If you are a cardiovascular intensive care nurse, and you like warm weather, MedPro Healthcare Staffing has an exciting travel opportunity for you in Houston, Texas.
The CVICU nurse administers medications, checks vital signs and alerts doctors if there are any significant changes in a patient’s condition. The CVICU nurse is a liaison between the doctors and the patients, looking out for the welfare of each patient and relaying important information to the patient’s family and friends. The key responsibility of the CVICU nurse is the daily care of patients, ensuring that each patient recovers comfortably.
Other duties of the CVICU nurse include administering care for patients following open heart surgery, treating and caring for heart transplant patients, and educating the patient’s family about the ongoing needs and care of the patient.
Candidates for the position should have an active RN license, a degree from an accredited nursing program, BLS and ACLS certifications, and at least two years of recent experience in an acute care CVICU setting.
As a MedPro employee, you will qualify for a generous array of benefits, including access to the industry’s best recruiters and healthcare facilities, flexible scheduling around your needs, private housing or housing allowance, group health insurance benefits from Aetna, company-paid life and disability insurance, full travel reimbursement, licensure assistance and reimbursement, and matching 401(k) retirement plan.
The Houston Area
This job is in Houston, Texas, the largest city in the Lone Star state and the fourth-largest in the United States. The city was founded in 1836 and named after Sam Houston, who had been president of the Republic of Texas and also won the Battle of San Jacinto.
The city is home to the Texas Medical Center, the largest group of healthcare and medical research institutions in the world. NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Mission Control, is also located in Houston.
The city has a varied economy, with energy, manufacturing, aeronautics and transportation industries. It is a leading center for healthcare and oilfield equipment. It has more Fortune 500 headquarters than any urban center except for New York City.
Houston is the most diverse city in Texas, and some have even described it as the most diverse in the country. Over 90 languages are spoken in the city, and its population is among the youngest in the nation.
If you are looking for travel nursing job opportunities in Houston or anywhere else, MedPro Healthcare Staffing can help you. We have many years of experience in the travel healthcare industry and a network of hundreds of healthcare facilities. MedPro will work with you to understand your skills and needs so we can put you in the best job. We are Joint Commission certified. Contact the travel nursing recruiting team today by calling 1-800- 866-8108, or apply below!
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