Long Island Community Hospital has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at LI Community Hospital are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. It is an exciting time to join LI Community Hospital, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.
LI Community Hospital offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.
An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.
The Cardiovascular Progressive Care Unit (CPCU) nurse gives direct nursing care to adult and geriatric patients. The CPCU RN will be caring primarily for patients who have had cardiac related events and or procedure to include, cardiac catheterization, Percutaneous Coronary intervention (PCI), Pacemaker and ICD implants, electrophysiology studies and ablations. The RN will be responsible for monitoring of patient which includes telemetry and hemodynamics as well as continuous assessment and medication administration.
Applicant must possess current NYS RN license, BSN preferred. BLS and ACLS certification required. Successful completion of critical care course. Recent Critical Care or CPCU equivalent experience. Physically able to perform CPR, lift and transfer patients, document and stand/walk for extended periods of time, and wear protective gear as appropriate for assigned area including, but not limited to isolation garments. Practice reflects customer service excellence. Ability to clearly communicate in verbal and written format. Analytical ability to assess and develop solutions to clinical situations or unit problems. Able to interpret ECG rhythm strips and identify changes and abnormal rhythms. Able to monitor and interpret hemodynamic waveforms and identify abnormalities.