Travel Nurse CVICU RN position in Savannah, GA

LOCATION: Savannah, GA
POSITION: CVICU RN
DATE POSTED:
JOB LENGTH: 13 wks
SHIFT: Nights - 12 hrs
WEEKLY HOURS: 36
SCHEDULE: 7p-7a
NOTE:  2 yrs. min exp, level 1 trauma experience required and must be reflected on the submission file- prior travel preferred-BLS and ACLS required as well as GA license on hand to submit

Job Description

We're looking for Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Savannah, GA. The right RN should have 1-2 years' recent acute care experience. Read below for more requirements.

As a CVICU Travel Nurse, you will work with a diverse team of caregivers to administer care to patients following specialized procedures including open-heart surgery and heart transplants. Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RNs should have experience and skill caring for patients in a fast-paced, urgent and critical care environment.

As a CVICU Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:

  • Provide critical care to patients with potentially life-threatening heart conditions.
  • Prepare and administer prescribed medications.
  • Take samples for diagnostic tests; order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic tests.
  • Apply hemodynamic, phlebotomy and IV protocols.
  • Be called in for emergencies to provide CPR and operate defibrillators hospital-wide.
  • Educate patients and family members on how to manage recovery at home.
CVICU Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. Because of the fast-paced environment, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit RNs must possess good skills for coping with stress and be able to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds.

Benefits

We offer all the benefits you need to be successful. Here are just a few of our nurses’ favorites:

  • Each of our travel nurses receives guaranteed pay, with no risk of call-offs due to low hospital census.
  • We cover the costs of all necessary licenses and credentials. When you travel with us, Your Way Is Paid.
  • We offer travel reimbursement of up to $1,000 to get you to your assignment.
  • Start earning paid sick leave from your first shift worked, and use it after 90 days of employment with us.
  • Take advantage of our Easy Stay housing program, company-provided housing that pays like a subsidy.

Our Benefits

Location Information

Located on the scenic Georgia coast. Founded in 1733, Savannah is a city rich in history, charm and Southern hospitality. Each year, Savannah attracts millions of visitors from across the country and around the world.

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