Registered Nurse - Cardiac Telemetry Full Time Nights, Saint Thomas Rutherford

Location
Saint Thomas, TN, Murfreesboro, TN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 03, 2018
Closes
Feb 28, 2018
Specialty
Cardiology, Telemetry
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job ID: 225926

Registered Nurse - Cardiac Telemetry Full Time Nights, Saint Thomas Rutherford

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Regular
/
Night

Additional Job Information

Title: RN - Cardiac Telemetry

City, State:  Murfreesboro,TN

Location:  Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital

Department:   Med Surg 7E

Additional Job Details:  FT Nights

7:00pm-7:00am, weekend work required.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Provides care and monitoring for cardiac patients, stroke patients and patients requiring a Progressive Care bed.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

  • Care for post heart catherization patients, post pacemaker patients based on established protocols under the direction of a physician(s).

  • Care for patients that have an irregular heart beat/rate and require IV cardiac medications based on established protocols under the direction of a physician(s).

  • Care for acute stroke patients based on established protocols under the direction of a physician(s).

  • 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.

  • 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

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

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