Clinical Nurse II - Cardiovascular Surgical ICU (CSICU)

Subspecialty: Cardiovascular ICU

Posted: 10/19/2018

Company: UNC REX Healthcare - For more than 120 years, UNC REX has provided expert care for the Wake County community & surrounding areas. With more than 6,000 co-workers, UNC REX is a 665-bed private, not-for-profit health care system and is a member of UNC Health Care. We treat nearly 34,000 inpatients each year & we’re committed to ensuring the satisfaction of everyone we support.

At UNC REX Healthcare we believe that every co-worker is called to help fulfill the mission to provide the best in health services by bringing together compassionate care and leading-edge technology. The Living our Values program provides UNC REX co-workers with a roadmap for living our values through service. At UNC REX our goal is to EXCEL.

Our EXCEL Values - What We Believe In

Excellence: Promoting high standards of service and performance.

Xtra Effort: Our patients, physicians and co-workers deserve the best. Our goal is to exceed their expectations and provide outstanding quality care.

Compassion: Respecting each person as an inherently valuable member of the human community and as a unique expression of life.

Expect safety and accountability: Assuming responsibility for actions and decisions.

Little things: Encouraging honesty, consistency and thoughtfulness in all that we do.

As you explore employment at UNC REX, we encourage you to thoughtfully consider these values as essential responsibilities of all co-workers. If you believe that our EXCEL values are a fit with your personal values, then we welcome you to apply for positions that are a match with your skills and qualifications. New UNC REX co-workers will be expected to sign a Shared Commitment Statement and will be evaluated on their effectiveness of living these values in the annual review.

Consistently living out these behaviors is how UNC REX co-workers make a difference in the lives of their patients and their peers.

UNC REX Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Location: Raleigh, NC

Description: Clinical Nurse II - Cardiovascular Surgical ICU (CSICU)
UNC REX is seeking a Clinical Nurse II for our Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care for night shift. CSICU Intermediate Care opportunities also available.The North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital is located on UNC REX main campus in Raleigh. This eight-story, 306,000 square foot building brings together in one location UNC REX's heart and vascular care.

Evaluation of Care - Identifies expected patient outcomes. Seeks guidance as needed in revision of plan of care. Participates in discussion with members of the interdisciplinary team in evaluation of patient care. Communicates relevant information to promote continuity of care.

Implementation - Demonstrates competence in care of patients with complex problems, including population-appropriate physical, psychosocial, educational and safety aspects of care. Performs bedside point of care testing as required for patient care plan. Utilizes
healthcare organization and nursing standards, policies and procedures in delivery of care. Organizes and prioritizes care according to patient/family needs. Consults with appropriate resources in a timely fashion regarding patients with complex care issues, unusual
teaching needs and/or those at high risk for discharge planning.

Leadership - With assistance, develops goals to promote professional growth or minimize limitations. Achieves goals and objectives within identified time frame or renegotiates with supervisor. Is knowledgeable about activities which facilitate intra/interdepartmental collaboration. Participates in development and achievement of unit goals and performance improvement activities. Effectively uses communication systems. Participates in promoting cost-effective care. Gives feedback to co-workers. Is aware of public policy and regulatory guidelines affecting the health care environment. Promotes a safe, clean and secure hospital environment for all.

Patient Assessment - Recognizes data from complex situations to determine priorities for care. Includes appropriate physical, psychosocial, education and safety needs. Synthesizes assessment data into meaningful whole prior to communication to others. Assesses and
anticipates discharge needs of individual patients and families. Develops relationships with families that promote their ability to advocate for the patient and their own needs.

Planning - Collaborates with patient/family to prepare or update the plan of care. Makes use of available multidisciplinary resources in planning care. Begins to use full range of communication as a means to convey planning. Identifies and addresses cultural and ethnic
issues in planning patient care. Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks for patients with complex problems.

Research - Reads journals that contain studies or articles that may be applicable to practice. Brings ideas and questions to the staff at large for assessment of applicability.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: Candidate is required to have an Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification,a Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification and be licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina (RN NC LIC).

It is preferred that the candidate have a Bachelor's degree (BSN) from an accredited School of Nursing.

Job reference: NUR00OIB

Benefits: Employment at UNC REX Healthcare is so much more than just a job. We're focused on your health, your wealth and your career. We realize your benefits are an important part of your workplace journey. UNC REX proudly offers co-workers and families a comprehensive benefit program that is flexible in its design, provides for varying levels of coverage, offers voluntary supplemental programs and provides personal tax advantages whenever possible.

In addition to traditional benefits, we offer five conveniently located REX Wellness Centers. Consult with a dietitian, take a yoga class or squeeze in a few laps between shifts.

Another benefit we offer is a highly rated REX Child Development Center, which provides a convenient childcare option for our working parents, including easier access for breastfeeding mothers.

And the UNC REX benefits package also includes many extras like tuition reimbursement and discounted memberships. The best news of all? Even if you work part-time, you can receive many of the same benefits that you would if you had a full-time schedule.

Benefits available to UNC REX co-workers include:

Competitive salaries
Health insurance coverage effective the first of the month following employment *
Discounts on health insurance premiums for co-workers participating in the UNC REX wellness program*
Dental insurance coverage effective the first of the month following employment *
Vision insurance*
Flexible spending accounts*
403b retirement savings plan with company match - All co-workers
529 College Savings Plan
Tuition reimbursement*
Basic and supplemental life insurance*
Short-term and long-term disability (full-time only)
Supplemental short-term and long-term disability insurance*
Critical Illness insurance*
Accident Coverage
Accrued paid time-off program
Shift/weekend differentials
Discounts at UNC REX onsite pharmacy (over-the-counter items)
Free parking
Co-worker Assistance Program (EAP)
Credit union membership
Discounts on enrollment and monthly membership fees at REX Wellness Centers
Enrollment at on-site child care provided by REX Child Development Center*
Pathway for Advancement in Clinical Excellence (PACE) program
Free classes offered through the UNC REX Center for Leadership Excellence
*Available to full-time and part-time benefits-eligible coworkers only

How to Apply:

To apply online, please visit and apply using job ID: NUR00OIB
Recruiter contact: Natasha McLeod –



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