RN Cardiopulmonary - CPT, Days

Location
Roseburg, OR
Salary
Competitive
Posted
2/7/2018
Closes
2/22/2018
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Pay Scale: $34.34 - $52.53

 

Shift: Monday & Tuesday, days

 

Job Summary:

 

Under the direction of the Medical Director, the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Registered Nurse is a professional with expertise in cardiovascular specialty areas.  Their role will integrate the components of clinician, teacher, consultant and researcher.

Essential Duties:


  • Accepts and promotes the mission of Mercy Medical Center by assuring that patients of the Cardiac Rehabilitation departments receive the highest quality of care and are treated with compassion and dignity.


  • Aids coordinator in developing operating policies and procedures.


  • Assists with the orientation of new participants, responsible for the initial assessment of the participant and assists in the development of the plan of care with other staff members.


  • Supervises exercise session, monitoring participants for appropriate responses to exercise.  Assesses participants pre, during and post exercise making appropriate referrals and/or recommendations to the participant, other staff, referring physicians, and/or Medical Director.


  • Reports any significant participant conditions (dysrhythmias, abnormal blood pressure responses, change in participant’s status, etc.) to the appropriate physician.  Initiates ACLS measures and/or emergency care according to hospital policy.


  • Charts and documents initial assessment, daily participant information, and progress.


  • Leads participant education sessions in areas of nursing expertise.


  • Checks emergency supplies on a regular basis.


  • Attends scheduled staff meetings.  Will be involved in educational sessions for cardiac rehabilitation professional staff.


  • Maintains RN licensure; keeps current in the field of cardiac rehabilitation through journals, inservices, and conferences.


  • Cross-trained to provide coverage for Cardiac Rehab, Pulmonary Rehab and Club Mercy as needed.


  • Assists with orientation for new employees.

License/Certifications:


  • Current RN license issued by the state of Oregon. 

  • Must have current BLS within 30 days of hire, arrhythmia certification within 3 months of hire, and must have ACLS within 6 months of hire. 

  • Prefer ACSM exercise specialist. 

  • Experience:


    • Prefer experience in exercise and wellness.    


    • Twenty-four months recent experience in Cardiac Rehab with phase I, II, and III or relevant experience is preferred.


    • Knowledgeable in exercise techniques and activity levels, monitoring equipment and arrhythmia recognition. 

    Education:

    • Graduate from an accredited Nursing program.

    • Prefer specialized education in critical care.