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Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Short Stay

Company: Community Health System
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPositionFull-TimePOSITION PURPOSETo provide safe and effective patient care before, during and after the invasive diagnostic or interventional procedure according to the Tennova Healthcare Cleveland -Medical Center nursing and imaging practice procedures. To assist a physician performing a procedure by preparing the patient for procedures such as (but limited to) Cardiac Catheterizations, Cardiac Device Implants, Percutaneous Coronary Interventions, Special Radiographic procedures, and any other procedures performed in the Cardiac Cath Lab or Specials Lab. In order to prepare patients the Short Stay RN will teach patients about the procedure and answer questions. Provide booklets, videos, or other educational tools to reinforce learning. Assess for allergies, especially significant allergies such as a previous anaphylactic reaction to one or more allergens, including contrast media. The cardiologist will discuss benefits and risks, such as dysrhythmias, bleeding, stroke, or MI. Make sure the patient has provided informed consent.Further, the RN cares for patients post procedure and assesses for nausea or pain and provides medication as indicated. Assess the catheter insertion site for bleeding or hematoma with vital signs as ordered. Provide education post-op care. Review the discharge orders with the patient and family, including activity restrictions, and educate them about signs and symptoms of complications, including MI, stroke, and insertion-site bleeding or infection.To define excellence, and give hope, from our family to yours is our mission at Tennova Healthcare - Cleveland. To that end, our vision is to be the provider of choice for our patients, the employer of choice for those seeking to live lives of impact, and the team of choice for our clinicians at every level.Our commitment to each teammate is to provide an environment where excellence, personal and professional growth, and accomplishment can flourish. Our expectation for each teammate is that they share our commitment to create such an environment, and that our collective responsibility to our teammates and our patients remains at the forefront of what we do. We seek high performers. Join us if you are one.POSITION QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Must be a graduate of an approved school of nursing as evidenced by verification of state licensure.Experience:Minimum of one (1) year of nursing experience. Prefer cardiac experience. Some exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Cardiac Services Director.Licenses/Certificates:Current Tennessee or Compact State registered nurse license required. BLS and ACLS certification required. If not ACLS certified on hire, must acquire it within 6 months.

Keywords: Community Health System, Cleveland , Registered Nurse RN Cardiac Short Stay, Healthcare , Cleveland, Tennessee

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