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Registered Nurse CICU IFMC Weekend

Fairfax Medical Campus 624113 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US

Job Description

The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Inova Fairfax is seeking a full time experienced CICU RN for Weekends. CICU is a fast-paced critical care environment that places a strong emphasis on teamwork, excellent patient care, and providing a variety of learning opportunities to support the professional growth of our team. Our high performing nursing team works in close collaboration with extensively trained medical colleagues to include a Cardiac Intensivist, Medical Intensivists, Interventionalists and Cardiologists rotating as CICU attending, and Cardiology Fellows.

Our specialty population includes but is not limited to:

  • Unstable STEMI management and post PCI/PTCA recovery, serving as STEMI response for the campus
  • Complex cardiac arrest and cardiogenic shock management including therapeutic hypothermia, CRRT, ECMO, Impella, and IABP therapies
  • Complex advanced heart failure management, including traditional LVAD therapies, Heartmate and Heartware, as well state of the art percutaneous VAD devices (Tandem Heart)
  • Complex unstable arrhythmia management, including care of complicated laser-assisted lead removal for PPM/AICD replacement, and transvenous pacemakers
  • Advanced pulmonary hypertension therapies including Remodulin and Veletri

    Key aspects of our unit that allow us to perform high quality care:
  • State of the art monitoring devices and frequent exposure to cutting edge technologies and therapies
  • Highly trained charge nurses out of staffing 24/7 in addition to a resource nurse
  • A highly engaged core leadership team including nursing, medical, and pharmacy leaders who are invested in the patient care, growth of the program, and success of the team
  • Medical direction by a highly skilled Cardiac Intensivist in collaboration with Fellowship Program Director, and a Medical Intensivist
  • Highly trained Cardiac Clinical Specialist
  • A growing Cardiology Fellow program that supports a model of 24-hour cardiology availability
  • Clinical technicians who provide CNA and phlebotomy support
  • A zero-tolerance policy for negativity and disrespect between team members
  • A strong emphasis on professional growth and development

    Qualities that would make you right for our team:
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and emergency management
  • Collaborative approach to patient care
  • Autonomy
  • Proactivity
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Effective communication skills
  • Positive and professional attitude
Above all a passion for excellent patient care throughout the care continuum.