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Registered Nurse - Cardiac Rehab PRN

Company: HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Cardiac Rehab RN today with Rapides Regional Medical Center.
The Life of an HCA Nurse
You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Registered Nurse like you to be a part of our team.
The cardiac rehabilitation program will staff Registered Nurses that have expertise in cardiovascular disease and the application of secondary strategies. Their role will be to integrate the components of clinician, teacher, consultant and researcher.About this unit:Teamwork is the core of how we operateEngagement of Leadership Everyone on the team is motivated and patient focusedPatient safety and satisfaction are our number one priorityResponsibilities:Work well as a member of a multi-disciplinary team to offer comprehensive treatment strategies to provide positive outcomes for patients and for cardiac health, rehabilitation and prevention programs.Demonstrates ability to perform necessary skills and competencies including blood pressure taking with patients at rest and exercise, commitment to a healthy lifestyle as a model for participates and staff.Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively with rehab team members about individual patient findings or concerns and about program improvement issues.Demonstrate a willingness to strive toward proficiency in the core competencies.Assesses patients risk factors and demonstrate ability to offer support and strategies to assist patient in successful therapeutic lifestyle changes.Participates in programs educational efforts, classes and/or individual sessions.Participates in initial assessment and orientation of new participants. Assists in development of Individual Treatment plan (ITP) with other staff members.Adjusts individual exercise prescription in accordance to medical history, patient response and physician recommendations on a regular basis.Supervises exercise session, monitoring participants for inappropriate responses to exercise.Responsible for BP measurement and observation of telemetry response.Assesses participants pre, during and post exercise making appropriate referrals and/or recommendations to the participant, other staff and Medical Director.Charts and documents initial and daily assessments in participants record.Immediately reports and new, changing and/or significant participant conditions (dysrhythmias, abnormal blood pressure responses, changes in participants status, etc.) to the itiates ACLS measures and/or emergency care according to hospital policy.Participates in collection analysis and reporting of program outcomes.Keep current in field of cardiac rehabilitation through journals, in services and conferences.Participates in emergency drills and mock codes on a routine basis.Attend staff meetings and if unable to attend, meet with Director.What Qualifications You Will Need:Graduate of a Nursing Program from an accredited schoolCurrently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of LouisianaSpecialized degree, education and/or certification in cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention preferredBLS Providers to be completed within 30 days of hireACLS to be completed within 30 days of hire
Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 350 bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.
At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.
HCA Healthcare has been continually named a /World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere/ since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately for our Cardiac Rehab RN opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!
/We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status./Job:Nursing - ProfessionalTitle:Registered Nurse - Cardiac Rehab PRNLocation:Louisiana-Alexandria-Rapides Regional Medical CenterRequisition ID:02348-14055

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