42800 - Cardiac Intensive Care (CICU) - Level I-II

Rochester, NY


The Cardiac Intensive Care Unit offers a unique and exciting opportunity for new graduate and experienced nurses alike. Our team provides state of the art “Heart Care” to all of Upstate and the North Country. Our unit specializes in patients requiring mechanical circulatory support devices, high risk cardiac surgery, left ventricular assist devices as well as heart transplants. Nurses in the CICU are supported by 24/7 coverage of advanced practice providers creating a strong relationship with opportunities for developing critical thinking skills and autonomy. With our established Acute Shock program, nurses in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit are trained to manage patients requiring mechanical circulatory support devices including Impella, Intra-Aortic balloon pump, and Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO). Nurses in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit have the unique opportunity of joining the Adult Critical Care Transport Team and Acute Shock Team. Our nurses are prepared to care for this highly specialized patient population through a one-of-a-kind orientation process proven to foster successful nurses. Our hospital has been recognized with the Center of Excellence Gold level for Excellence in Life Support for patients requiring ECMO by the national Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO). Don’t miss the opportunity to be a member of this growing multidisciplinary team.


Requires a Diploma, Associate or Bachelor's degree from an accredited Nursing Program and an active New York State RN license in good standing.

Level I

Applicants will have less than 6-12 months of RN experience.

Level II

Applicants will have a minimum of 6-12 months of RN experience. This position assumes the charge nurse role, actively participates in unit/service activities, supports co-workers, and assesses unit needs.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 34.00 - $ 44.85 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Cardiovascular Nursing
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: FT positions available, D/E/N, 8 & 12 hour shifts, holidays and weekends per unit policy