RN Coronary Care Unit

Requisition ID
2021-173757
Department
Coronary Care
Hours / Pay Period
72
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
7a-7p
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Saint Joseph Health System
Location
KY-LEXINGTON

Overview

CHI Saint Joseph Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is a 433-bed acute care hospital with national recognition for treatment in the areas of cardiology, orthopedics and stroke. 

 

Known as Lexington’s "heart hospital", CHI Saint Joseph Hospital has pioneered several firsts in cardiovascular care with achievements including ACE Accreditation for Cardiovascular and Endovascular Care and Certification through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVRP) for our Cardiac Rehab Program.

 

Whether you are a new nurse with an interest in Coronary Care or an experienced CCU RN, connect with us today to learn more about joining our innovative cardiovascular department!

 

RNs with CHI Saint Joseph Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, have a variety of skills from clinical to project management. Their ability to multitask and consistently deliver high quality care makes them some of the most well-rounded nurses caring for our patients. Keen assessment skills, critical thinking, and a sense of urgency attribute to their success. 

 

As a Nurse, you will advance your career by providing care to patients funneled in from other units in the medical center which will quickly acquaint you with a variety of injuries, treatment options, and disease states. This provides you with the education and experience to advance your nursing career in specialized service lines such as cardiac, telemetry, orthopedics, neurology, critical care, surgical services, and emergency.

 

You appreciate that you will rarely have the same day twice and you thrive in a fast-paced clinical environment. Your documentation and communication is thorough, adding value to the whole nursing team. You position your teammates to do his, her, or their best work- benefiting your shared patients by

ensuring a smooth transition at shift change when you give report.

 

You have a talent for planning and coordinating which patients and their loved ones appreciate. You have the ability to think critically, creatively, and unconventionally when necessary. Project management is a natural talent as you will coordinate care between multiple patients while keeping your entire

healthcare team on track with shared goals.

 

CHI Saint Joseph Health provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Program
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)
  • Employee Referral Bonuses up to $15,000 (for eligible referrals)
  • Sign-on Bonuses up to $15,000 or Education Assistance (loan payoff) up to $24,000 (for eligible positions)

 

Whether you are an experienced RN ‘who’s seen it all’ or a nurse working toward that, we invite you to join CHI Saint Joseph Health today and experience nursing with us!

 

CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees, 8 hospitals, specialty clinics, and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations across Central and Eastern KY.

 

Learn more about CHI Saint Joseph Health’s Awards and Recognitions here:

https://www.chisaintjosephhealth.org/awards-recognition

Responsibilities

Expectations:

  • Support Cardiologists treating patients with cardiac dysrhythmia, coronary heart diseases and congestive heart failure
  • Deliver postoperative care to patients following minor and major surgical procedures
  • Facilitate education on heart disease to patients including medications, dietary changes, and weight management
  • Demonstrate curiosity for continuous learning on various heart disease processes, treatment options, and innovation in cardiac care

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree (ADN) in Nursing from an accredited nursing college or program
  • Active Registered Nurse (RN) license cleared by the Kentucky Board of Nursing or with eNLC multi-state practice privilege
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required to obtain within 90 days post hire

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
  • 2 years of experience as a Cardiac RN or Critical Care Nurse

 

 

Related Skills: cardiac nursing, cardiovascular nursing, patient care, assessments, stress tests, bypass, angioplasty, pacemaker, cardiac stepdown, fibrillation, arrhythmia, blockages, mi, heart attack, vascular, shunts, compassion, open heart surgery, osh, cardiac rehab, cardiac rehabilitation, inpatient rehab, outpatient rehab, counseling, heart failure, congestive heart failure, kinesiology, physiology, electrophysiology, rn, registered nurse, nurse, scrub, balloon angioplasty, coronary, left ventricular digital angiography, coronary intravascular ultrasound, heart catheterizations, heart cath, rotational atherectomy stent implantation, thrombectomy, ekg, hemodynamic status, hemodynamic line insertion, hemodynamic reading, central venous pressure, arterial gauge pressure

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