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RN-Cardiac Surgical ICU Stepdown (SPCU)- Nights

Company: Mercy
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: May 10, 2024

Job Description:

Experienced and New Graduate RNs encouraged to apply!

Candidates who do not yet have ICU or Stepdown experience will be considered for the next available Critical Care Residency.

Our renown Residency Program gives you access to some of the best resources and training to help you build a solid foundation of nursing knowledge, skillsets and experiences.

About Cardiovascular Surgical Stepdown (SPCU)!

SPCU is a 16 bed stepdown unit that provides care for primarily post-cardiovascular surgical patients, as well as many CVICU patients that aren't quite sick enough for the ICU, but are still a little too heavy for regular telemetry.

Many SPCU RNs advance to CVICU. This is a GREAT opportunity if you aspire to excel in Critical Care and pathway toward a career in ICU or as a Nurse Anesthetist.

Available Shifts (Full-Time; Three 12s): Nights (7:00pm-7:30am)


  • Education: Graduated from a school of nursing (Associate's Degree, Diploma, or BSN)
  • Licensure: Is personally responsible for obtaining, and maintaining, a current RN license within the hiring state and/or compact licensure in which nursing duties are performed and must meet all state board of nursing requirements.
  • Physical requirements/demands:
    • Position requires individuals to push, pull, and/or lift 50 pounds on a regular basis
    • Position requires prolonged standing and walking each shift
    • Position requires the ability to grip, reach, bend, kneel, twist, and squat to perform duties
    • Certifications:
      • Basic Life Support certification through the American Heart Association or successful completion of course within 30 days of hire

        We Offer Great Benefits:

        Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 32 hours or more per pay period!

        We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.

        At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.

        What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?

        Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

        For more information, please reach out to Ashley Absolon at

        ICU, Critical Care, Stepdown, Intermediate, Progressive, Cardiac, Surgical, Med Surg, Surgical, Medical Surgical, RN, Registered Nurse, CVICU, Cardiovascular, STL, St. Johns, St. Louis, Ballas

        Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Keywords: Mercy, St. Louis , RN-Cardiac Surgical ICU Stepdown (SPCU)- Nights, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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