Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) Nurse Jobs & Salary

Cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) nurse jobs are abundant like never before, and thanks to our status as a company of AMN Healthcare, NursingJobs.com can connect you with more CVICU job opportunities in more locations than any other nurse staffing company.

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  • Receive a highly competitive pay and benefits package, including comprehensive health insurance

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Description &
Responsibilities

CVICU Nurse Job Responsibilities

Cardiovascular intensive care unit nursing jobs include responsibility for administering care for patients following open-heart surgery. Nurses working in this highly specialized unit may also care for heart transplant patients.

Education &
Training

CVICU Nurse Requirements

The cardiovascular intensive care unit nursing jobs offered through NursingJobs.com require an associate’s degree in nursing, although bachelor’s degrees are preferred. In addition, certifications are required in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and BCLS (basic cardiac life support) or ACLS (advanced cardiac life support).

Salary &
Benefits

CVICU Nurse Salary

CVICU nurse salary rates depend on experience, training, and employment location, but typically average approximately $77,000 per year, according to ADVANCE for Nurses’ 2012 Nursing Salary Survey. It should also be noted that the acute care setting of cardiovascular intensive care unit nursing jobs requires an ability to excel in an often stressful environment.

Our industry-leading travel partners offer CVICU jobs that provide competitive wages and a host of perks including paid benefits, free housing, job-related travel reimbursements, and more. We provide liability insurance and health coverage as well as the option of keeping your insurance coverage for 30 days between travel assignments.

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