Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.
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.