Travel Registered Nurse | Tomahawk, Wisconsin | CVICU | 2021
TRAVEL - RN - CVICU (653) - 26 WEEKS - 6P - 6A
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 Wisconsin
If you aren't already a lover of cheese, landing a travel nursing job in Wisconsin just might transform you into one. In September you can attend their Green County Cheese Days festival. If you can’t attend the cheese festival, you can tour many of the dairy farms and cheese factories scattered throughout the state to taste and learn about Wisconsin cheese. Cheese is perhaps what they're most famous for, but it's certainly not the only thing they have to offer when you choose Wisconsin for your next travel healthcare job.
Winter might be cold in America's Dairyland, but the slopes for skiing and snowboarding are powdery and exciting. Wisconsin also boasts the world's largest tubing park, and over 25,000 miles of snowmobile trails. Travel nurses in Wisconsin who need a warm up during the winter months, can have warm water fun at any of the seven indoor waterparks throughout the state.
Wisconsin travel nurses who land a contract during the summer months are sure to hit at least a few days of the epic Milwaukee's Summerfest, the largest music festival in the world that spans ten days and 75 acres. If you miss that festival, no worries! The state hosts tons of festivals year round; offering great food, fun entertainment and great music.
In the warmer months, lace up your good walking shoes and explore the caves at Spring Valley, or witness the 165ft dropping falls of Big Manitou Falls in Pattison State Park. Be sure to visit the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore to see the impressive rock formations, do a kayak tour, or be a beach bum on a sunny day off.
Don't forget, Wisconsin is also home to the NFL football team, the Greenbay Packers. Whether you are a football fan or not is immaterial, on game days nothing else matters to the residents of Wisconsin. Be prepared to learn about Packers football, even if only by way of osmosis from your community.
Wisconsin travel nurse pay and the benefits that come from teaming up with Elite Specialty Staffing make this destination a smart decision for travel nurses looking to make their mark in yet another state of our great nation.
Resources for Wisconsin Travel Nurses
If you are considering taking a travel nursing job in Wisconsin, be sure that all your registered nursing licenses and credentials are up to date. Check out the Wisconsin Board of Nursing's website for further information about the nursing regulations in the state of Wisconsin.
Work with Elite Specialty Staffing to Enjoy Lucrative Travel Nursing Benefits:
- High Pay and Bonuses
- Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Generous Housing Allowance
- Tax Advantage Plan
- Weekly Payroll Deposit
- Free Online CEUs
- Traveler Rewards and Discounts
- Travel and Licensure Reimbursements