Registered Nurse for Cardiology Practice

Location
Northern Virginia locations
Salary
negotiable based on experience
Posted
Jan 10, 2018
Closes
Feb 10, 2018
Specialty
Cardiology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Virginia Heart is Northern Virginia's premier cardiovascular practice, bringing an unparalleled standard of excellence to our patients. We are seeking talented and compassionate Registered Nurses to join our team of patient-focused professionals. This is an out-patient setting; no nights, weekends, or on-call required.
The RN will provide primary clinical support for the providers, ensuring that through teamwork, patients and other customers are provided quality and efficient clinical service.  

Responsibilities:

  • Assists the provider with patients in the including: Clinical Chart Preparation, obtaining the Chief Complaint or reason for the visit, obtaining vital signs, performing an ECG, reviewing current medications and allergies, updating patient history and review of systems
  • Performs Anti-coagulation Therapy Management
  • Authorizes prescription refills under direct supervision of the physician
  • Performs Stress Testing under the direct supervision of a physician
  • Performs telephone triage
  • Provides patient education
  • Notifies patients of test results per Virginia Heart protocol
  • Provides a safe environment for patients and staff
  • Works as a resuscitative team member in emergency situations, including administration of IV medications
  • Maintains the clinical flow of the office in a professional, courteous, and safe manner
  • Respects and maintains patient privacy and dignity. Adheres to HIPAA law at all times.

Job Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a Registered Nurse program.
  • Current Virginia State Registered Nurse License in good standing.
  • Minimum one year of clinical experience, cardiology experience preferred.
  • Ability to interpret 12-lead ECGs
  • Knowledge of cardiac drugs (classifications, side effects, etc.)
  • Current BLS required; ACLS preferred.
  • Computer literate and prior experience with an Electronic Medical Record (EMR).
  • Strong patient education skills

We are an equal opportunity employer.

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