RN - Advanced Heart Failure - FT Nights

Location
Saint Thomas, TN, Nashville, TN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 14, 2018
Closes
Feb 03, 2018
Specialty
Cardiology, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job ID: 230758

RN - Advanced Heart Failure - FT Nights

Nashville, Tennessee

Regular
/
Night

Additional Job Information

Title: RN - Cardiac Telemetry

City, State:  Nashville,TN

Location:  Saint Thomas West Hospital

Department:   Telemetry 4A

Additional Job Details:  FT Nights

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Cardiac Telemetry RN provides telemetry monitoring in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Monitors, reads, interprets and reports telemetry readings. Recognizes and corrects for artifacts.

  • Notes and carries out physician and nursing orders.

  • Provides patient and caregivers/family members with education concerning the patient's plan of care, medications, activity restrictions and disease prevention.

  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

  • Administers cardiac intravenous medications based on established protocols under the direction of a physician(s).

  • Assesses and coordinates discharge planning needs with patient, family, and members of the healthcare team. All other duties as assigned.

  • Coordinates with participating healthcare providers to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:


  • Required Credential(s):

    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 


  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

Education:
  • Diploma 
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Work Experience:
  • Clinical nursing experience within the past 5 years preferred.

How To Apply

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension candidate care at 1-855-778-6037 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

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