Registered Nurse - Open Heart

Huntington, WV
Travel Contract

Registered Nurse - Open Heart

  • Base Pay Rate: $62.00/hour
  • Overtime Multiplier: 1.25% for over 40 hours in a week Charge Nurse
  • Differential: $3.00 On Call Pay: $5.00 Call Back Rate: 1%
  • Join Our Dedicated Team as an Open Heart Registered Nurse! Location: Huntington, WV 25702

Job ID: 2308650 Unit: OHICU (Open Heart ICU) Shift: Night 3x12-Hour (19:00 - 07:00) Start Date: ASAP Duration: 13 Weeks Position Available: 1

Job Overview: The medical Center is currently seeking a compassionate and skilled Registered Nurse to join our Open Heart ICU team. This role is critical for the recovery and care of patients following Open Heart Surgery and various cardiac procedures. As a dedicated member of our team, you will play a key role in delivering exceptional care during the night shift in a dynamic and supportive environment.


  • Provide specialized care for patients recovering from open heart surgery, including CABG, valve replacements, and ascending aneurysm repairs.
  • Operate and monitor critical care equipment such as cardiac Impella devices, intra-aortic balloon pumps, IV pumps, and renal reperfusion machines.
  • Proficiently perform telemetry monitoring and interpret cardiac strips.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure comprehensive patient care.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Must have experience with post-operative cardiac surgery recovery.
  • Skilled in epicardial pacing.
  • Must possess a West Virginia or Compact nursing license at the time of submission.
  • Compliance with COVID-19 vaccination guidelines (medical/religious exemptions considered).
  • Flu vaccine status is unknown.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Base Pay Rate: $62.00/hour
  • Overtime Multiplier: 1.25% for over 40 hours in a week
  • Charge Nurse Differential: $3.00
  • On Call Pay: $5.00
  • Call Back Rate: 1%
  • Holiday Pay: 1.25% (Includes New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas)
  • Orientation: 16 hours, Non-Billable
  • Tier 2 Travel Compliance: Local candidates (within 50 miles) are not accepted.

Don't miss the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to delivering exceptional care to patients in their crucial recovery phase after Open Heart Surgery. If you meet the requirements and are ready to make a significant impact, apply now and embark on a rewarding journey with us!


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