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CVICU 

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Baylor CVICU nurses are expert practitioners and valued partners on the cardiovascular intensive care team. They improve patient outcomes with evidence-based practice and are recognized for their accomplishments.

Our CVICU nurses use all of their skills in a fast-paced setting with the highest-acuity patients. They provide safe, quality, compassionate care that helps their patients recover and begin living life again.

With cardiovascular surgery services offered at six of our hospitals, you'll find a location that's right for you. Take a look at what we do and then apply for your perfect CVICU job at Baylor.

CVICUs at Baylor

 Baylor All Saints Medical Center at Fort Worth:
  • Number of Beds: 15
  • Procedures: All types of CV surgeries including CABG and AAA repairs
  • Unit Highlights: STEMI Team and Clinical Nurse Specialist on staff
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas:
  • Number of Beds: 20-24 (typically run 20)
  • Procedures: All types of CV surgeries including CABG, traditional valve and 'heartport' valve surgeries, Ventricular Assist Devices, IABP, CRRT and heart and lung transplants
  • Unit Highlights: Advanced CV unit and Level I Trauma Center; Unit based Nurse Educator and renowned CV Clinical Nurse Specialist on staff
THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano:
  • Number of Beds: 20, increasing to 44 with 2009 expansion
  • Procedures: All types of CV surgeries including CABG, MAZE, traditional valve and 'heartport' valve surgeries
  • Unit Highlights: 99% patient satisfaction, 4-5 day average length of stay, shared leadership and on-site research institute; moving towards a 24/7 advanced practice support staff

General ICUs with CVICU patients

 Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine:
  • Number of Beds: 20
  • Procedures: CABG, other cardiac and pulmonary medicine patients
  • Unit Highlights: Tenured staff with a great team that supports a healthy work environment; in the fall of 2009 THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Plano expands to THE HEART HOSPITAL Baylor Grapevine. That expansion will provide 16 CVICU beds.
Baylor Medical Center at Garland:
  • Number of Beds: 19
  • Procedures: CRRT, CABG, IABP and Neuro
  • Unit Highlights: Progressive community hospital with great teamwork and a family atmosphere.
Baylor Medical Center at Irving:
  • Number of Beds: 14
  • Procedures: Interventional Electrophysiological Procedures, cardiac and surgical
  • Unit Highlights: Excellent tenure among staff. Manager has been with Baylor for over 25 years. CV Clinical Nurse Specialist on staff.

For additional information on all of our hospitals, please visit the Career Locations page.

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