Critical care nurses provide specialty care to patients with immediate, life-threatening injuries and illnesses. There are many subspecialties within critical care providing enhanced opportunities for clinical practice and professional growth.

Critical care nurses work in intensive care units (ICUs), pediatric ICUs, neonatal ICUs, cardiac care units, cardiac catheterization labs, telemetry units, progressive care units, emergency departments and PACUs.

Critical Care Nursing at Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic offers opportunities for critical care nurses to work on a number of units at our main campus and community hospitals. Critical care nurses at Cleveland Clinic function in a supportive team environment. These nurses have the opportunity to care for patients undergoing advanced surgical procedures and work with world-renowned physicians and cutting-edge surgical procedures and technology.

Cleveland Clinic offers a Nurse Residency Program for new graduates and to anyone with less than one year of nursing experience.

Critical Care Transport

Cleveland Clinic also offers Critical Care Transport which can be another exciting career path for critical care nurses. One phone call brings the expertise of Cleveland Clinic physicians, nurse practitioners, critical care nurses and critical care paramedics to patients in need anywhere at any time across the globe. Cleveland Clinic’s Critical Care Transport team is recognized as a world leader in transporting critical patients. The team is available 24/7 to transport critically ill and injured patients of all ages via ground mobile intensive care unit, helicopter or jet aircraft.

Our Critical Care Transport team works with referring healthcare providers to bring Cleveland Clinic care to the bedside, often improving outcomes for many serious and complex conditions.

Cleveland Clinic's Critical Care Transport Team is devoted to serving communities. In an effort to provide the highest level of service, we have developed an outreach program to ensure we stay in close communication within communities and with professionals around the world.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

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