|Job Description:||The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CICU) is a 16 +bed unit and quaternary care referral center for 4 states. We care for cardiac patients from newborn up to young adults. The CICU patients have complex congenital defects requiring surgery, cardiology and/or cardiac transplant care. Specialized care provided in the CICU includes ECMO/ECLS, Berlin Heart, VADs, continuous renal replacement therapy, nitric oxide, ventricular assist devices, open chest procedures and temporary pacemakers. The CICU RN staff work closely with respiratory therapists, nutritionists, social workers, pharmacists and physicians to care for these critically ill children. The physical environment is made of mostly single rooms with a parent space (including a place to sleep in the room) that allows families to be present and partner in the care of their child.Exceptional staffing ratios! Relocation assistance is available for experienced ICU RNs.|
As an integral member of the Health Care Team, the RN functions within the Scope of Practice as defined by the State, the ANA Scope and Standards for Pediatric Nursing Practice, and adheres to Seattle Children’s policies/procedures and guidelines of care. Responsible for providing safe, family centered patient care. using the Nursing Care Process.
- Current RN experience working in a PICU, CICU or NICU setting is preferred.However, will consider RNs with at least two (2) years current pediatric acute care hospital RN experience and or two (2) years of adult CICU/ICU RN experience.
- Current Washington State RN License or ability to obtain.
- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
- Current BLS for Healthcare Providers. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) will be required upon hire or within the first 90 days after hire.
- Nurses may be asked to work overtime occasionally
- Current CICU experience preferred
- Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
- CCRN specialty certification
PLEASE NOTE: Due to our recent expansion and new patient care tower, we have several RN job positions available. We have 12-hour night shift and also 12-hour day/night shift rotations available. When working day/night rotating shifts, the rotation will generally switch every six (6) weeks. Schedules may vary. Hours are generally either 7am-7:30pm (day shift) or 7pm-7:30am (night shift)
Nurses generally work every other weekend and may be asked to work overtime occasionally.