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Registered Nurse (RN) Cardiovascular ICU Job in Fresno, CA

Community Health System - CA

Location:Fresno, CA, 93720
Posted:Jun 24 2024

Job Description

Location: All positions are based in Fresno/Clovis, CA.

Incentives: Up to $10K sign-on bonus available for candidates meeting specialty experience requirements.

We are seeking RNs to join our Cardiovascular ICU team! In this fast-paced environment, you'll collaborate with a close-knit team while caring for a wide range of patients with varying acuity levels. Patients include those undergoing cardiac, vascular, and bariatric surgery. This is an ideal opportunity to grow your ICU experience alongside a specialized cardiac team.

Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital, established in 2003 as a dedicated cardiovascular surgery hospital, expanded to include bariatric and general surgery in 2006. This 57-bed hospital in north Fresno is now a worldwide leader in bariatric and metabolic surgery and collaborates closely with the Community Regional staff.

We recognize that providing the highest level of care begins with our incredible staff. Therefore, we offer unique benefits like free concierge services to run your errands while you work, well-being support through on-demand resources, excellent retirement options, and core benefits. Additionally, we provide relocation bonuses for those moving to our community.

Your Career at Community | Opportunity. Challenge. Growth.


In this nine-bed unit, you will have an RN-to-patient ratio of 1:2, with 1:1 care often provided based on patient acuity. You will work closely with a multidisciplinary team, including physicians, advanced practice professionals, clinical nurse specialists, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, case managers, and pharmacists. Your role is essential in integrating this multidisciplinary approach into your patient's care plan.

  • Collect and analyze comprehensive data pertinent to the patient's health or situation to determine the diagnosis.
  • Develop, implement, and coordinate a plan that prescribes strategies and alternatives to attain expected outcomes in a safe environment. Provide appropriate health education to patients and others.
  • Evaluate progress toward the attainment of outcomes, systematically enhancing the quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and patient safety.
  • Attain knowledge and competencies that reflect current nursing practice, evaluating your nursing practice in relation to professional practice standards and guidelines.
  • Interact with and contribute to the professional development of peers and colleagues, providing leadership in the professional practice setting. Integrate research findings into practice.



  • Graduate of an approved nursing program required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred.


  • Demonstrated proficiency in novice to advanced beginner clinical nursing practice.

Licenses and Certifications:

  • Current State of California Registered Nurse (RN) license required.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers by the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
  • Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within 3 months of hire or transfer into the job.

Refer to the department's specific requirements, orientation skills checklists, and competencies for additional certification requirements.