Nurse Cardiac ICU

Requisition ID
Cardiac ICU
Hours / Pay Period
Standard Hours
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center



Current Incentives for qualifying external Nurses with a 2 year commitment

  • Up to a $25,000 Sign on Bonus  (prorated by FTE- min 0.6 FTE required); Lump sum payment within 30 days of start)
  • Up to $25,000 in Education Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loans
  • Up to a $25,000 RN Residency Completion Bonus for qualifying RN Residents
  • Relocation Assistance for experienced RNs


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.


As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program



The new St. Michael’s critical care units utilize GE monitors and have brand new hillrom beds. Many of our rooms have ceiling lifts. Our teams are supported by respiratory therapy, physical and occupational therapy, pharmacy on the units, case management on the units, and a team of engaged physicians. Come join our amazing critical care team.


Job Summary:

This 24 bed critical care unit houses patients being admitted for cardiac, thoracic, and vascular care. This unit also entails ICU and PCU levels of care. Each private room is large enough to house all necessary pumps and equipment while allowing for space for family support (when allowed). This includes CRRT, Impella, IABP, and ventilators. Staffing is based on national standards of care and includes: 2:1, 1:1, 1:2, and 1:3.


Essential Duties:

Provides continuous cardiac monitoring, arrhythmia recognition and intervention. 

Initiates and titrates multiple, complex cardiac related infusions at higher doses. 

Manages intubated/mechanically ventilated patients. 

Manages patients with acute neurological/neurosurgical events. 

Manages acute trauma patients.




Job Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred.  

Previous PCU or ICU experience preferred. 

Previous Emergency room experience also considered

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing. 

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification. 

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or attainment within six months of hire. 

CCRN/Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) preferred.



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