Travel Cardiovascular Nurse - (Cardio - CVICU RN)

  1. Sun City,AZ
  2. Sep 12, 2017
  3. Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
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13175199 Job Description & Requirements
Cardiovascular Nurse - (Cardio - CVICU RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $31.00 - 34.00

This position presents an opportunity to join an elite team of passionate physicians and nurses within the unit. Their 28 bed combined with Cardiovascular/Surgical Intensive Care Units (CV/ICU) offers a specialized recovery unit dedicated to caring for patients immediately after open-heart and thoracic surgery. They have 24-hour state-of-the-art care and monitoring, and their trained registered nurses and respiratory care practitioners work together to provide excellent care. This unit prides themselves on a comfortable and comprehensive experience.

Working in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU), the cardiovascular nurse is responsible for administering care for patients following open-heart surgery. Considered to be the most highly specialized and critical intensive care unit, the CVICU is also sometimes responsible for the treatment and care of heart transplant patients.

Required Qualifications
BLS, ACLS,
AZ license
2 years experience,
Travel experience preferred.
Facility Requirements: Fresh Heart Experience Required. Must be Heart Trained.

Preferred Qualifications
Facility Requirements: Fresh Heart Experience Preferred


About the Facility
Since opening its doors in 1971, this 501-bed medical center has been caring for patients in the northwest area of metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona. This center prides itself on offering a full range of specialty services including cardiac, neurosciences, orthopedic, rehabilitation, and oncology. Featuring a nationally recognized heart center, this hospital's clinical neurosciences program is just one of three in the Valley to offer deep brain stimulation, a surgical option for some patients with Parkinson's disease or essential tremor. Designated by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a Community Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Program, the committed staff at this center delivers unprecedented results to its patients.

Facility Location
Located within the Phoenix metropolitan area, Sun City is a popular retirement community in Arizona, known for quaint, slow-paced, community-centric living. Its proximity to Phoenix affords Sun City a wealth of entertainment and dining options, should residents desire to take a short daytrip. Sun City offers residents many golfing and dining possibilities in its own right, including the well-known Copper Canyon Golf Club, which is a regional draw for Sun City.

Job Benefits
Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:


  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses


About the Company
Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation's top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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