It takes a highly skilled nurse to care for our organization’s sickest patients. Our Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) nurses at Mercy Cedar Rapids apply advanced skills to ensure the best care of critically ill people. This job will provide you the opportunity to learn and grow in a fast-paced, challenging environment. In addition to outstanding critical thinking skills, nurses on this unit have the privilege of working alongside a multi-disciplinary team of providers to attain better patient outcomes. One thing all Mercy MICU nurses have in common: They go out of their way to provide compassionate, high-quality care. Do you have the commitment and desire to join our team?
Experience in acute care setting preferred.
Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred.
The department requires Conscious Sedation within six months of hire.
The department requires Intra Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP) training within 1 year of hire.
Licensure, Certification, Registration
Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required.
Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required. Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required within 6 months of hire or transfer.