RN, Registered Nurse - Cardiac Stepdown
Christus Health

Lake Charles, Louisiana

Posted in Medical and Nursing


Job Info


Summary:

Cardiovascular Step-Down is a 31-private bed unit that specializes in cardiac care for patients who have had open heart surgery. We see cardiovascular/thoracic patients and families that are post CABG, heart caths, valve replacements, thoracotomies, and other cardiothoracic surgical procedures. We also see general medical surgical patients that may have a primary cardiac diagnosis/history with co-morbidities that may need telemetry monitoring, as well as those patients needing critical cardiac drips. On Unit 41, we train our staff to detect medical issues before they become a problem, so they can respond to those emergent situations quickly and confidently. We have many opportunities for assessments, patient/family teaching, IVs, wound care, lab value analysis and medication administration/ management. Our average nurse to patient ratio is 4:1. We offer flexible scheduling and promote a team environment. On Unit 41, we encourage communication and collaboration in an environment that is engaging and rewarding for our health care professionals, as well the patients on our unit.

Requirements:

Graduate of a State Board School of Nursing or equivalent.

Six (6) months experience preferred.

Current RN license or permit to practice professional nursing in the State of Louisiana.

American Heart Association BLS - within two (2) weeks of employment

Current ACLS certification at time of hire or within 12 weeks of hire for experienced RNs or completion by the end of the clinical orientation period for new graduate nurses. Maintain certification thereafter.

Current Arrhythmia recognition at time of hire or within 8 weeks of hire for experienced RNs or completion within 6 months for new graduate nurses. Maintain certification thereafter.

Work Type:

Full Time



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