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AdventHealth Registered Nurse CVICU ECMO Specialist Full Time Days/Nights in Tampa, Florida


Registered Nurse AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 E Fletcher Ave, Tampa, FL 33613

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full-Time Days and Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Participates in timely documentation of comprehensive clinical assessments including assessment of clinical variables including but not limited to diagnostic testing and functional status, assessment of patients response to the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) process. 
  • Attends and participates in team, unit and campus meetings including hospital interdisciplinary rounds, discharge planning and quality improvement programs with the ability to communicate with the clinical team in a professional and effective manner.
  • Observes, monitors, assesses and reports patients response to ECMO as defined by program protocols. Provides clinical support for ECMO patients in collaboration with hospital nursing and perfusion team.  
  • Actively participates in ECMO equipment and device accessory management. Serves as a liaison between the hospital and payers, collaborating with Durable Medical Equipment (DME) providers to ensure appropriate allocation of supplies for care. Responsible for ensuring timely preventative maintenance on all ECMO equipment and replacement of equipment according to vendor standards. 

What You Will Need:

  • Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) OR 
  • Graduate of a Respiratory Therapy OR
  • Cardiopulmonary Science program
  • Three years of experience as an RN, RRT, or ECMO Specialist/Coordinator in an acute-care setting within the last five years

Job Summary:

The Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Specialist provides clinical expertise in their specialist area to optimize patient, family, nurse and team outcomes. This position assists with directing ECMO daily operations and participates in direct patient care to optimize outcomes in a fiscally responsible manner. The ECMO Specialist supports the practice of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation delivery processes through direct care, presentations, collaborative practice and knowledge of industry standards to establish clinical best practices. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.