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RN - HVU Weekender Program (Days)

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE
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First Shift (United States of America)

Staff Nurse/Registered Nurse - Heart and Vascular Unit

New Grads and Future Nursing New Grads are welcome to apply up to 6 months prior to graduation!


  • Competitive Compensation
  • $15,000 Bonus (if applicable)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Loan Repayment Program
  • ADN > BSN Funded Sponsorship Program

Why Nebraska Medicine:

Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, PTO accrual, tuition reimbursement

  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care

  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of American's top employers and the best employer in Nebraska

Position Highlights

The Heart & Vascular Unit (7HVU) is a 49 private bed unit. It is considered a specialty medical/surgical unit that is fast paced and will provide growth in professional knowledge and expertise in the care delivery of our cardiovascular patients. The staff will care for specialty patients such as stable heart and lung transplants and Ventricular Assist Devices (LVADs). The Cardiac Vascular Unit is a sister unit to the Cardiac Care Unit.

All staff nurses will attend a Cardiology Fellowship Program to enhance their skill set and prepare them to become Cardiovascular Nurse Experts

    Check out our Moments in Medicine from HVU

    Shift Details:



    Provide, prescribe, delegate, and coordinate nursing care with other health care providers to meet holistic care needs of a designated group of patients. Environment of care may be long term, emergent, critical, acute, interventional, or procedural driven.

    Required Qualifications:
    * Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) required unless candidate meets all of the factors to qualify for Exception A or Exception B*.

    * Effective communication skills required.
    * Ability to demonstrate initiative, teamwork and flexibility required.
    * Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska or current compact state license required.
    * Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required, must be from an American Heart Association (AHA) endorsed program (effective for new hires starting January 1, 2023 or later).
    * Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification department dependent required.

    * For Emergency Department, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within 6 months of hire or transfer date required.

    * Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire or transfer date department dependent required.

    * Trauma Nursing Core Course (TNCC) OR Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) within one year or hire or transfer date department dependent required.

    *Exception details:

    EXCEPTION A: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) has current experience directly applicable to position; (2) is deemed the best candidate for the position; and (3) written approval to hire a candidate without a BSN is received from the hiring Director, Nursing Practice Professional Development & Informatics Executive Director and Chief Nursing Officer. If a candidate is hired without a BSN after meeting these criteria, the candidate must either have 3 years of experience directly applicable to the position Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred. 1 or sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a BSN within four years from his/her hire date.
    EXCEPTION B: Candidate must meet all of the following: (1) is currently employed by Nebraska Medicine, or is eligible for rehire into a benefit eligible employment status at Nebraska Medicine within 364 days of the previous termination date; (2) hired by Nebraska Medicine before November 21, 2014, or hired by an entity acquired by Nebraska Medicine if the employee was hired before the acquisition; (3) has experience directly applicable to position; and (4) currently hold a Registered Nursing License.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    * Direct patient care experience preferred.
    * Based on position, prior experience in one or more of the following areas including cardiology, cardiac drip management, critical care, emergency department, medical-surgical, obstetrics, cardiovascular rehabilitation, telemetry, oncology, neonatal intensive care, pediatric acute care, solid organ transplant, cath lab, EP lab, quality assurance related to health care, perioperative and special procedures in applicable nursing specialty area preferred.
    * Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree preferred.
    * Based on position, one or more of the following courses including STABLE, smoking cessation counseling, basic critical care, or other specialty training courses preferred.
    * Experience with Microsoft Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel preferred.
    * Proficient with use of email applications preferred.
    * Proficient with use of departmental equipment and systems such as patient care equipment, telecommunication systems, information systems, pneumatic tube system, general patient care supplies, and transport equipment preferred.

    Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

    Date Posted July 10, 2024
    Date Closes July 25, 2024
    Requisition REQ-22402
    Address Clarkson Tower
    Located In Omaha, NE
    SOC Category 00-0000.00

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