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Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit Nursing (CVICU) Jobs

We're staffing cardiovascular intensive care unit (CVICU) travel nursing jobs throughout the United States. CVICU RNs are among the most sought-after specialty nurse professionals working today, and RN Staff can connect you with exclusive travel nurse career opportunities.

In addition to a comprehensive suite of benefits and top pay, our travel nursing employment opportunities include state licensure, housing, day-one health insurance and everything else you need for a successful experience.

Get details on salary and job description below, or search CVICU nursing jobs available now.

Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit Nursing Salary, Description, and Other Valueble Information

CVICU nursing jobs involve responsibility for administering care for patients following open-heart surgery. RNs working in this highly specialized unit may also be responsible for heart transplant patients.

The CVICU nursing jobs offered through RN Staff require an associate’s degree in nursing, although bachelor’s degrees are typically preferred. In addition, certifications are required in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and BCLS (basic cardiac life support) or ACLS (advanced cardiac life support).

CVICU nurse salary rates vary depending on experience, training and location, but the average is approx. $77,000 per year, according to the 2012 Nurse Salary Survey from ADVANCE for Nurses. RN Staff offers travel CVICU jobs that provide competitive wages and a host of perks including free liability insurance and comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance, with optional 30-day coverage between assignments.

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