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Registered Nurse Cardiology Clinic PRN

Company: Rapides Regional Medical Center
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Description Introduction Rapides Regional Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for Registered Nurse Cardiology Clinic PRN position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.Benefits Rapides Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stockFamily support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and moreConsumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer DiscountsRetirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnershipsEducation assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)Colleague recognition programTime Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income. Learn more about Employee Benefits Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.\n You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at Rapides Regional Medical Center!Job Summary and Qualifications The staff nurse provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical and pre-operative environment. Communicates with the physician continuously and as needed about patient condition. Assists with the maintenance of equipment and inventory. Assesses procedure room for equipment functioning and readiness. Obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of the Non-Invasive Cardiology team are met. Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.\n What you will do in this role: Responsible for admitting, recovering and discharging of patients from the Non-Invasive Cardiology Department. Provides follow-up. Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other health team members as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric and geriatric patient populations. This includes post-procedure assessments. Appropriately assess and reassess the patients' pain. Utilizes pain management techniques using age appropriate interventions. Involves the patient in effective management of the pain. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihoodof medical/health care errors. Approaches patient in a kind, gentle manner. Demonstrates the ability to handle emergency situations during high risk procedures. Gives patient explanations and verbal reassurances consistently. Adapts nursing procedure to meet the needs for treatment of individual adult and geriatric patients. Identifies the patient verbally and by the patient's ID armband. Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner. Demonstrates the ability to assess cardio-respiratory systems for changes in adult to geriatric patients and is able to treat appropriately. Able to modify job duties and communicate with customers to provide age appropriate care to the patient populations served. Able to interpret data about the patient's status in order to identify each patient's age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Appropriately responds to a patient in an emergency or physically distressful situation. Assessment and reassessment of the patient is clearly and concisely communicated on charting. Documentation meets current standards, policies and procedures. Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with coworkers for the patient's benefit. Responsible for daily check of emergency crash cart and defibrillator. Counts narcotics at beginning and end of each shift with another RN per facility policy and procedure. Is able to perform all nursing duties as required. Utilizes initiative, self-motivated; manages time and activity, does not waste time. Demonstrates the ability to educate patients and their families. Maintains patients' images and records. Responsible for performing clerical duties as assigned. Meets dress code standards for the department; adheres to policy for "Attire in the Non-Invasive CardiologyDepartment". Completes annual educational requirements. Maintains regulatory requirements. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times. Reports to work on time and as scheduled. Maintains on-call schedule. Participates as scheduled. Wears identification while on duty; uses computerized punch time system correctly. Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion. Attends annual review and department in-services as scheduled. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner. Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices. Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department. \n What qualifications you will need:Advanced Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start datePALS Pediatric Adv Life Supt must be obtained within 60 months of employment start dateRegistered NurseRegistered Nurse DiplomaBasic Cardiac Life Support, or CPR for Healthcare Providers must be obtained within 30 days of employment start dateShift: PRN, As Needed This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). Rapides Regional Medical Center is a 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana. We offer services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care. 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. This culture impacts the well-being of patients and their families. It also impacts your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. Learn what our commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Across HCA Healthcare's more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare. Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our Registered Nurse Cardiology Clinic PRN opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out. 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.

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