Why Cardiology? This 38-bed telemetry monitored nursing unit provides the opportunity to work with a wide variety of patients ranging in age from Adults to Geriatrics. The conditions that are within the scope of service for 4 south include but are not limited to the following:
Myocardial Infarction; including STEMI's; "NSTEMI" Coronary Artery Bypass Pre/Post Heart Transplant Patients Patients post Mitral Valve replacement Patients post Aortic Valve replacement Percutaneous Trans-luminal coronary angioplasty with or without stent placement Chest Pain Patients with Congestive Heart Failure Vascular surgeries including abdominal aortic aneurysm procedures Thoracic surgeries to include lobectomy and thoracotomy patients Patients with Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs)
Cardiogenic Intravenous Medication Therapy II.
Cardiothoracic Surgery, CVICU & EP Lab
"Truly one of the most fascinating floors to work on. Cardiology is a field where technology, resources and research are always being pushed to the highest level; 4 South is the setting where that takes place"
-Director of Nursing
Certifications: Ventricular Assistive Device Program, ACLS within 6 months
Integration with the Organization:
The Cardiac Care Unit works hand in hand with multidisciplinary teams of social services, case management, physical therapy, respiratory therapy and dietary. Care of patients on the Cardiac Care Unit are grounded on the principals of best evidence based practices to provide quality care to the patients. The unit values shared governance, professional growth, quality care & patient satisfaction to assist in fulfilling Baylor Scott & White's Mission values.
Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) required
RN license required
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
Note: If you have less than 6 months of experience, we recommend that you apply to our nursing internship program. Internships are available for new graduates and experienced nurses in a variety of specialties. New classes begin in January, June, and September.
Internal Number: 19005803
About Baylor Scott & White Health
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!