Job Description & Requirements
Cardiovascular Nurse - (Cardio - CVICU RN)
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In 2013, this 464 bed facility in the heart of Los Angeles was Voted America's Best Hospital for Patient Experience in 2012 by Women's Choice Awards! Even when we rank at the top of the industry we continue to make dramatic gains in a broad range of areas from treatment of hypertension and asthma to breast cancer screening - often reaching the top ten percent of all health care providers nationally. As one of the nations "Top Hospitals" with an "A" grade for Patient Safety, our dedicated physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals provide care to more than 25,000 patients admitted to our hospital and an additional 750,000 patients through our outpatient clinics.
Unit Details: Open Heart ICU unit, Cardiovascular Critical Care Unit
CSU Unit will float to ICU/CCU/ICSU/Tele
Total # of beds in the unit: 32.
-May not take Open Heart patients right away, Rn's needs to establish Trust
-Nurse to patient ratios 1:1, 1:2 or 2:1 for all shifts.
-No Ancillary Staff.
-Patient’s age: Mixed Adults. Staff works in 12 hour shifts.
-Unit patient population: Pre and post op area for cardiac surgery.
-Special Procedure: IABP, Ventilator,Pacemakers, Multi-drips, Hemodynamic monitoring, CRRT.
-Ethical Issues Procedures: Blood products/transfusions, withdrawing life support
-Scrubs can be any color, RN provides their own scrubs.