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Cardiovascular Nurse - Travel - (Cardio - CVICU RN)

Job ID: 384412
Discipline Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 6/21/2018
Address: 6720 Bertner Avenue
Location: Houston, TX
Shift: 12 N
Duration: 13 Weeks
Start Date: 7/23/2018
Company: Onward
Employment Type: Temporary
Pay Rate: Call for details

*Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements. 

Job Description & Requirements

Cardiovascular Nurse - Travel - (Cardio - CVICU RN)


Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center (Baylor St. Luke's) has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2017-18 according to U.S. News & World Report, including second in Houston and fourth in Texas. The hospital's Cardiology and Heart Surgery program-in partnership with the Texas Heart® Institute-is ranked in the top 25 nationwide, and the Neurology and Neurosurgery service line is ranked as one of the top 40 nationwide. Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is a quaternary care facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s is home to eight freestanding emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston), Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Required Qualifications

ACLS BLS

Preferred Qualifications

LVAD exp.

Facility Location

From rodeos and performing arts to space exploration and medical research, Houston is a city with a uniquely vibrant style and flair. This truly Texas-size city is the ideal destination for traveling health care professionals looking to broaden their skills at highly respected facilities, while enjoying the city’s cosmopolitan flair, renowned arts scene and wide open spaces.

Job Benefits

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:
  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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