Cardiovascular Recovery Unit ( CVRU )


Austin, TX

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 160 days ago

  by    Nina Mathews

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We are looking for Cardiovascular Recovery Unit (CVRU) for our client in?? Austin, TX

Job Title: Cardiovascular Recovery Unit (CVRU)

Job Location: Austin, TX

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description:


  • Seeking  Cardiovascular Recovery Unit (CVRU)
  • Start : ?ASAP
  • Terms: Permanent
  • ?Shift:  Full Time Nights 


Position Summary:

  • The Registered Nurse (RN) utilizes the nursing process to direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to patients on an assigned unit in a safe and proficient manner according to individual patient needs.
  • Provides direct patient care based upon South Austin Medical Center Hospital Standards of Care and Standards of Practice, Polices, Procedures and Practice Guidelines.
  • Provides guidance and supervision to Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Nursing Technicians, Nursing Assistants and Unit Secretaries.
  • He/she acts as patient and advocate with the Hospital environment. Assumes Charge Nurseresponsibilities and accepts assignments on other units when necessary.
  • Possess the comprehensive nursing skills to perform triage assessment that shall include rapid systematic collection of data related to the patients chief complaint.
  • Completes and thorough triage assessment is performed and documented using the Nursing process at the time of presentation, based on accepted Emergency Nursing standards, on patient condition and Hospital policy.
  • Differentiates severity of patient problems and prioritizes care, designating an appropriate acuity level.
  • Facilitates the flow of patients through the emergency care system ensuring timely evaluation according to the health care needs of the patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of all aspects of medical and traumatic emergencies.
  • Considers principles of Emergency Nursing assessment while formulating appropriate nursing interventions for disease/trauma entity.


Job Requirements:


Education Requirements: 


  • Graduation from an NLN school of professional nursing.
  • Completion of or actively pursuing a BSN degree. 




  • A minimum of 1 year experience as a staff nurse in a critical care setting.
  • 2 years experience in a CVRU setting.


Licenses and Certifications:


  • Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Texas. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association.
  • CCRN 
  • Compact to Texas license must be obtained within the first 90 days of hire.