Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiovascular ICU Acute Cardiac Unit job San Diego Cal
Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiovascular ICU  Acute Cardiac Unit job San Diego Cal
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Registered Nurse (RN) - Cardiovascular ICU/ Acute Cardiac Unit Job

Employer Name: Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego SpiderID: 8735353
Location: San Diego, California Date Posted: 6/13/2019
Wage: Category: Nurses/Nurses Aids
Job Code: 2416
Number Of Openings: 3

Job Description:
CVICU/ACU (Cardiovascular Intensive Care/Acute Cardiac Unit). Very few heart centers around the world offer dedicated pediatric intensive care services and our program is unmatched in the region which stretches across the Pacific Rim to the U.S. southwest. Our 30-bed unit, situated in space solely devoted to cardiac care, provides all levels of inpatient care for congenital or acquired heart disease and can flex to 37 beds when needed. Patients remain in the CVICU/ACU from admission to discharge, providing continuity and stream-lined care. Our work stations are within steps of the patient rooms offering reassurance and comfort to both patients and families of being in visual contact with members of the healthcare team. Advanced care modalities include extra corporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and a heart transplantation program that is thriving and demonstrates excellent outcomes.

We offer an extensive training program for nurses with adult critical care experience or pediatric medical/surgical experience wishing to transition into the CVICU. For the first year, you will be working a rotating schedule consisting of 2 months on the day shift, followed by 2 months on the night shift. After your first year, you will transition to fulltime night shifts. The shifts are 12 hour shifts.


Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice. Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care. Selects and administers the appropriate care taking into consideration the age and developmental level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.

Job Requirements:
- Associate's Degree or Nursing Diploma
- One year of experience
- Current California RN license
- Current BLS/CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association)
- PALS or PEARS (within 6 months of hire)

- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
- Three years of experience
- Professional nursing certification
- Bilingual Spanish
- Pediatric nursing experience in a comparable, high-acuity department

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required: Bachelors
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Relocation Assistance, Tuition Reimbursement, Company Cafeteria

Company Profile:
Rady Childrenís Hospital-San Diego is the regionís pediatric medical center serving San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties.

We are:
- The largest childrenís hospital in California based on admissions.
- The only hospital in the San Diego area Magnet recognition dedicated exclusively to pediatric healthcare.
- The regionís only designated pediatric trauma center.
- Provider of care to 91 percent of the regionís children.
- Provider of care to 227,461 children.

Our outstanding team includes more than 900 physicians and 1,200 nurses on staff, more than 5,000 employees, about 500 active volunteers and about 1,250 Auxiliary members.

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Rady Children's Recruitment Company Type: Employer
Company: Rady Children's Hospital - San Diego
City: San Diego
State: California
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