Unit Support Specialist CVICU

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Critical Care CVICU
  • Full-time - Evening shift - 3p- 11p - Monday- Friday; 3pm to 11pm
  • Patient Care Support
  • Req #: 320898
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  • Job Summary
    • Works under the supervision of RNs and LPNs to provide assistive care, clerical support, and communication for patients, team members, professional and technical staff, and visitors.
  • Education
    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • One year of clerical experience required and familiarity with medical terminology preferred.
    • Candidate must have at least one of the following:
      • Six months of patient care experience within the last two years
      • Enrolled in a medical related college programs and in clinical rotation
      • CNA, CMA, PCT or EMT certification
  • Experience
    • Internal candidates who have completed all required competencies and are fully trained will also be considered.
  • Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries
    • Current BLS certification required. 

Additional Information

The Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit is a 20-bed unit with 4 dedicated ECMO suites.  The CVICU provides state of the art care for neonatal and pediatric patients with acquired or congenital heart disease that require intensive care management or close monitoring for conditions such as: co-morbidities of congenital or acquired heart disease; pre and/or post-operative cardiac surgery patients; dysrhythmias; cardiomyopathy; pre and post-operative care of cardiac transplants; and patients requiring Ventricular Assist Devices (VAD) or Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO).  Please visit www.childrensal.org/heart for more information.  

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