RN - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU)
Morgantown, West Virginia
What makes a successful RN - Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) at Mon Health System? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.
Working at Mon Health
The CCU at Mon Health Medical Center is a 10-bed critical care unit. The CCU staff admits patients directly from the operating room who have undergone open heart surgery for bypass, valve repair and replacement, and aortic aneurysm repair.
The CCU also frequently admits vascular surgery patients and medical ICU overflow patients.
The typical nurse to patient ratio is 1:1 or 1:2 with nurses able to care for more than two patients if they are lower acuity such as step-down level of care or awaiting discharge.
New RNs orienting to the CCU are typically given 16 weeks of orientation working directly with preceptors and attending didactic lectures.
Some of the medical therapies exclusive to the CCU are Intra-Aortic Balloon pump and the Impella short-term ventricular assist device. The unit frequently admits patients with Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheters, arterial lines, and ventilators.
A strong emphasis is placed on recruiting RNs who possess good critical thinking and communication skills, a desire for autonomy, and enthusiasm for continuous learning and honing of skills and knowledge. The leadership structure of the CCU supports a clinical manager or charge nurse on every shift, a unit-based educator, and a director who oversees the CCU and other clinical areas. Specialty certification is encouraged and supported.
As a RN at Mon Health you will coordinate total patient centered care ensuring optimal service to the communities we serve.
Incumbent must be a graduate of school of nursing.
Effective interpersonal communication skills in order to effectively collaborate with physicians, and instruct patients and their families.
Certifications/ Licensure Requirements:
Must possess licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in WV. Must possess BLS certification within probationary period.
May exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly.
Location: Mon Health Medical Center · CARDIAC CARE UNIT
Schedule: Part Time, Days/Nights
Mon Health highly recommends COVID-19 vaccinations. Out of an abundance of caution, you will not be able be on-site at any Mon Health facilities to start employment if you are pending testing, have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 5 days and/ or are showing symptoms of COVID-19 without a negative COVID-19 test. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact email@example.com
Our compensation and benefits are designed to help you and your family stay healthy and thrive in and beyond work.
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