CVICU Nurse in Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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Mission Hospital


Asheville, NC, United States
Regular Full-Time  645p-715a 
Category: Nursing and Nursing Support • Job ID: 47046
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This is a 19 bed combined Cardiovascular ICU and Cardiovascular Recovery unit that manages all post-operative cardiac, thoracic and vascular surgery patients as well as interventional cardiology patients. This inpatient unit serves post-surgery high acuity patients with world-class care. Our nurses work with the latest technologies to provide complex valve and coronary care as we lead the way in both our region and our nation as one of America’s Top 50 Cardiovascular programs for over the past decade!  Some of the advanced therapy modalities include LVAD implant, Centrimag, and ECMO.  The typical nurse/patient ratio on this unit is 1:2 (subject to change per treatment therapies and staffing).  We have a strong team-based approach alongside collaborative relationships with our multidisciplinary clinical teams. This unit’s leadership is focused on developing staff to grow in whatever direction you want to take your nursing career. Let us support you in meeting your goals and apply to join this progressive nursing team- we can’t wait to learn more about you!



Role Summary: Provides leadership which facilitates the delivery of professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation, to provide, delegate, supervise and document care and teaching of patients and family. Implements medically prescribed interventions.


Required Education: Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Effective 3/1/18 Bachelor of Science in Nursing OR enroll in a BSN or advanced degree program within 6 months AND obtain a BSN within 4 years of hire date into RN position. Previous signed BSN commitment letter OR grandfathering will be accepted between departments and Mission Health entities. Exemptions may be approved with CNO System Council approval.


Preferred Education: Masters in Nursing.


Required License or Certifications: Must have and maintain current licensure as registered nurse with the North Carolina Board of Nursing. eNLC (Enhanced Nurse License Compact) license may apply, licensee should confirm with NCBON Certificate: BLS Healthcare Provider.


Preferred License or Certifications: National Certification in area of specialty.


Required Experience: One year cardiac Intermediate or ED experince


Preferred Experience: Four years CVICU nursing experince- open heart recovery



Learn more about our award-winning cardiac team here:


Mission Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such offers equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic.




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