge nurses out of staffing 24/7 in addition to a resource nurse
•A highly engaged core leadership team including nursing, medical, and pharmacy leaders who are invested in the patient care, growth of the program, and success of the team
•Medical direction by a highly skilled Cardiac Intensivist in collaboration with Fellowship Program Director, and a Medical Intensivist
•Highly trained Cardiac Clinical Specialist
•A growing Cardiology Fellow program that supports a model of 24-hour cardiology availability
•Clinical technicians whom provide CNA and phlebotomy support
•A zero-tolerance policy for negativity and disrespect between team members
•A strong emphasis on professional growth and development
Qualities that would make you right for our team:

•Excellent critical thinking skills and emergency management
•Collaborative approach to patient care
•Eagerness to learn
•Compassion and empathy
•Effective communication skills
•Positive and professional attitude
•Above all a passion for excellent patient care throughout the care continuum

At least 1 Year of RN clinical experience in a Critical Care setting or completion of a Critical Care fellowship.
•1 - 2 Years of Critical Care/Cardiac RN experience strongly preferred.
•Education - BSN or AD
If RN has an AD, within 6 months of start date the RN must meet with their nurse leader and ◦Identify which Accredited School the employee plans to attend
◦Submit a review of transcript from the school indicating the required pre-requisites and timeline for taking the courses
◦Provide a written plan with anticipated BSN completion date.
◦Complete BSN within 24 months of start date

•BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required and ACLS strongly preferred (must obtain within first 3 months)
•RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RN
•Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication skills
•Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a caring demeanor towards others
•Proficient computer skills required
Falls Church, Virginia 22042
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