Travel Registered Nurse | Marion, North Carolina | CVICU | 2021
TRAVEL RN - CVICU (650) - 7PM - 7AM (406927)
Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit
CVICU Travel Nursing Jobs
A Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) nurse, is a highly-specialized nursing job. Nurses who work in CVICU have chosen a career in a demanding and high-intensity setting. Cardiac ICU nurses must adapt quickly to their ever-changing work environment and be able to think under pressure.
There is no doubting the importance of working with patients who are recovering from serious cardiovascular surgeries. Common surgeries a cardiac ICU nurse will see include but are certainly not limited to:
- Open heart surgery
- Coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), and
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair
Recording medical histories of patients, performing diagnostic tests and analyzing their results, administrating medications, effectively communicating with a blend of medical professionals who perform different functions in the CVICU, educating patients and their family members about lifestyle and diet habits that can promote healing and continued health are all common duties a cardiac ICU travel nurse will perform.
Quick-thinking and adaptability are immensely useful traits for a CVICU nurse. The often times fast-paced and high-intensity setting also requires detail-oriented nurses who maintain order. Having control over their environment and attention to detail save minutes and seconds when decisions need to be made quickly, or a patient’s condition changes suddenly.
Travel nurses who want to specialize in CVICU, should consider taking positions in medical-surgical units and ICUs to build a foundation of experience toward the CVICU. Special certifications for this specialty are highly encouraged, and by some facilities they are required.
CVICU travel nursing jobs are available across the country, because this specialization is in demand and is so critical to a smoothly running CVICU. Building a travel nurse career in this specialization could open doors to work in some of the nation's best hospitals and experience life in exciting cities.
Job Skills / Requirements:
- Valid BLS and ACLS from the American Heart Association
- A valid professional license within the state of practice
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Critical Care Registered Nurse (CCRN) credentials are recommended and may be required for specific travel nurse positions
- Other specialty-related certifications are preferred and may be required for specific travel nurse positions
- Proof of right to work in the United States
- CVICU experience in a hospital setting
CVICU Travel Nurse Salary and Job Outlook
There is a very high demand for CVICU travel nurses throughout the United States. Because this is a highly specialized field of nursing, it can be challenging for healthcare facilities and hospitals to find the qualified nurses they need to fill these roles. Therefore, CVICU travel nursing pay is typically on the higher end of the spectrum in comparison to other travel nursing jobs.
Elite Specialty Staffing also offers referral bonuses and other incentives that can further increase pay. CVICU travel nurses who work with Elite Specialty Staffing can choose to take free, private, luxurious housing, or a generous housing subsidy. When you work as a CVICU travel nurse with Elite Specialty Staffing, you will gain all the lucrative travel nursing benefits we offer. Apply today!
Travel Nursing Jobs in North Carolina
If you're hankering for a destination that offers beautiful coastlines, beautiful mountain ranges, wine country and breweries, big bustling cities and quaint small towns; then North Carolina should be on the books for your next travel healthcare job.
Travel nursing jobs in North Carolina can land you in one of those bustling cities and giving you the opportunity to experience the richness this state has to offer in your down time. Head to the coastline and watch the wild mustangs grazing the beach grasses on the Currituck Outer Banks, or visit Cape Lookout Lighthouse for wide-reaching vistas, or rent a kayak and explore the waters at Topsail Beach.
Nature-loving travel nurses in North Carolina can visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh or explore the beautiful Pilot Mountain State Park. Go rock climbing at Ship Rock in High Country or go camping under the starry sky at Grandfather Mountain.
North Carolina's travel nurses won't want to miss the drive of "Blue Ridge Parkway": a long drive that winds around and through the Appalachian Mountains. It boasts gorgeous views through the mountains. Planning stops along the way for hiking, biking, and even concert events (depending on the season) is a great way to get the most out of this great road trip opportunity.
North Carolina travel nurse pay varies depending on your specialty and the community you want to work in. Teaming up with Elite Specialty Staffing to enjoy their great benefits is the way to go in order to maximize your income potential.
Resources for North Carolina Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in North Carolina, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the North Carolina Board of Nursing's website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of North Carolina.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance from Day One
- Free Private Housing or Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- 401(k) Plans
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements