Travel Cardiovascular Nurse - (Cardio - CVICU RN)
- Nov 29, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
14185265 Job Description & Requirements
Cardiovascular Nurse - (Cardio - CVICU RN)
StartDate: 01/16/2018Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $47.00 - 49.00
The Heart & Vascular Institute Critical Care Unit (HVICCU) at Hershey Medical Center is a 30 bed, acuity adaptable, mixed medical/surgical critical care unit. HVICCU serves a variety of patient populations including, but not limited to: Open Heart Surgery, Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO, LVAD, IABP, and Total Artificial Heart), CRRT, Cardiac Transplantation, Vascular Surgery, Acute MI, Cardiogenic Shock, and complex Heart Failure with multi-organ system failure. We have a comprehensive multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, respiratory therapists, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, pastoral care and more. Our goal is to provide exceptional patient care in a family centered atmosphere to the most critically ill patients. We pride ourselves in being a quaternary care center that offers new and emerging mechanical circulatory support therapies.
Exp with PA catheters and other hemodynamic lines
Strong cardiac background
BSN Highly Preferred-Candidate with BSN will be given priority
About the Facility
As part of the Penn State-Hershey group, a national leader in children's care that was recently recognized by US News and Report for pediatric cancer, diabetes and endocrinology services, this facility is one of the premier healthcare establishments in the state. The medical center is a perennial award winner, being designated as a Magnet facility and awarded multiple distinctions by national and state agencies. The facility is the only Level I pediatric trauma center between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and serves the most populous rural regions in the country.
Best known as the birthplace of the chocolate of the same name, Hershey is referred to by many as the "Sweetest Place on Earth." Sports fans will find much to love in the region, with A-league hockey and lacrosse games being a local favorite. In addition to Hershey's Chocolate World, a must-see, the area boasts many attractions, including Hersheypark Stadium and the Milton S. Hershey Mansion.
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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