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Cardiology Registered Nurse - Full Time Days

Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Location: East Stroudsburg
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured; educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a patient's ability to pay for health care.Cover Stress testing, Nuclear stress testing, apply holter monitors. Start IV's for nuclear studies, and imaging agent for echo. Assist with TEE and Cardioversion when covering inpatient department. Administer medications as needed.Responsible for providing individual patient care based on the nursing process of assessment, planning,-- -implementation,-- -and evaluation.-- --- -He/She-- -must abide by the regulations of the Pennsylvania State Registered Nurse Practice Act, maintain standards of practice as delineated by professional organizations for each-- -area of-- -practice and adhere to St. Luke's Hospital policies and procedures when providing patient care.-- - The Cardiology Nurse functions as a practitioner to maintain nursing care on inpatients and to institute nursing care on outpatient.-- --- --- -JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:-- -Assesses and monitors patient during procedures including but not limited to: TEE, Pharmacologic echo, stress testing and other diagnostic testing as assigned.-- - Documents adequately on pertinent data sheets.-- -Performs-- -veni-puncture as required for testing.-- -Assists physicians with orders and physical assessment of patients and documents assessments.-- -Administers medications for procedures and documents appropriately.-- -Accepts responsibility of keeping record of controlled substance during procedure and follows protocol regarding storage of such substances.-- - Maintains all crash carts.-- --- --- -Accepts responsibility for providing safe,-- -appropriate,-- -and ongoing quality patient care for patients experiencing procedures.-- --- -Provides follow-up telephone calls post procedures for ongoing quality improvement and customer service.-- - Documents and reports any unusual findings to the manager.-- -Functions as a professional role model and resource person, providing guidance to co-workers.-- -Maintains equipment in good working condition and secures repairs at the direction of the manager.-- -Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment and knowledge of growth and development appropriate to the age of the patient treated (Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent or Geriatric).-- -Maintains responsibility for own professional development through active participation in in-services and/or continuing education programs.-- -Maintains patient confidentiality.-- -Demonstrates/models the hospitals core values and customer service behaviors in interactions with all customers (internal and external).-- -Assist Department Manager with education and training required of department personnel.-- - Maintain education and competency documentation for department personnel.-- -Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled-- -within the Network/Entity as well as the proper release of information.-- -Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate reporting requirements.-- -Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and external).-- -Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement, Operational System/Process, and Safety.-- -Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures,-- -processes,-- -and practices.-- -Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding attendance and dress code.-- -Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated.-- --- -OTHER FUNCTIONS:-- -Maintains an awareness of department budget.-- -Maintains adequate supplies for the department.-- -Assists the Manager of Cardiology as needed.-- -Other duties as associated with this position as assigned.-- -Other related duties as assigned.-- --- -PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:-- -Considerable standing/walking.-- - Frequent use of hands.-- - Frequent use of upper extremities to reposition patients, transport patients, and lifting supplies up to 25 lbs.-- - Occasionally stoops,-- -bends,-- -and reaches above shoulder level.-- - Touching as it relates to feeling, hearing as it relates to normal conversation, high and low frequencies.-- - Seeing as it relates to general, near, far, color, and peripheral vision.-- --- -Also,-- -depth perception and visual monotony.-- --- --- -QUALIFICATIONS-- -(MINIMUM)-- -EDUCATIONS:-- --- - Registered Nurse with current license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania.-- - ACLS Certified.-- --- -TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:-- - Three years of Critical Care experience, cardiac background necessary.-- - Ability to monitor and administer IV medications.-- --- -WORK SCHEDULE:-- - Primarily Monday through Friday, day shift, evenings, weekends, and holidays as scheduled, based on the needs of the department.-- --- - Weekend on-call.-- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- -Please complete your application using your full legal name and-- -current home address. -- -Be sure to-- -include-- -employment history for-- -the past seven (7) years, including your present employer.-- - Additionally, you are-- -encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history, education, and/or certifications and-- -licenses, if applicable. -- -It is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application. -- -Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: St. Luke's University Health Network, Scranton , Cardiology Registered Nurse - Full Time Days, Healthcare , East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania

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