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Trinity Health Registered Nurse - Intensive Care and Prgressive Care Units (Per Diem) in Syracuse, New York

Registered Nurse – Critical Care and Progressive Care Units (Per Diem) Varying shifts Our Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) is a 20 bed unit caring for patients after open heart and vascular surgery. Specialized training includes CORE EKG classes, balloon pump, ECMO, CRRT, VAD, Impella, Open Heart, Critical Event Management Training (CEMT), Ventilator/Respiratory class, PD. Our Medical Surgical Intensive Care Unit (MSICU) is an 18 bed unit caring for patients with critical medical and/or surgical care. Specialized training includes CORE EKG classes, Intra-Balloon Pump, Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy, Ventilator/Respiratory class, and Peritoneal Dialysis. Unit 3-4/PCU/ICU is a 20 bed progressive/critical care unit providing a higher flexible acuity level of patient care. Specialties include complex post op surgical care, acute exacerbation of medical conditions, post rapid response and conditions requiring frequent monitoring. Specialized training includes CORE EKG classes, Critical Care medications, ACLS, Ventilator/Respiratory class, and PD. We incorporate a primary care nursing model with a team approach to meet the needs of the patient population. St. Joseph’s earned the 2018 Women’s’ Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Healthgrades Quality Award for Cardiac Surgery Excellence, AACN Gold BEACON Award for ICU and recognized as one of the 2019 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized Leader: Only Magnet Hospital in Syracuse, highlighting our professional nursing staff.
  • Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open door guiding principle gives all our nurses a voice.
  • Professional Relationships: Strong rapport with the hospitalist physician group.
  • Advancement: Strong orientation program and generous tuition allowance.
  • Work/Life: Self-scheduling options to balance your work/life and school calendars.

What you will do:

  • Therapeutic med/surg nursing interventions and hands on skills including class I telemetry, cardiac drips, post open heart care and more. Patient education, goal setting, critical thinking and care planning.
  • Care for and provide treatment modalities.
  • Collaborative team approach: SNAP rounds daily. Vent rounds with interdisciplinary
  • Clinical Service standards of care and practice.
  • Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families.

Career Path:

  • Clinical ladder advancement with experience, staff engagement, and national certification.
  • Career advancement to leadership roles as team leader, preceptor, mentor, coordinator/management.

Mission Statement:

  • We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.


  • To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

Core Values:

  • In the spirit of good Stewardship,we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverencein honoring the dignity of every person, Excellencein expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.

Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current licensure, or eligibility for licensure, in the State of New York.
  • Maintains current BLS/CPR and ACLS certification.
  • Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise.

Work Environment and Hazards:

  • Clinical setting. Exposure Class I

Physical Demands:

  • Medium work: must be able to lift 25 pounds frequently; occasionally lifting maximum of 50 pounds. Will require ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, squat and reach.

Work Contact Group:

  • All services, medical staff, patients, visitors, and various regulatory and professional agencies.

Supervised By:

  • Team Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Clinical Services/Nursing Administration.


Job Number: 00115190

Location: Syracuse, NY

Organization Name: St. Joseph's Health


Employment Type: Part time

Hours: 0