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Registered Nurse Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

Fairfax Medical Campus 616549 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

Come join the CVICU Team at Inova Fairfax! We are seeking a full time Registered Nurse for the CVICU at Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. D/N rotation or Night shift -3 x 12 hour shifts.$10K - $20K Sign on Bonus 

The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) is a 24-bed unit in the Inova Heart and Vascular Institute located on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church, Virginia. Patients admitted to the CVICU include, but are not limited to, post cardiac surgery, post vascular surgery, heart failure requiring invasive cardiac monitoring, and other medical or surgical diagnosis requiring intense and continuous monitoring. The CVICU is also a very specialized unit that cares for the most critically ill patients within Inova. These complex, critically ill patients require the best care the nursing profession has to offer.

A sample of these patients includes: 

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting  Heart Transplant - Lung Transplant 
Heart and Lung Transplant  
Heart Failure  
Ventricular Assist Device Implantation and Management 
Total Artificial Heart  
Cardiogenic Shock  
Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)  
Minimally Invasive valve replacement  
Transcutaneous Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI)  
MAZE procedure  
Surgical intervention for Atrial Fibrillation  
Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)  
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)  
Therapeutic Hypothermia post cardiac arrest  
Thrombolytic Therapy related to Vascular Emergencies

Sign on Bonus up to $20,000 and relocation bonus for those moving to the NVA/DC area.


•At least 1 year of RN clinical experience in a Critical Care setting or completion of a Critical Care fellowship. 
•1 - 2 Years of Critical Care/Cardiovascular RN experience strongly preferred. 
•Education - BSN or AD Nursing; if RN has Associates degree they must commit to obtaining BSN within 24 months of hire.
•BLS for Healthcare Provider Certification required and ACLS strongly preferred (must obtain within first 3 months) 
•RN licensed, or eligible to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia as a RN 
•Proficient in English, strong verbal and written communication skills 
•Exceptional interpersonal skill and the ability to display a caring demeanor towards others 
•Proficient computer skills required