Registered Nurse (RN) Clinical Nurse Lead - Cardiac
$5,000 Sign-on bonus offered with 2 years of experience!
This is a 40 bed unit. The Cardiac Medical Unit offers 2 Bariatric rooms, and 38 private rooms. The unit is fast paced with staff that are highly motivated, patient focused and team players. We require ACLS, BLS certification along with telemetry competency sign off. We specialize in cardiac conditions and care for patients with: Heart failure; Heart rhythm problems; chest pain and breathing problems associated with heart problems. Cardiac Medical also cares for patients who are waiting for Angiography or Angioplasty, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Cardiac Testing or Cardiac Procedures, Pacemaker Insertions, and ICD (Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator) Insertions. Medical overflow can occur on this unit as well.
The clinical nurse leader is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care. The Clinical Nurse Leader will facilitate and mentor others to grow professionally and advance their knowledge and skills. In addition, the Clinical Nurse Leader will continuously assess unit needs to ensure adequate resources for current and upcoming shifts by collaborating with other departments, clinical and nonclinical, to coordinate admissions, transfers, and discharges of patients in a timely manner. Finally, the Clinical Nurse Leader will demonstrate professionalism at all times and will uphold standards of practice by holding team members accountable for continued compliance.
EDUCATION: Graduation from a qualified, nationally-accredited nursing program.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of nursing experience in an acute care setting required. Two (2) years of nursing experience in an acute care setting preferred.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Current RN licensure permitting work in the state of Arizona, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required. Additional certifications may be required per department.