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RN Registered Nurse - Cardiac Holding Recovery

Company: Ascension
Location: Detroit
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

*Sign-On Bonus Available (up to $7000)*


RN Registered Nurse - Cardiac Holding Recovery (Cardiovascular Outpatient Services) - FT/Day - Ascension St John Hospital - Detroit, MI

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday (4 days a week). No weekends, no holidays

Unit Description: COS is a 31 all private-bed unit with the ability to operate on an eighteen-hour basis.  The average census is 20-28.  The most frequent types of patients are interventional cardiology - cardiac catheterization, angioplasty, atherectomy, other interventions and structural heart along with electrophysiology study and treatment, TEE, loop insertion and cardioversion patients.  Other diagnosis for the cardiology patients may include unstable angina, R/O MI, cardiac arrhythmia, positive MI’s and elective cardioversion procedures.  This unit also now cares for interventional radiology cases, and pre-procedural hydration. 


Special services include: post-angioplasty/indwelling sheath care, elective and emergent cardioversion, NTG infusion, antiarrhythmic therapy, cardizem infusion, anticoagulation therapy, post pacemaker and defilbrillator care, stent care (post) coronary and peripheral, post DCA, PICC, TEC, MRA, EPS or Ablation (AV),  Post IC thrombolytics, inotropic Infusion, post-AWTE MI, post carotid stent care, assisting sedating TEE patients, assisting with NIPS procedure, 1:1 recovery for all EPS patients, IV conscious sedation, pre and post interventional radiology, admitting and prepping all procedure patients.

What You Will Do:

Provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • Implement and monitor patient care plans. Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate.
  • Serve as a primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Note and carry out physician and nursing orders.
  • Assess and coordinate patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.
  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Michigan Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.
Additional Preferences:

At least 1 year of RN experience preferred

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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