Licking Memorial Staff Nurse - Cardiology in Newark, Ohio
Staff Nurse - Cardiology
7a-4:30p with STEMI on-call
- STAFF NURSECARDIOLOGY Position Summary A clinically competent registered professional nurse who delivers patient care through the nursing process, including assessment, planning and delivery of care, patient education and delegation of nursing care. Requires both cognitive and technical skills to work with complex equipment and assist physician specialists with performance of cardiopulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures specific to the Cardiology department. Has the ability to perform multi-tasking, priority setting and can adapt to changing demands in a fast paced environment; must work independently and work well with others. Work entails interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with physicians, hospital staff, offices, patients, families and other guests. Accountable to the patient and family for care provided and to the patient care supervisor/manager for the totality of performance. Meets all standards and requirements of the LMH universal job descriptions. Assist Physician with invasive/non-invasive procedures. Must have previous cardiac care experience. Responsibilities Establish process improvement indicators and improve outcome Understands and administer IV medications to patients in emergency situations. Assist physician specialists and nurse practitioner with the care of office patients. Can perform telephone triage, information gathering, and priority setting and visit documentation. Enter charges using the computer system. Work with physician specialists to perform cardiopulmonary testing, including cardio versions, stress testing, tilt table tests and bronchoscopes. Requirements Maintains registered nurse licensure in the state of Ohio. Past experience in cardiovascular patient care. Demonstrated competency in conscious sedation. Demonstrated competency in ACLS. Work as a member of a team. Work independently. Is flexible and can adapt to change and daily assignment as needed. Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations. Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, or other characteristics protected by law.