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Cardiac Intensive Care (1000-61012)

Full Time

1845-0715

$34.84 - $41.33

25742

 

 

RN – Cardiac Intensive Care Position Overview

Our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit is a 16-bed, team oriented unit that cares for a variety of cardiac patients, including; patients post open heart surgery (ARRMC averages 500 open heart surgeries per year), post stent placement, post MI, and patients with heart failure and/or cardiogenic shock.  We also care for patients with balloon pumps, post cardiac arrest with targeted temperature management, and on occasion, with ventricular assist devices.  We have also recently started a TAVR program. Our RN to patient ratios are 1:1 - 1:2, depending on acuity and our average daily census is 12.  

  

*Our CCU achieved Beacon Gold Award Designation in 2013 and 2016*

 

For patients and their families, the Beacon Award signifies exceptional care through improved outcomes and greater overall satisfaction.  For critical care nurses, a Beacon Award can mean a positive and supportive work environment with greater collaboration between colleagues and leaders, higher morale and lower turnover. 

 

As a Cardiac Intensive Care RN at Asante, you will have the opportunity to:

 

·         Use advanced nursing skills to care for patients who are critically ill and at high risk for life-threatening health problems

·         Respond to life-saving situations, using nursing standards and protocols for treatment

·         Collaborate with fellow members of the critical care team including RT, PT, OT, Cardiologists, Intensivists and Cardiac Surgeons

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

 

·         Associates Degree in Nursing or above required

Experience

 

·         Previous critical care experience preferred

·         Basic arrhythmia proficiency and CCRN preferred

License/Certification

 

·         Registered Nurse (RN) licensed by Oregon State Board of Nursing required

·         Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (BLS) certified through the American Heart Association is required upon start

·         Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified through the American Heart Association is required upon start 

Compensation & Benefits

 

·         Competitive starting wage

·         Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness

·         Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution

·         Generous Earned Time Off

·         Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

 

Asante is one of the top 15 health systems in the nation and the largest healthcare provider in nine counties.  We are locally owned and based in beautiful Southern Oregon. We provide comprehensive medical care to more than 580,000 people throughout southern Oregon and northern California. Our facilities employ over 5000 people and include Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region. 

 

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values – the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

 

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service – Teamwork

 

Asante is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.