MountainView Hospital is a state of the art, full service medical facility located in the heart of Northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areas in the Valley. With a dedicated and talented staff of employees and outstanding physicians, MountainView Hospital is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996.
MountainView features nationally recognized programs including a top cardiovascular thoracic center, the renowned Las Vegas Institute for Robotic Surgery, an Accredited Chest Pain Center and Certified Stroke Center. Other areas of excellence include emergency care, urology and gynecological services, orthopedics, vascular care and inpatient rehabilitation unit. The hospital is a member of the respected Sunrise Health System consisting of Sunrise Hospital, Sunrise Children's Hospital, Southern Hills Hospital and several surgery and diagnostic imaging centers offering a complete range of specialized and technologically advanced services.

The patient populations we serve in this unit are Cardiac Bypass, and complex valve replacement/repair patients. Also we have Impella, TAVR, CardioMems, and Watchman programs at MountainView. Our surgeons are exclusive at MountainView, and we have 24/7 Intensivist coverage in all the ICUs.

We also have a Graduate Medical Education with internal medicine and general surgery residents and growing, so we are teaching and learning center.

The major strength of the unit is the highly engaged team. We have been extremely successful dealing with increasing patient turnover rate and need to expand the team to meet the growing program.


POSITION SUMMARY (includes, but is not limited to):

The Registered Nurse as a Cardio-Thoracic Intensive Care Unit Resource Staff Nurse in Adult Critical Care performs the functions of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care for patients. Meets Standards of Care and Standards of Practice, supervises assigned personnel and provides education and clinical support for the care of cardiac thoracic surgery patients. Promotes collaboration with physicians and personnel of other departments. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care and staff support appropriate to patients served. Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development over life span and possesses ability to assess data reflective of patient status and interpret appropriate information needed to identify patient requirements relative to his/her age specific needs. Provides care needed as described in department policies and procedures. Completes a competency skills checklist within 3 months of employment; complies with hospital employee health, infection control, and safety management programs.

Graduate from a school of nursing

Successful completion of basic critical
care course or equivalent training for this hospital's critical care course

Minimum 1 year experience preferred in
Cardiovascular Surgery ICU Recovery and Care
Complete CVICU Cardiac Care Course within 4 months of hire into CTICU

Current license to practice, as a
Registered Nurse in the State of Nevada required
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
within three (3) months of Hire/Transfer
CCRN preferred
CSC preferred

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