Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics Clinical Nurse BSN - CVCU in Salem, Oregon
Salem Health Hospitals and Clinics are part of a network of state of the art medical facilities located within the heart of the Willamette Valley. At Salem Health, we pride ourselves on being a community centric, diverse organization that has been voted a top workplace by our employees for three years running.
We continually strive to provide innovative paths to learning and growth while maintaining an environment of strategic problem solving objectives through Lean driven principles. We understand that hardworking, conscientious and compassionate team members are one of our most valuable assets and we are always looking for outstanding people to join our team.
Your Role With Us:
Salem Health’s 30 bed cardiovascular unit is situated on the 5th floor of the Critical Care Tower. The CVCU, as a Beacon Silver Award recipient, functions using a model of shared governance. The CVCU staff is represented by the unit Special Practice Team (SPT) consisting of Registered Nurses, the Leadership Team (Nurse Manager and Assistant Nurse Managers), Critical Care Techs, and Certified Nursing Assistants.
The CVCU nursing staff has the opportunity for advancement through its professional development pathway, which utilizes the Benner’s novice to expert nursing theory as a framework. From beginning intermediate level care through open heart recovery and care, identified as Levels 1 – 6, education and clinical orientation are provided.
CVCU provides care to patients 16 years-of-age and older, who have primary cardiac diagnoses, including heart failure, post-cardiac arrest, cardiothoracic (CT) surgery (CABG, Valve repair/replacement, VATS/thoracotomy), IABP therapy, Impella insertion, post PCI, pacemaker insertion, ablation, arrhythmia, STEMI/NSTEMI, EKOS.
CVCU is a blended unit which includes 18 beds designated as cardiovascular intensive care (CVICU) and 12 beds as cardiovascular intermediate care (CVIMCU).
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree or non-nursing Bachelor’s Degree with MSN for Salem Health applicants.
Current and unrestricted Oregon license.
Minimum of one (1) year experience required.
BLS issued by the American Heart Association required.
We have many excellent opportunities available! To view all of our openings, please visit our career page at https://www.salemhealth.org/about/careers
As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.
Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
Requisition ID: 2021-7292
Street: 890 Oak St SE
Maximum Salary (DOE): DOE
Shift (Please note: this field is external facing to candidates): Nights
Hours Each Week (Please note: this field is external facing to candidates): 36.00