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RN - Registered Nurse - Cardio-Pulmonary Critical Care Unit - Multiple Shifts

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, AL, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 4, 2024
RN - Registered Nurse - Cardio-Pulmonary Critical Care Unit - Multiple Shifts - (UAB000X0)


More money. Unlimited possibilities. Be a UAB nurse. Now offering recently updated regionally competitive pay and a new sign-on bonus.

Pay Range: $28.38 - $46.17 / hour
- $10,000 new hire sign-on bonus for experienced nurses (full-time and weekend shifts only)
- $5,000 sign-on bonus for new graduate nurses (full-time and weekend shifts only)
- Benefits available for eligible positions include: 100% tuition assistance, nursing-specific wellness initiatives, generous paid time off, annual certification recognition payment, paid parental leave, Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligible employer, plus more. In addition to our many benefits and perks, UAB Medicine provides a variety of resources to support employees both personally and professionally.

Multiple Shifts Available:
UAB Medicine supports work/life balance. The shifts available for this unit are:
- Full-time AM: 3 12-hour shifts per week
- Full-time PM: 3 12-hour shifts per week

Unit Details:
The Cardio-Pulmonary Critical Care (CPCC) Unit is a 19-bed intensive care unit that provides care for patients with heart failure, cystic fibrosis (CF), and pulmonary disease, as well as patients before and after heart or lung transplantation and after cardiothoracic surgery. This unit recently received a
silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence, which recognizes health care organizations like UAB Medicine that provide exceptional care through positive patient outcomes and greater overall patient satisfaction. This unit also provides care for 95% of UAB Medicine’s patients needing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). UAB Medicine’s ECMO program started over 20 years ago and is the only one in Alabama. The program consistently receives the Gold Level Award for Excellence from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). UAB’s ECMO program supports more than 100 adult patients per year, making it one of the busiest ECMO centers in the nation.

Work with the Best at UAB Medicine:
UAB Medicine is Alabama’s largest single-site employer and operates over 1,200 beds and over 200 clinics in Birmingham, Alabama. Our nurses are committed to delivering patient- and family-centric care, and our interdisciplinary care teams provide high-quality, compassionate service. When you become part of UAB Medicine, you join a nationally ranked academic medical center committed to education and advancing medical science through research.

- 5-time Magnet-designated organization
- U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, #1 in Alabama
- America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer, Forbes, 2021
- Level I Trauma Center
- NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Transplant Institute, Comprehensive Stroke Center

Our success in patient care, innovation, and education is a direct result of our supportive and inclusive culture, which promotes shared governance and empowers nurses at the bedside to be their absolute best. Whether you are looking to start your career, fast-track your development, or diversify your skills, UAB Medicine offers avenues for advancement that other employers cannot match.

Job Description:
To utilize the nursing process to care and/or counsel individuals in the promotion and maintenance of health and the prevention of illness and injury. Using a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, nursing judgment, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems through activities such as health teaching, health counseling and the provision of care supportive and restorative of life and supportive of a peaceful death. To identify patient needs using the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN) Synergy Model. To delegate, coordinate and manage all aspects of nursing care provided to the patient, their family and our community in a timely and cost-effective manner. To deliver patient care in collaboration with the patient, their family and all members of the health care team and with the knowledge of a licensed physician, psychologist, podiatrist, and/or dentist.


Graduate of an accredited Nursing program required. Bachelor's degree in Nursing preferred. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement. Currently licensed or eligible to be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) by the Alabama Board of Nursing required. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) is required or should be obtained within 30 days of employment. Depending on the unit/department, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA) may be required.

Primary Location

: UAB Hospital

Job Category

: Cardiovascular Services


: 702500000 Cardiovascular Services

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Rotation / Flexible Staffing / Multiple Shifts