Registered Nurse - Cardiovascular Step Down Unit D5 at St. Joseph's Health

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Location: Syracuse, New York

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time


Rotating Shift


Currently offering up to $10,000 in recruitment bonuses for qualified energetic RN's who are passionate about the profession. We are devoted to flexible scheduling and work hard to balance and meet the needs of the unit and staff. We will consider full time, part time or per diem shifts. Come check us out!!!

St. Joseph's Health is one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention according to new research released by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. "As the number one hospital for heart care in the region, we are extremely proud to be named a Best Hospital for cardiac surgery for the fourth year in a row," said Leslie Paul Luke, president and CEO at St. Joseph's Health. "On top of that, to be awarded a Top 100 designation in spine surgery and coronary intervention is a testament to our amazing colleagues here at St. Joseph's Health. It is truly impressive that, even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, our incredible surgical teams have once again delivered outstanding patient outcomes."
Unit D5 is a 36-bed cardiovascular step-down unit caring for patients admitted for interventional cardiac procedures, medical cardiology, vascular surgery and is the designated stroke unit. We serve patients with a variety of acute medical, cardiac, vascular and respiratory conditions. We monitor class I telemetry and manage cardiac drips. Specialized training includes CORE EKG classes and stroke certification.

Organizational Highlights:

  • Recognized Leader: First Magnet Designated Hospital in Syracuse, highlighting our professional nursing staff.

  • Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open-door guiding principle gives all our nurses a voice.

  • Professional Relationships: Strong rapport with cardiology and hospitalist physician groups.

  • We incorporate a primary care nursing model with a team approach to meet the needs of the patient population

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program and generous tuition allowance.

  • Work/Life: Predictable patterned scheduling options balance work/life/school calendars.

  • We encourage job share opportunities to enhance satisfaction and growth.

What you will do:

  • Therapeutic med/surg nursing interventions and hands on skills including class I telemetry, cardiac drips, stroke care, temporary pacer care and more. Patient education, goal setting, critical thinking and care planning.

  • Care for and provide treatment modalities.

  • Collaborative team approach: SNAP rounds daily. Vent rounds with interdisciplinary team of hospitalist physicians, clinical affiliates, medical social work, care managers, nutrition, Rehab services, spiritual care and pharmacy.


  • Ensures quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the New York Nurse Practice Act, National Standards of Practice, and Nursing and Clinical Service standards of care and practice.

  • Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families.

Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current licensure, or eligibility for licensure, in the State of New York. **Graduate Nurses or RN's with less than 1 year of experience please apply to the GN residency postings.

  • Maintains current BLS/CPR certification.

  • Participates in orientation, continuing education to stay current with practice and skills related to specific areas of expertise.

  • National certification is promoted and supported for clinical ladder growth.

Career Advancement Opportunities:

  • Clinical ladder advancement with experience, staff engagement, and national certification.

  • Career path to leadership roles as team leader, preceptor, mentor, coordinator/management.

Mission Statement:

  • We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.


  • To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

Core Values:

  • In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.

Work Environment and Hazards:

  • Clinical setting. Exposure Class I

Physical Demands:

  • Medium work: must be able to lift 25 pounds frequently; occasionally lifting maximum of 50 pounds. Will require ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, squat and reach.

Work Contact Group:

  • All services, medical staff, patients, visitors, and various regulatory and professional agencies.

Supervised By:

  • Team Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Clinical Services/Nursing Administration.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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