Sinai Hospital Registered Nurse- ICU/CICU in Baltimore, Maryland
Registered Nurse- ICU/CICU
The CICU is a fast-paced 6-bed cardiac intensive care unit, dedicated to the recovery of open heart surgery patients. Surgeries include but are not limited to coronary artery bypass graft (CABG), valve replacement or repair, aneurysm repairs, and complex transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) cases. The unit specializes in complex hemodynamic monitoring of critically ill patients, vasoactive medication titration, and rapid ventilator weaning. Fresh open heart cases remain 1:1 for the first 6 hours post procedure, and other patient assignments remain 1:2 after the initial 6-hour recovery. Daily interdisciplinary rounds occur with the Cardiovascular Intensivist and Advanced Practice Provider team. Shifts are 12 hours in length with rotating weekend requirements. Provides safe, age-appropriate patient care, and function as advisor, resource, for patients and their families as a member of the patient care team.
Requirements: BSN or ASN with 2+ years of experience required; working knowledge of theory and practice within a specialized field; Maryland RN license; American Heart Association CPR certification; specialty certification preferred; Microsoft Office Suite; Basic computer skills; Cerner; Healthstream; Standard Office Equipment; Medical terminology; Nursing Process skills based on MD Nurse Practice Act; Critical thinking skills; Medical equipment. Sinai Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.
Part of LifeBridge Health, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore features state-of-the-art facilities and renowned Centers of Excellence – some with national and international acclaim. As the largest community hospital and the third largest teaching hospital in Maryland, Sinai Hospital's mission is to provide quality patient care, educate medical students and residents, and engage in research to improve the lives of people all over the world. Sinai Hospital is a smoke-free workplace. M/F/PV/IWD Employer
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