Staff Nurse II - MICU
UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
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Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
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Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Medical Intensive Care Unit
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Night/Day (United States of America)
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This is a bargaining union position.
External RNs with at least 1 year of experience are eligible for up to a $10,000 Sign on bonus (prorated for part time roles). The bonus will be paid out as a $5,000.00 gross pay adjustment in the first pay check and the remaining $5,000.00 will be paid upon completion of one year of satisfactory service.
As an MICU RN, you will be part of an interdisciplinary team that is committed to best practice and continually looking to evidence based research to treat critical illness and prevent complications within our patient population. The MICU is a 21-bed medical/cardiac intensive care unit where nurses are active in quality initiatives and research projects. Our patients are complicated and often have multi-system organ impairment, which requires astute assessment and clinical reasoning skills. We work as a team: environmental services, LNAs, RNs, unit clerks, RT, PT/OT, interns, residents, fellows, attendings, as we all strive for excellence in patient care.
MICU nurses love to learn and love to teach. This is an active learning environment that requires accountability and responsibility for outcomes. Many of our nurses are Certified Critical Care Nurses (CCRNs) or actively working to become a CCRN. Our nurses also have the opportunity to advance through the Clinical Advancement and Recognition Program (CARP).
Provides professional nursing care to patients in varying state of health and illness by assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the nursing plan of care. The Staff Nurse II functions as an essential member of nursing and multidisciplinary teams, providing direct patient care, instruction, and preparation for continuing care after discharge. May take charge as operational need allows.
State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter.
Appropriate experience in specific clinical area. Varies by unit.
Greater than one year of experience.