RN – Registered Nurse – Interventional Cardiology Step-Down Unit – Multiple Shifts


Pay Range: $26.56 – $44.35 / hour
– $5,000 new hire sign-on bonus (Full-Time only)
– Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Multiple Shifts Available:
UAB Medicine supports work/life balance and offers self-scheduling for the shifts on this unit:
– Full-Time AM: 3 12-hour shifts per week
– Full-Time PM: 3 12-hour shifts per week
– Full-Time Weekend AM and PM
– Part-Time Weekend AM and PM
– Flexi/PRN

Unit Details:
For the last 15 years, Cardiology at UAB Medicine has been listed as one of the Top 50 programs by U.S. News and World Report. From hypertension to heart transplant, and everything in between, UAB’s nationally ranked Cardiovascular Institute offers the full spectrum of cardiovascular care. The Interventional Structural Heart Step-Down (ICVU) is set up much like an ICU with bedside monitors, but functions as a mixed acuity interventional cardiology/structural heart step-down unit. Although turnover is quick due to the nature of these post-procedure cardiac patients, the staff is committed to improving patients’ quality of life and providing excellent quality outcomes.

To utilize the nursing process to care and/or counsel individuals in the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention of illness and injury. Using a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, nursing judgment, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems through activities such as health teaching, health counseling and the provision of care supportive and restorative of life and supportive of a peaceful death. To identify patient needs using the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Synergy Model. To delegate, coordinate and manage all aspects of nursing care provided to the patient, their family and our community in a timely and cost-effective manner. To deliver patient care in collaboration with the patient, their family and all members of the health care team and with the knowledge of a licensed physician, psychologist, podiatrist, and/or dentist.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is *****’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in *****, *****. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

– 5-time Magnet-designated organization
– U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, #1 in *****
– America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
– Level I Trauma Center
– NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Roles Responsibility
Caring for patients, Utilizing critical-thinking approach, Delegating and coordinating nursing care, Collaborating with healthcare team
Desired Qualification
Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the ***** Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.
Full Time
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