This is a 16 bed high acuity cardiac medical intensive care unit. It’s an integral part of our advanced continuum of care for cardiac patients who have experienced heart failure, cardiac arrest, post STEMI etc. The typical nurse/patient ratio on this unit are 1:2 (subject to change depending on treatment therapies and staffing). Many patients may require advanced treatment therapies such as IABP, Impella, targeted temperature management (TTM), CRRT, etc. We have a strong team-based approach and our leadership is focused on developing nursing staff to grow in whatever direction you want to take your career. These are not patients coming from surgery or open heart surgery on this unit (if those patients are your preference, please see our CVICU postings). Let us support you in meeting your goals and apply to join our Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital here in Asheville- 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 ICU or ED nursing experience
Preferred Experience: One year ICU experince
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