Joining UofL Health – Heart Hospital Is More Rewarding Than Ever


As an experienced cardiovascular nurse, your skills are in high demand. You are valued at UofL Health, and we want to reward you with a compensation package that will positively impact you and your family. Speak with one of our recruiters to learn more. 


We believe in investing in even brighter futures. So, while other families are saving for college tuition, your UofL Health family has it covered for you and your family. 

Free Tuition

  • The benefit is available to full-time and part-time exempt and non-exempt employees and their domestic partners, spouses and dependent children after six consecutive months of employment.
  • This program covers all undergraduate programs at the University of Louisville (UofL). 
  • Participants will have tuition and student activity fees paid by UofL Health at the rate of an in-state resident student upon enrollment in a given semester.

Tuition Reimbursement

  • Courses and/or training development programs are typically used for graduate degrees and must be directly related to the team member’s current or potential assignment to be considered eligible for reimbursement.
        • For example UofL Health nurses can take advantage of a new program with the UofL School of Nursing. The School of Nursing is expanding it’s doctor of nursing practice program offerings to include a nurse anesthesia track.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)

In collaboration with UofL Health, UofL School of Nursing is expanding its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program offerings to include a nurse anesthesia track.

  • The 36-month DNP program prepares nurses to provide safe, competent and ethical anesthesia and anesthesia-related care. 
  • Encompassing a fully integrated curriculum model with simulation experiences in the first year along with didactic coursework that will prepare students to begin clinical engagement as soon as their third semester in the program.


UofL Health – Jewish Hospital believes in elevating the voices of nurses by fostering shared decision-making between bedside nurses and leaders. Our nursing congress in the shared governance model allows you to have an active voice and role in nursing practice. 


The health and well-being of you and your family are UofL Health's top priorities. We offer robust plans starting from $100 a month for your entire family.

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Heart Hospital Louisville KY

at a Glance











Now is your chance to lead and be the voice of the culture at the new state-of-the-art UofL Health - Heart Hospital. 

Built on the world-renowned legacy of 40 medical heart firsts at Jewish Hospital, the new UofL Health - Heart Hospital stitches together comprehensive heart services into one central location to heal, revive, protect and even replace hearts. Creating a rare opportunity for cardiovascular nurses in varying positions.


Join Our Team

The Heart Hospital’s CVICU/Open Heart Recovery is a 17-bed ICU that serves a highly acute cardiothoracic surgical patient population. These patients have complex care needs requiring multi-model device management including mechanical circulatory support, continuous renal replacement and cardiogenic shock. Our patient population spans from emergent CABG, to heart and lung transplant, dissecting aortic aneurysm repair and ventricular assist device placement and management. We would love to have you join this collaborative, engaged team! Their motto is, “Team Above Self.”


Join Our Team

A cardiovascular operating room that specializes in cutting-edge open-heart procedures. The CVOR is comprised of five dedicated ORs and an additional hybrid OR caring for medically complex patients and serving as both a regional and multi-state referral center. Recently our Heart Hospital completed the first combined heart and liver transplant in Kentucky, and the first total artificial heart implantation in a female patient in the world. Jewish Hospital has a long history of pioneering many other ‘firsts’ that are world renowned. We would love for you to be on this journey with us!    


Join Our Team

Come join our Heart Hospital cath lab with state-of-the-art imaging technology with six dedicated labs. This highly complex environment comprised of an experienced cardiac catheterization team serves as the largest cath lab in the Louisville community. Our team works with multi-model cardiac devices that include mechanical circulatory support (Impella, ECMO, VADs, Balloon pump, PA catheter insertion and management) to provide world class care. Come be a part of this team that promotes professional growth and advancement!    

Nurses Are The ❤️ Of Everything We Do

According to the World Health Organization, there will be a shortage of 13 million nurses worldwide by 2030. The effects of nurse burnout are impossible to ignore, and we have all felt them.

We're listening to what nurses need, and we can create a brighter future together with your voice.

At UofL Health, the nurses' impact on their communities' well-being is immeasurable. It is a vision carried throughout the UofL Health system, including the new UofL Health – Heart Hospital.

As the region's only academic hospital exclusively dedicated to comprehensive, innovative, quaternary heart care, UofL Health – Heart Hospital represents the future of heart care for Kentucky and the world. And we're excited to welcome nurses ready to lead cutting-edge interventional and structural Cardiology care.

“As a member of the Nursing Congress, I get to see the support coming from different levels. I love knowing that we can make a difference.”

Amanda Jo, MSN

“My father was a ventricular assist device patient here for many years. Caring for him — and seeing the care he received from this nursing team — inspired me to become a nurse and join UofL Health.”

Michelle, RN
Cardiac Nurse

Let's Grow Together







Rising 15-stories above downtown Louisville, the hospital boasts six dedicated cardiac cath labs, two hybrid operating rooms, three electrophysiology labs and five cardiac operating rooms collectively equipped for TAVR, WATCHMAN FLX™ and heart transplants.

With more than 100 beds dedicated to heart patients, we are looking for experienced cardiovascular nurses, including the cath lab, CVOR, open heart recovery and CVICU, who:

  • Establish how care is delivered
  • Implement nurse-led innovation
  • Enhance collaborative practice with our interprofessional team
  • Be a leader in Nursing Research
  • Desire roots in a new city to grow
Nurse Testimonials
Jewish Hospital Nurse Congress

Your Future Is In Louisville

U can be the voice for your colleagues through the nursing congress in the shared governance model. Using your experiences, you can create a nurse-driven culture and policies that allow all nurses to develop personally and professionally.

U can shape your future. Imagine, within months, you can be settled into your new home in Louisville and attend a college tour of UofL for you or your family members without the stress of student debt.

U can touch the hearts of your patients and their families in the OHRR or in the CVOR. As a leader in the cardiovascular field, you keep your fingers on the pulse of the latest advances in heart care through research and education. Now, you're a part of the system teaching and training the next generation.

2023 is your year, and we'd love to be a part of it! Let’s perform cardiac medical 1st’s together.

Take the first step toward your future today!

Heart Hospital Louisville

UofL Health Is Recognized Around The Globe As A Premier Destination For Heart Care